Fifth Title Carries Different Significance For Will Brown

For Will Brown, his first America East championship from 2006 will always hold a special place in his mind. A program in Division I for less than a decade hoisted their first America East men’s basketball tournament championship that season, a time when Brown remembered people thinking he was crazy for wanting to get to the program to the NCAA tournament and quickly. Continue reading “Fifth Title Carries Different Significance For Will Brown”

Future Of The Albany Cup Series Out Of Will Brown’s Hands

Since the final buzzer rang on Dec. 13 and the Great Danes hoisted the Albany Cup trophy in the Times Union Center, the question has turned to the future of the rivalry between Albany and their crosstown rival Siena. Continue reading “Future Of The Albany Cup Series Out Of Will Brown’s Hands”

Oklahoma Respectful, But Not Interested In Albany Backstory

COLUMBUS, Ohio – Like some others who emerge from the mid-major shadows in March, Peter Hooley went from relatively unknown (outside the America East and Australia, of course) national figure to a household name in the time it takes for a basketball to travel 25 feet with a slight arc.

But, even by the those standards, Hooley is not your ordinary instant college basketball hero. And his story (and the way he has handled himself subsequently) has gone from SportsCenter to national publications to him penning his own story in the New York Post for Thursday editions (which coach Will Brown said Hooley wrote on the plane to Columbus).

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