Tag "Albany"

Baker brings down the house: Albany freshman steals show with slam

The Great Danes were flying high Wednesday night, KO-ing visiting NJIT 65-48. Freshman Wheeler Baker was

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S & S: Newcomers Singletary and Sanders announce themselves with authority, aplomb

There is a popular sentiment among coaches when it comes to recruiting junior college transfers: Rent them for two years, use them for one — maybe a year and a little change if they are lucky. So steep is the learning curve

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Yet another new experience for Peter Hooley

Peter Hooley has lived the pendulum of life – the euphoria and elation, and harrowing heartbreak. He’s won two conference championships, earned America East Tournament MVP honors, travelled the world, and played in the spotlight of the NCAA Tournament. He’s

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Will Brown: 4x Conference Champion, Serial Tweeter

UAlbany’s Will Brown is the longest tenured coach in the America East; He’s won back-to-back conference tournament championships, bringing his all-time tally to four. Back in March, if but for a brief moment, his Great Danes were amongst giants in the NCAA Tournament.

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#TBT — OBW Classic Clip: Albany’s Chris Wyatt dunks all over BU

In honor of “throwback Thursday” AKA TBT, OBW editor-in-chief will be delving into his video archive every Thursday to share classic One-Bid Wonders clips. Perhaps I should call this “clips that remind me of my father,” because, ultimately, that’s what

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Albany lands a huge recruit

Fresh off back-to-back NCAA Tournaments, the University of Albany landed a huge recruit earlier this week. Literally. On Monday, 6-foot-10-inch 275-pound JUCO man-mountain Richard Peters announced his commitment to the Great Danes, signing his Letter of Intent the following morning.

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Albany’s experience eclipses Stony Brook’s youth

There was an interesting parallel to witness during the pregame warm-ups of yesterday’s America East championship. Stony Brook’s players looked like they were participating in “All-Star Saturday Night,” while everything was business as usual for Albany’s players. The Seawolves are

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Hooley’s clutch three pushes Albany past Stony Brook, 69-60, in the America East Championship

Late in the second half of the America East championship game, Albany’s Peter Hooley ran head-first into the shoulder of Stony Brook’s Eric McAlister and no foul was called, forcing the Great Danes to take a timeout so their star

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Stony Brook Seniors Hope Their Third Time’s a Charm

When Stony Brook played in the America East Championship game for the first time in 2011, Anthony Jackson, Dave Coley and Eric McAlister were freshman. They lost that game on a couple last-second free throws, but were able to return

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Dazed and Confused: No. 5 UMBC, lost from the start, falls to No. 4 Albany, 86-56

(Albany, NY) — Some games are over before tipoff. In the case of the second quarterfinal of the 2014 America East men’s basketball tournament, the game was all but decided before UMBC (8-22 Division I, 5-12 America East) left Catonsville.

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