Tag "Albany"

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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Despite Sunday’s loss, Albany still confident going into AE Tournament

Last year, the Albany men’s basketball team lost to Stony Brook in its regular-season finale but still managed to win the America East tournament, defeating the top-seeded Seawolves and second-seeded Vermont for a berth in the NCAA Tournament. For the

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Will and skill: River Hawks knock off defending champ Albany for third straight win

(Lowell, Mass.) — The America East is a will and skill league – a whole lot of will and a little bit of skill is enough to grab a lot of wins in the “AE.” In their first year of

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“Deserve’s got nothing to do with it,” Albany survives UMBC in double-overtime, retains Championship Belt

(Albany, N.Y.) — Maybe the University of Maryland-Baltimore County Retrievers deserved to win last night; maybe the University of Albany Great Danes did not. But, as Clint Eastwood’s Bill Munny said to Gene Hackman’s Little Bill Daggett in Unforgiven, “‘Deserve’s’

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The death of a dream and the birth of a calling

God never closes a door without opening a window. To most, it is a clichéd saying – little more than lip service paid after a stroke of bad luck or a terrible tragedy. To former Albany Great Danes’ guard and

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OBW America East preseason predictions: #3 Albany

Projected Starting Lineup: G – Anthony Odunsi, Jr., 6’4” 210 G – Peter Hooley, R-Soph., 6’4” 200 F – Gary Johnson, Sr., 6’6” 205 F – Sam Rowley, Jr., 6’6” 230 C – John Puk, R-Sr., 6’10” 235 Overview: What

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