Tag "Albany"

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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The Mouth of the America East continues to roar

Albany, NY – The mouth of the America East will continue to roar. On Thursday afternoon it was announced that University of Albany head coach Will Brown had signed a contract extension to remain at the helm of the Great

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League of Champions

It’s been almost two months since America East season came to an end when the Albany Great Danes were bounced from The Big Dance by top-seed Duke and the Stony Brook Seawolves took a tumble in the second round of

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Clock Strikes Midnight on Albany’s Cinderella Season

(Philadelphia, PA) – At 2:28 pm Eastern Time, the clock hit 0:00 at the Wells Fargo Center and struck midnight on the Albany Great Danes’ Cinderella season. Albany, a 15th seed in the NCAA Tournament and perhaps the biggest underdog

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