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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

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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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Naasir Williams to walk-on at Vermont

(Burlington, VT) — Vermont head coach John Becker used up his last available scholarship two months ago on human-highlight reel Harry “Dre” Wills, but that didn’t stop him from landing another potential impact player. On Wednesday, pint-sized Harlem, NY, play-maker

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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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Shock the World: Mike Black powers Albany to 63-62 stunner over Washington for program’s first win over a BCS opponent and head coach Will Brown’s 150th DI victory.

Mike Black spent most of the first three years of his career out of the spotlight, taking a back seat and second billing behind one flavor-of-the-month teammate after another. On Tuesday night, the senior point guard took center stage and

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Welcome Back… Welcome Back, Welcome Back, Welcome-Back! Albany gunner Jacob Iati will return for final year of eligibility.

(Albany, New York) – The Albany Great Danes lost a graduate assistant but gained a gunslinger, as Jacob Iati has decided to return to the court for his final year of eligibility. Iati, who played his freshman season at High

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The Will Brown experience: Albany head coach’s press conferences are worth the price of admission.

I’ll admit it: I’m a Will Brown guy. I respect the hell out of what he’s accomplished on the court in his ten years at Albany; turning around the worst program in the country and taking the Danes to back

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The smallest dog, with the largest fight

Picture yourself wandering through the empty hallways of the Walter Brown athletic complex on one of Boston’s hot, sticky, sweltering summer nights. Through the stale, molasses thick air that hung in the dark corridors of the old building, you’d hear

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