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Boston University Defense Comes Alive, Edges Albany

A step forward on defense is the only thing standing between Boston University and a run at the Patriot League title. The Terriers were picked third in the preseason poll, thanks to their deep well of returning talent — but that talent ranked 317th nationally in defensive efficiency last year. In that light, it was […]

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Siena, Albany Excited For Future Of Albany Cup

Albany and Siena, after months of wrangling, came to an agreement in June on the future of the Albany Cup event. 

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Peter Hooley Building On His Game For Final Season

Between all the ups and downs of last season, it is hard to believe that Albany barely saw Peter Hooley scratch the surface of his game.

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Stony Brook A Heavy Favorite In America East Preseason Poll

Stony Brook reigned supreme for the second straight season in the America East conference’s preseason poll, earning seven of a possible eight votes for the top spot, since coaches are not allowed to vote for their own team.

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Albany Senior Peter Hooley Embracing His Final Season

Albany senior Peter Hooley remembers joking with former Great Dane great Brent Wilson on Twitter when he entered school.

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Albany Looking To Reload For Another Historic Run

Albany will have a chance to win four straight conference championships, an almost unprecedented opportunity, and it could be argued they have a great chance to win come March 2016.

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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 […]

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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.

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Albany Battles Until End, But Oklahoma A Little Too Tough

COLUMBUS, Ohio – They had most of the crowd, the entire nation of Australia, and anyone who happened to come across the heartwarming story of Peter Hooley on its side Friday night. Unfortunately, they didn’t have Big 12 size and athleticism.

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Albany’s Australian Pipeline Half A Decade Strong

Over the last three seasons Albany has been consistent for one thing in the America East: winning championships. However, this season marks the fifth straight season in which the Great Danes possessed at least one Australian on their roster.

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