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Our staff covers Siena and UAlbany

UAlbany picked third, first

It was no surprise when today's America East Conference preseason coaches' poll picked the University at Albany men's team to finish third and the women's team to finish first. The UA men got little respect last year before they began clicking. They couldn't seem to defeat the upper echelon teams ...

Double Dane determination

Both the UAlbany men's and women's basketball teams are coming off America East Conference championships and NCAA tournament berths. And each lost major players to graduation. But don't be surprised if both the UAlbany men and women have at least a shot of winning another title this year. The men ...

Danes name captains

Three Australians -- Luke Devlin, Sam Rowley and Peter Hooley -- along with Dave Wiegmann have been named UAlbany's team captains for the 2013-14 season. “We are excited to name Luke, David, Sam, and Peter captains for the 2013-14 season,” said UAlbany head coach Will Brown. “We as a staff ...

Brown gets extension

In a move that wasn't a surprise at all, UAlbany head men's basketball coach Will Brown received a five-year extension to his contract, keeping him with the program, at least contractually, through the 2017-18 season. Brown is the longest-tenured head coach in the America East Conference and owns a 12-year ...

UAlbany women set non-conference slate

Two-time defending conference tournament champion UAlbany announced its non-conference schedule today. Before America East play, the Great Danes will play six home games, a season opener against archrival Siena and three contests with 2013 NCAA tournament squads. The Great Danes will open at home against Siena in the Times Union ...

Brown to host coaching clinic

University at Albany head basketball coach Will Brown will host a coaching clinic to benefit Coaches vs. Cancer Sept. 22 at SEFCU Arena. The benefit for the American Cancer Society will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. “I am excited to team up with the American Cancer Society to ...

Siena non-conference schedule

Draws Purdue, Memphis at Old Spice

BREAKING: Siena hires Patsos (UPDATED)

Loyola coach replaces Buonaguro

Siena search down to 3 finalists

Siena interviews Toole, Patsos, Rhoades

Watching the game

Where to watch UAlbany vs. Duke

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