Quick Look: Albany
Mike Black
Mike Black
TDD Staff
Posted Mar 17, 2013


After bowing out in the first game of the ACC Tournament, the Blue Devils have earned a number two seed in the Midwest Region. First up for Duke will be the region's 15th seed, the Albany Great Danes.

After bowing out in the first game of the ACC Tournament, the Blue Devils have earned a number two seed in the Midwest Region. First up for Duke will be the region's 15th seed, the Albany Great Danes.

Here's a quick rundown of the America East champions.

No. 15 seed Albany Great Danes

Official Site: Albany Men's Basketball
?Conference: America East
?Record: 24-10
?RPI: 130
?SOS: 281
?Roster: Official Roster
?Schedule: Schedule
?Stats: Stats

Last Outing: Albany pulled off an impressive run through the America East Tournament by defeating Maine (50-49); Stony Brook (61-59); and Vermont (53-49). The victory over the Catamounts avenged a pair of regular season defeats (by seven and 25 points respectively).

Notable Games: Defeated Washington (63-62). Lost to Ohio State (82-60).

Feature Player: Mike Black -- A 6'0 senior guard, Black led the team in scoring at 15.0 points per game. A Chicago area product, Black shoots 38 percent from the perimeter, and 40 percent from the field overall.

Notable: Albany finished fifth in the America East Conference with a 9-7 record. They were one of two teams to defeat regular season champion, Stony Brook, earning a 61-59 decision on March 10th.

The Great Danes are deep, and unafraid to use their depth. 10 players are averaging double-figure minutes through 34 games this season.


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