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Jamar Wilson Joins Big Board Sports
It goes without saying that Jamar Wilson is one of the all-time great basketball players to ever come through the Capital Region. Nobody registered more points or assists in the division 1 history of UAlbany's men's basketball program, and his Great Danes jersey is the only to be retired..…
UAlbany Basketball Coaches Show
The University at Albany men's basketball season continues to roll along as the Great Danes dropped a pair of tight games this past week, dropping their record to 4-4. Last Wednesday UA lost 55-49 to a Patriot League opponent in Holy Cross that was in the NCAA tournament a year ago, and then to…
Pete Iorizzo Joins Big Board Sports
Pete Iorizzo is the sports editor of the Albany Times Union and has been following the crosstown rivalry between UAlbany and Siena for years. In fact, Iorizzo covered the Saints for a seven year period between 2005 and 2012. It's safe to say that Pete has his fingers on the pulse of both progra…
FCS Football Playoffs Start This Weekend
The UAlbany Great Danes football program will not be playing in this year's FCS playoffs. Coach Greg Gattuso's team was considered to be "on the bubble" even after picking up a victory over Stony Brook in the final weekend. Below is this year's field for the FCS Play…
UAlbany Football Coaches Show
The University at Albany football team just wrapped up the most successful campaign since joining the Colonial Athletic Association four years ago. The Great Danes went from a 3-8 record last season to a 7-4 slate this year. Unfortunately, UAlbany was not selected by the FCS playoff selection commit…
Pete Iorizzo Joins Big Board Sports
The buzz around the Capital Region this week is the annual Albany Cup basketball game between Albany and Siena, but this year more than any other. For the first time the game will be held at SEFCU arena, the home of the Great Danes. For 15 years in a row the game has been held at the Times Union Cen…
UAlbany Basketball Coaches Show
We're still just about one week away from the annual Albany Cup basketball game between crosstown rivals Siena and UAlbany, but you would think the game was tonight considering the anticipation and tension involved. Will Brown, head coach at UAlbany, stopped by Big Board Sports in his weekly Monday …
UAlbany Football Coaches Show
The University at Albany football team registered a signature program win this past weekend as they traveled to a nationally ranked New Hampshire and upset the Wildcats. The Great Danes came back from a 22-0 deficit to win 36-25. UNH had won 50 of their last 57 games at home...
Highlights from UAlbany-Delaware Football
The UAlbany Great Danes lost to the Delaware Blue Hens this afternoon 33-17. The Great Danes led at halftime 17-14 but were not able to hang on to the lead. UAlbany was led offensively by running back Elijiah Ibitokun-Hanks who ran for 91 yards on 17 carries...
Did Siena or Albany Make ESPN’s First Mock Bracket?
The Siena Saints and Albany Great Danes men's basketball teams tip off their seasons later this month. Both teams are hoping to win their conference tournament and advance to the NCAA Tournament in March. Although the college hoops season has yet to tip off, ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi has …
UAlbany Football Coaches Show
The University at Albany football team bounced back in a big way this past Saturday with a dominant 27-3 victory at home against first time opponent Elon. The victory brings the Great Danes record to 5-3 on the season. Up next is a tradition rich Delaware Blue Hens team looking to avenge a 2015 17-6…

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