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James Allen Joins Big Board Sports
It's a huge night in Section 2 high school boys basketball. Arguably the two best match ups of the year in both class AA and A. On the AA side it's the reigning suburban champion Shenendehowa Plainsmen hosting the Colonie Raiders, who have championship aspirations themselves...
Jimmy Patsos Coaches Show
Jimmy Patsos, head men's basketball coach at Siena College, joined Big Board Sports in his normal Wednesday Coaches Show slot. This week Patsos joined us in studio to talk about his Saints team turning things around in MAAC play and the huge match up that looms this Friday with conference rival…
Will Brown Coaches Show
It was just about a week ago that fans of UAlbany basketball were beginning to worry. The Danes had lost three in a row to begin their conference season 0-3 with a trip to a red hot UMBC trip looming. Since then the Danes have rattled off three in a row against UMBC, Binghamton, and Maine by an aver…
UAlbany To Host 4th Annual Cystic Fibrosis Game Sunday
This Sunday at 2:00pm The University at Albany basketball program will host their 4th annual Coaches Cure Cystic Fibrosis game when the Great Danes take on the Maine Black Bears. The point of this event is to raise awareness in the fight against Cystic Fibrosis, which is a disease that effects the d…
James Allen Joins Big Board Sports
Every Friday as we head into a busy night of Section 2 boys high school basketball we bring 'Big Game' James Allen onto Big Board Sports morning to show to give us some insight on what match up and players to watch. This week Allen previews the headliners, Saratoga at Bethlehem, and Shaker…
Siena Figuring It Out
Fans of the Siena Saints basketball program who jumped off the bandwagon may want to jump back on while there's still room. We know that winning cures everything and all of a sudden Siena owns a three game win streak after notching their first road win of the season on Sunday at Fairfield 63-54…
Section 2 Product Nominated For McDonald’s All American Game
The nominee's for the prestigious McDonald's High School All American basketball Game have been announced by the event organizers, and a local Capital Region product finds his name on the short list. Guilderland native Andrew Platek was one of nine players from the state of Massachusetts t…
Will Brown Coaches Show
The University at Albany men's basketball team have hit a rough patch at the wrong time. After the Great Danes dropped their America East conference opener 85-79 at UMass Lowell last week, the Danes lost in historic fashion at Stony Brook, blowing a 21 point second half lead to eventually lose …
Longtime Voice of Siena Basketball Joins Big Board Sports
The Siena Saints came into the season with expectations as high as they've been since the Saints last won the MAAC and played in the NCAA tournament in 2009-10. And why wouldn't they be? After returning nearly an entire roster of a team that won 21 games a season ago, it was no wonder they were pick…
Will Brown Coaches Show
The Univeristy at Albany men's basketball team has put both 2016 and the nonconference schedule in their rearview mirror. The Great Danes had 15 games on the slate leading up to America East play, and they finished with a 9-6 record. The latest victory was a 69-59 home win over Cornell of the I…
Jimmy Patsos Coaches Show
The head coach of Siena men's basketball program, Jimmy Patsos, joined Big Board Sports on Wednesday in his usual spot to discuss the latest on-goings of the Saints program. Currently, Siena is 4-8 on the season and is coming off a 84-64 loss on the road to Hofstra...
Section 2 Basketball Teams Rallying Together For Coaches vs Cancer
The Coaches vs Cancer movement has trickled down from the college basketball to the high school level as Section 2 teams are rallying together to raise cancer awareness and raise funds to fight the deadly disease. Longtime Shaker boys basketball head coach, Jeff Holmes, is heading up a committee tha…

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