The University at Albany athletic department announced on Wednesday that head coach Greg Gattuso was not on the team flight to Honolulu, Hawaii on Tuesday due to illness. Gattuso was expected to join the team on Wednesday but was unable.
The NCAA tournament doesn't have to be in town for a big-time college basketball atmosphere to pop-up in Albany. Eighteen times since 2001, the Siena Saints and the UAlbany Great Danes have matched up in men's basketball, resulting in some of the area's largest crowds of the season. So, why not find the best times and dates to encourage that excitement?
UAlbany football coach Greg Gattuso is looking to put his Great Danes in a position to compete for another trip to the NCAA Playoffs. Adding championship caliber coaches speeds that process. Adding a local Super Bowl champion that played with Tom Brady, adds a little hardware to the message