2019 ScheduleAll times ET

2019 Schedule
5-14, 9th in Am. East
Photo by George Walker/Icon Sportswire

Albany Great Danes losing top two scorers

Joe Cremo and David Nichols, the top two scorers on the Albany men's basketball team, have decided not to return to the university for their final year of eligibility.

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Albany suspends coaches 1 game for violation

A Level III recruiting violation has led to the NCAA suspending University at Albany coach Will Brown and associate head coach Jon Iati for one game apiece.

Vermont great late vs. Albany to win America East (0:44)

John Gasaway ESPN Insider 

The nation's longest win streak is on the line in the America East final on ESPN2 at 11 ET. Vermont's won 20 straight, but Albany stands between John Becker's team and an NCAA bid. Playing on their home floor, Anthony Lamb and UVM will try to contain David Nichols. The sophomore erupted for 40 points in the Great Danes' quarterfinal win over Hartford.

Cincinnati cruises past Albany (0:39)

Picks: College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon

C.L. Brown doesn't think Cincinnati will have much trouble with Albany (7 p.m. ET, ESPNU) in the first game of the ninth annual College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon. Tip-Off predictions


Watch: Former college stars play for $2 million

Overseas Elite, a team comprised primarily of former college stars playing professionally in other countries trails underdog Team Colorado 46-36 at halftime in the championship game of The Basketball Tournament. Can Elite make a comeback with $2 million on the line? Live on ESPN/WatchESPN

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Duke's Krzyzewski: Anti-LGBT law 'embarrassing'

Duke coach Mike Krzyzewski has joined the clamor against North Carolina's House Bill 2, telling USA Today Sports the bill that directly affects LGBT people is "embarrassing."

Andy Katz ESPN Senior Writer 

In response to Albany being banned by New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo from going to play Duke due to North Carolina's HB2 law, Duke athletic director Kevin White told ESPN Thursday, "It's most unfortunate. As an institution, if not personally, we have gone on the record indicating that our state position on this (HB2) is very troubling, if not embarrassing.''

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Albany game at Duke canceled due to N.C. law

Duke has an opening on its men's basketball schedule because of the North Carolina law that affects lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.

ESPN Stats & Info

No. 3 seeds from Big 12 have struggled

West Virginia became the fourth No. 3 seed from the Big 12 to lose in the round of 64 over the past two seasons.

No. 2 seed goes down in America East

No. 7 seed Hartford took control of the game early, and was able to take down No. 2 seed Albany 68-59 in the quarterfinals. Pancake Thomas led the Hawks with 16 points. Box score

Watch: America East quarterfinals

No. 2 seed Albany begins its quest for an NCAA tournament bid. No. 7 seed Hartford stands in the way. Live on ESPN3


Welcome to Lexington, Jamal Murray

Jamal Murray, one of Kentucky's many talented freshmen this season, is all alone to slam home two easy points against Albany.

No. 2 Kentucky beats Albany 78-65 in season opener (1:55)
Calipari wants to see more grit from Wildcats (0:54)

Myron Medcalf ESPN Staff Writer 

Raise your hand if you picked Derek Willis to lead Kentucky in scoring in the first half of the opener. He's the catalyst right now for the Wildcats, who have a 38-27 lead over Albany. He's 4-for-5, 2-for-3 from beyond the arc and 4-for-4 from the charity stripe.

John Calipari Halftime Interview (0:34)

Team Stats

Points Per Game67.6
Rebounds Per Game34.4
Assists Per Game12.2
Points Allowed71.8Tied-190th

Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record1-5
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances5