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  1. UMBC

    Both teams making it look real ugly!
  2. UMBC

    Sent directly from under Armour. Also sent the new curry 5 sneakers to them today as well. That’s the VIP treatment you get winning a game as a mid.
  3. UMBC

    I was not in agreement with that other poster.
  4. UMBC

    Let's get that America Least win share tonight and become America Beasts.
  5. Is Will Brown done for?

    You're absolutely right, I don't know what drives CB. Hopefully he finds a way to get back to the tournament within the next couple of years.
  6. Vermont riding high with the #12 ranking and then boom, punched right in the mouth. Similar to UB riding high and then getting smacked by Kentucky and maybe what will happen to umbc tonight.
  7. 2017-18 Season

    Chances the under reporting of the attendance numbers at b-ball games this year are going into that GDAC slush fund you speak of? I designated my donation to sefcu renovations, but who knows if it really goes towards that.
  8. Is Will Brown done for?

    The “if you don’t care I don’t care” plays right into the point I was trying to make. With Brown’s no incentive laden contract, whether his team makes it to the tourney, loses 20 or wins 20 games he’s going to get paid the same. He seems to be at his best when he’s got something to prove. Or if the seats hot like in 2013. Point again is that he’s comfy, he’s earned it and I can’t fault him.
  9. Just want May to roll around already.
  10. Is Will Brown done for?

    Nah man I never get upset about this stuff at all. You were the one DM’ing me complaining lol. I’m cool with it. Never said brown should be let go.
  11. Is Will Brown done for?

    Posted something like this in another thread. Nothing against WB, but another two coaches could be leaving and he is still at Albany with 5 NCAA appearances. At our level we need to be a stepping stone for coaches. I get our schools loyalty aspect and everything, but coach is very cozy where he is and can probably miss the tournament the next 10 years and is untouchable. I can’t fault him at all for that as he’s set for a long time. He signed a contract with no incentives and just got a 100k base increase in 2016. I found it very odd with how calm he was with this disappointing season. Just to clarify, I’m not saying I want him gone. It’s more of where is this program headed? Have we reached the ceiling? I get the winning 20 games is the big thing and everyone harps on that, but it shouldn’t be that hard in the America east plus the history of our non-conf strength of schedule.
  12. 2017-18 Season

    All teams get a piece of their win share from the NCAA. I’m good with it. Congrats UMBC. But now that we’ve seen the impossible is this going to change the tournament? Do the big 7 conferences have a gripe and create their own tournament and the rest of d1 is left out? Like I said in another post, great for TV bad for everything else.
  13. UMBC

    I’m sure the NCAA is loving a umbc/ub sweet 16 matchup lol. Tickets will be hot! Great for tv, but I’m sure they are hating this now. With possibly two more coaches in the America east set to leave, coach Brown could once again be the only coach with any NCAA appearances. This is not a good thing. I’m happy he and his family are set financially, but at our level I’d rather have coaches plucked away because of their success and the program become a stepping stone. Coach just seems too comfortable and pretty much is untouchable whether or not we get to the tournament for the next 10 years.
  14. 2017-18 Season

    Don’t know how state funding works, but with UB winning yesterday do they have any edge in receiving more state funds towards their facilities since they won an NCAA game?
  15. 2017-18 Season

    https://amp.usatoday.com/amp/378291002 Base over bonus Albany's Will Brown has no team-performance-based incentive bonuses prescribed in his contract. A previous version of Brown’s agreement included 12 such provisions, occupying the equivalent of three single-spaced pages, under which he could receive a maximum of $241,500 in bonuses. For the 2014-15 season, when those provisions were still in effect, Brown’s base salary was $301,660. Under a new contract that took effect in August 2016, Brown’s base salary is now $350,000. “When (athletics department officials) negotiated the current contract they took into consideration the bonuses he had been attaining and added them to his base salary; therefore eliminating the bonus structure in lieu of a market base salary," Albany records access officer Lisa Taylor said. "So he is now receiving more of a guaranteed base.”