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Dane06grad

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  1. Siena under investigation..

    The need the game at the TU to bolster attendance though. So if they can get the game at the TU this year, with a new coach and direction, do they take it to give the program the sell out game that they otherwise can't get?
  2. Siena under investigation..

    What does everyone think this will do to the Albany/Siena game? Does it make the game an absolute necessity for them to bolster that attendance number and help to drive renewed interest in their program under a new regime, or will that already happen because its a new regime? Or do they walk completely because if they lose again next year, its just another reminder of how far they have fallen behind us? Now that Jimmy is gone, and Nico, I wouldn't mind seeing the game renewed, under the correct set up. I hated the circus that Jimmy made the week, and I COULDN'T STAND watching Nico run his mouth the whole game. I would imagine Siena will hire a more professional coach this time around after what they have dealt with the past 5 years.
  3. Cremo nichols leave...

    This might be a bit dramatic but I personally think the real dagger was when Wheeler Baker left. He was the superstar Cremo was going to pair with. I thought Wheeler Baker was exceptional. I was always so impressed with how good he was at everything and he was going to be a sophomore when Joe was a freshman. They were set up to lead this thing as two stars. Maybe David emerged because wheeler left, but wheeler to me was the real deal. If he were still here with Joe and David I don't know how they don't make a trip to the NCAA in Joe's time here. I was so disappointed the day Baker said he was leaving, that one was a real gut punch. I respect Joe as a player and don't have any real ill will about his decision but he wasn't nearly as talented as Baker was, in my opinion. I have always felt Baker leaving was a huge hit to this program and I think it still looms large with the departure of Cremo now.
  4. Cremo nichols leave...

    Bye is the best Hype man going.
  5. Cremo nichols leave...

    Albany is the number 1 team in the country. There isn't a better team he could have transferred to. they have been top 10 in the country for a while now
  6. Cremo nichols leave...

    I am in agreement with what you are saying. The guy from the high major coming down isn't coming down because he was dominating with the big boys. I should have said that when typing my original comment because I was thinking about the difference in what we were getting to what they were giving up and now what they are getting and we are giving up.
  7. Cremo nichols leave...

    A lot of people on this board were pretty happy we were able to pick up Ale Foster because of the grad transfer rule. Some were even saying Brown should even go out and get one or two more. Unfortunately this is the other side of that rule. People came in and poached our program. I find these two transfers out of the program to be very unfortunate I wonder if Joe would have stayed for his final year if they were able to make the dance in one of his first three years. I wouldn't put this on the same level of Logan Aronholt. I find this situation to be worse. Joe is a Local guy, great player, great teammate, leader, tough, all the things you want. I always found Logan to be soft and hide in big moments. I didn't think he was very dependable. I agree with the guys who said this is a bad look for future recruits too. It just lends itself to questions of why and how could this happen. But, for the current incoming guys and guys coming off their redshirt year, its a great opportunity. I was hoping Joe could show them the way before his 4 years was up, hopefully they don't follow his lead now.
  8. 2018/2019 Schedule

    I am good with the siena game being cancelled. Take it off the schedule and get a CAA or A10 school on the schedule. Someone who will challenge us and give us a home and home, if we aren't too little for those conferences to come to SEFCU.
  9. 2017-18 Season

    I wondered the same thing but I don't think they beat Virginia again if they play them 20 times. UMBC was probably the most athletic and talented team in our league though.
  10. 2017-18 Season

    I knew I should have double checked before putting that down! How many times in a row did she go though? 5?
  11. 2017-18 Season

    A couple things here. The win by UMBC last night was awesome, crazy, exciting, inspiring and every other positive word I can't think of right now. They deserve all the media attention they have been getting and will get. They did something NO ONE has done. But lets keep that in mind. They did something no one has ever done. It was lightning in a bottle. It was because they were the better team, last night. And there is NOTHING wrong with that. I love reading all the articles on them today. But if they have truly lapped us, we wouldn't have beaten them by 44 this year and took them to the last 2 possessions in their barn. There coach has had one good year, our coach has had many good years, and yes a few bad, but thats what a body of work looks like. You don't run a faster lap every single time around the track, eventually you had gotten your time so sharp that there isn't much room to move. If Odom stays, lets see him do it year after year at a school that has historically not been much of a player in the conference. The idea that WB should be gone or in jeopardy of being gone??? really? Who in this league has done a better job over 10+ season than him. Becker has done well, but WB has gone to more tournaments. Becker hasn't won a game in the tourney because its really hard to do that coming out of our league. Its unrealistic to think that a team from this league will ever make a run. It has NEVER happened before but all the sudden that should change? It may be another 10 years before a 16 seed beats a 1 seed again. Who knows. Who is going to come in and raise the bar higher than Brown has? Can you really raise the bar higher? Look what coach Abe was able to do on the women's side and she only won one first round game. Close calls numerous times, closed it out once. The man does a good job, he does what he is supposed to and no coach has done better than him since I have following the league, since 2002. Pickel at Stony Brook cashed in but he wasn't going to the dance as much as CB. There is room for other good coaches in the league too, its what will ultimately make the league better. We need more balance and fire power at the top of the league. I understand we can have a difference of opinion and I am cool with that, but you guys who call for CB's head are nuts. And all of you that are CRUSHING David Nichols need to back off already. He is a kid playing basketball, relax. I personally would love to see us be more consistent in the conference schedule and be a perennial 1-2 seed, like Vermont, but I can't argue or complain about our success in the AE tourney.
  12. 2017-18 Season

    What a bunch of ungrateful losers. Every team in the America east with the exception of two would take Becker in a heart beat. When the expectations are as high as he has been able to maintain, sometimes there is no more room to go up. I would imagine they would be awfully sorry if he left.
  13. 2017-18 Season

    I agree. The future seems bright and while the conference season and tourney wasn't what we all wanted the season was a relative success. I like when the program puts a heavy focus on freshman and 4 year guys, and sprinkles a transfer or two. Our best teams have typically been when the nucleus and players we depend on the most are 4 year guys. This years team was partially in that mold with Cremo, Nichols, Store and Campbell, but after that it was pretty much all transfers or new faces. Next year we will still have Joe, David and Devonte but we will have freshman backing them up mostly, which should help with long term success after Joe leaves. Keeps the pond stocked. Great win by UMBC. What a shot! reminded me of Sorrentine splashing that three against Cuse. Lyles waived off the coaches play call and just did it himself. Great fight by UMBC, kept battling and hanging around. Couldn't seem to get the lead until it mattered most!
  14. 2017-18 Season

    All good things must come to an end. Tomorrow morning is one of my favorite days of the year when the Danes are playing. I have some people over for a nice pregame brunch and have a couple mid day pops while I watch the game. Sad we aren't a part of it this year but I think we have been pretty fortunate the past 10 years or so. I will keep an eye on the game tomorrow but probably won't sit to watch the whole thing.
  15. Butts in the Seats 2018 edition

    Didn't people complain about McElroy?
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