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slickwilly

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  1. Vote for Josh Egan as your favorite Elite 90 award winner! http://www.ncaa.org/about/resources/media-center/honoring-achievement-and-field
  2. 2019 Danes

    Too each their own. I don't want to create animosity with anyone here. I respect all the true UA fans on this board. Just stating my opinion and let's just agree to disagree. I will continue to support the athletes who represent our school just like everyone else here. Don't get it twisted, I have not and will never "root" for someone who leaves the school. Good luck to me was meant more as a euphemism for beat it or better yet F off. Like I said I was a little in my cups last night and I tend to not get angry, but more sentimental. Click, I appreciate your passion for UA...dont hate on me bro 😋
  3. 2019 Danes

    I was as mad as some of you guys at first. It sucks to lose a player of that caliber. I agreed he was like KD and said his decision was weak earlier in this thread. I will never be happy about it, but I've moved on at this point. We don't know the reasons why. I would hope he at least had that conversation with coach. I don't think anyone here can say if that definitively did or did not happen. As far as telling us fans why, hopefully he will do that at some point, but why would he do it now? No matter what he says, coaching, education, fit, he would get killed regardless. Maybe down the road, like when we play Yale next year he will give us some answers. If not that is his choice. There is so much we don't know about the situation so I would suggest stop taking it so personally and pull back on the self-righteous loyalty talk. I love Albany, but I can't say I wouldn't choose a Yale degree if I had that choice back in the day. As far as him with the positive, encouraging comments during the season how can some of you be angry about that? He was supporting his team. He played as hard as anyone all year. That commitment with him possibly just not being happy for whatever reason I think speaks to his character. I'm sad, mad, disappointed, but I do wish the guy well. He is a young man and most of us on here are not so let's just move on guys. PS.. it's Saturday night and I had a few cocktails with some UA friends and this was a highly debated topic of conversation. So that might have contributed to my ramblings (I apologize), but I did get a few to agree to the just move on. 😏
  4. 2018/2019 Schedule

    Playing an out of conference team twice in one year does not make sense to me regardless of the rivalry. Home and home like all mid major scheduling or move on. It's that simple.
  5. 2019 Danes

    Good luck TD, now let's move on folks.
  6. 2019 Danes

    I was thinking the same thing, total KD move by TD. Weak.
  7. I wouldn't say happy to be there. I do agree though that Albany does seem to lack the grit, tough, grinder type of players. They are who they are though and it got them this far so I can't complain.
  8. Turning point was the start and going down 7-0.
  9. People are just in the moment. This team will get the recognition they deserve. Just not right now.
  10. Always nice to watch the highlights...when you win ☺ How awesome was the goal when Tehoka smashed into the defender knocking him back a few feet and then firing it into the net? The goal right at the half was pretty sweet as well. The young man really stepped up yesterday.
  11. I was at the game today. The biggest disappointment to me was the lack of hustle/effort. I hope it's like some said and they were just tired because if not the effort was embarrassing. Yale may have been bigger and stronger, but they also played harder and fought for the 50/50 balls while our guys were seemingly standing around. It seemed like Yale won almost every ground ball. Plus the turnovers were amatuer hour. First time I saw them live this year and it was an absolute train wreck. Hats off the Yale though who is a very good team. Tehoka needs to learn another move other than trying to bully his was through double teams only to turn it over or force a bad shot. Fields might not play again this year or if he does he won't be near 100% even if they hold him out. Does this team win the AE tourney without Fields? Based on today I would say hell no.
  12. I'm taking the family to see the game tomorrow. First time seeing them in person this year so very excited! Plan on taking my 8 and 5 year old to the Peabody Natural History museum on campus afterwards. Will be a battle I'm sure. What is up with that score vs. Brown, 27-15?!?!
  13. Recruiting - 2018

    Reece Brooks #3 G Clarendon GP 28 PTS/G 17.1 FG % 43.3 3PT % 42.7 FT % 93.8 REB/G 2.6 A/G 6.6 http://njcaa.org/sports/mbkb/2017-18/div1/players/reecebrooksrj1q Nathan Fromm #23 G Western Wyoming GP 28 PTS/G 20.0 FG % 51.4 3PT % 45.1 FT % 74.8 REB/G 6.0 A/G 2.1 http://stats.njcaa.org/sports/mbkb/2017-18/div1/players/nathanfrommvp9z
  14. Hopefully they use the next two weeks to get healthy and get their asses back on track. Not glad they lost obviously, but do like that they have to stew over it for a while.
  15. They better make their run this year, because this performance didn't inspire much hope for the future once Fields, JD, Kyle, etc. leave.
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