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Everything posted by godanesgo99

  1. Instagram? WTF is that lol. All kidding aside, I never log into that site.
  2. This was supposed to be the year with no Lamb and that big freshman class stepping into their junior year. The success of this season, IMHO, will be decided be the following: 1. Will Lulka be healthy and provide what we thought he would as he hit his junior and senior year. 2. Will JoJo be healthy and provide even 75% of what he did at Northern Arizona 3. Will Hank continue to improve on the offensive end. Has he improved his hands and ability to catch the ball 4. Will Rizzuto show more than just a glimpse of what he brought as a freshman. 5. Will Hutch sho
  3. I saw your comments. They are all great questions. I myself am not afraid to visit the UA campus, but that's another conversation. I am hoping for some additional communication from the school soon.
  4. My Facebook memories just reminded me that this is the one year anniversary of last year's purple and gold scrimmage. I have a tradition of taking a pic at the scrimmage of my son with the tallest player on the team that started with Richard Peters when my son was 5. This would be the 7th pic at age 11. Guess we are skipping a year ... 🤬
  5. 104.5 the team posted that it could be a possibility. I read the article the same way btw.
  6. UA vs. Siena a possibility for this year? https://www.cbssports.com/college-basketball/news/documents-show-how-college-basketball-in-a-bubble-could-be-played-at-connecticuts-mohegan-sun-in-december/amp/?source=external
  7. Will Brown's son. Not sure I knew about it before now. I assume walk-on.
  8. Rider is predicted to be one of the worst teams in the MAAC this year, so he should be able to get a lot of playing time once he is eligible. Sitting out the COVID year may not be a bad thing anyway. Personally, I think that his skillset just wasn't a match for Will Browns style. If given the chance to play big minutes in a faster paced environment he could excel and put up big numbers. He has the athleticism and skills to do that.
  9. Probably a more eloquent way of saying the same thing I did. Thank you.
  10. Blue lives do matter. White lives do matter All lives do matter Please remember, just because we raise awareness for breast cancer in October, it doesn't mean we are saying that prostate cancer isn't also an issue. Just because someone says save the whales it doesn't mean Bing all the other fish in the sea. We should all support BLM. The issues of race or so multifaceted that you can't argue about black on black crime or someone will remind you that crime is local and the racist policies of the 40s-70s literally forced people to move to certain neighborhoods. Literally st
  11. Agreed blorp... Do I want the players on the court holding pro Biden or Pro Trump signs? Nope. That would be upsetting. Will it bother me if they take a knee during the Anthem, not a bit. Kneeling is a sign of respect, but showing that something is wrong. Like when a kid gets hurt in a little league game we have all the other kids take a knee. This is by far the most patriotic way to display their concern with the direction of the country, and to pay respect to the lives lost in the name of equality.
  12. OMFG seriously? A change.org petition about the shape of the ears in a team logo? Cancel culture on full display. I get it, it's cruel to crop their ears, but lets take a look at the history of why it was done: Cropping the ears was done with hunting dogs to protect them from being mutilated while hunting wild Seawolves (I mean wild boar). The point is to make the dog look angry and mean. All the Great Danes I know have been lovable. The floppy ears make them look lovable. Maybe put some small print on the bottom of the logo "The University at Albany does not condone the cropping
  13. Thats why I said asserting my age. As a student from 95-99 that that is the stuff that I started with. I know many of you are much older
  14. That announcement was you can't have Under Armour with UA My assumption is that all the new Under Armor apparel will be launched. A new Dane logo? The question will be to buy a bunch of new crap or assert my age by only wearing the old Damien stuff - or even my old 90's stuff.
  15. I think it is too early to discuss this or any of the options until they actually announce whats going to happen. That said, this will hurt mid-majors come tournament time, as there will be no way to accurately compare teams from different conferences.
  16. As a lawyer, and constitutional history buff, but typing in a forum with simplistic readers, we can believe whatever we like.
  17. Just for clarity, that is how this country was designed. It is not "becoming" that way. We have 50 independent states, joined together to regulate commerce between the states, and to plan for the common defense. This is why each state has a governor and legislature. It's why the electoral college exists.
  18. Until UA makes the round of 32 this year, and the sweet 16 next year. He will want to be a part of that! (Then I woke up)
  19. Early 20-21 season projections are updated on the Bart Torvik site. His projections aren't that high on UA. That said, he still has Malachai on the team and hasn't added NJIT to the league yet. https://www.barttorvik.com/?conlimit=AE&state=All&year=2021&sort=
  20. So 3 guys that are traditional "big" sizes at 6'8" or higher. It doesn't really matter much in the AE, but the non conference and any potential post season could be tough against bigger teams. If healthy, all 3 should get significant time. I am hoping Hank can add a little offensively this season. He has the body. Lulka showed a lot before his injuries, and Doles showed promise in the CAA. I'm already excited for this season, but need to keep expectations low. On paper they have the talent to be the top team in a "Lambless" AE, but with most of the team retooled again it's probably a
  21. My e-mail has been wonky, and communication from the school isn't always great. Can we use this thread to discuss if there will be a 2020 season, and deadlines for season tickets etc.? I haven't renewed mine yet - mostly because I do not know if there will be a season. I will buy them if the season is going to happen. I just dont want to miss a deadline and lose my seats.
  22. Apparently not true.... https://twitter.com/ASUNCommish/status/1271120470742630403?s=20
  23. Definitely fills the teams biggest need with size. Looks like he only played 5 games last year. I am guessing he was injured? Started 10 games as a freshman, and came off the bench as a sophomore. Only averaged about 11 minutes per game throughout his career. "Per 40 minutes" and "per 100 Poss" stats actually look pretty good. Probably won't be a star as the CAA isn't that much of an upgraded league, but I have to imagine he would be a huge help to the team if he is healthy considering the current roster construction. UA is probably pretty attractive to him considering there is nothing
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