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Were the Q announcers Q employees? I don't have an issue if it's the schools staff calling the game, I would expect them to be fans...but if it's a 3rd party (such as SNY, MSG, ABC, etc.), it NEEDS to be unbiased. That includes Wyland and Zach. You don't hear Jon Gruden getting happy when the Raiders or Bucs win...or Reggie Miller when the Pacers win. Maybe inside, but they don't let it cloud their job.

I don't know if Gruden is biased as I mute the broadcast. I can't stand listening to him.

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He might not contribute as much on the court this year as he did last year but from a distance, Dallas seems like a terrific teammate. He's done a couple of things like that this year. He also was the

6-26 from the floor. That's brutal I'm not even mad at that aspect of the game. I'm mad at: REBOUNDING (Holy second chances for Quinnipiac) and STYLE OF PLAY. We are playing there frenetic game...

A win...is a win. Ugly as it may be. I'll take it.

 

There's always bias nowadays with play-by-play guys, because they have gone away from merely calling the game to now being "commentators", injecting their opinions etc.

 

I just hope it's not blatant. I thought the Q announcers (regardless of their employers) did a decent job. I found them to be objective. Yes, it's their job to get it right with player names etc., but there's hundreds of D1 bball schools, and thousands of players, most of which 99.9% of commentators will not be familiar with, with the exception of your household name schools.

 

All I'm saying is, maybe not necessarily player names since I myself dont' know opponent names...but school information like how many titles we've won, how many times we've gone to the NCAA's, how many points we've lost recent games by...there should be ZERO mistakes there if you are a professional and good at your job. That's what made me laugh the most...rookies. And that's what I was asking if Wyland is good at...is his info often times wrong or is he pretty 'prepared'. It's a respect thing IMO...I want our school to be well known and for every announcer to know, "Oh yeah, Albany has been to the tourney 3 straight times" without batting an eye.

 

Wyland makes a LOT of mistakes, but it's not specifically re Albany, it's just him. He'll be mis-speaking which opponent's playing, in the post-game at Q he said our upcoming Holy Cross game was 7:00 instead of 2:00, on his broadcast he'll misread the scoreboard. Maybe he needs glasses. The kind of mistakes people make every day, but he's on TV.

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