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8 hours ago, jimbo said:

. Why do we have to be. BB or football school? 

I just said 'football school' because that has been heard being said. Meaning a higher % of resources go towards football since we're a 'football' school now.. 

I keep getting sucked into football after I agreed this should be a bball thread lol.

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Hopefully, GWU has learned its lesson and will take out its anger on its next opponent

Both will be fine for friday

The Admin can promote UA being a football school but the reality is that has meant resources ($) taken away from other programs to support a flailing one, because we're a football school now... ?

With all our appearances in NCAA  MW BB, MW LACROSSE, Volleyball, Golf, Softball, Baseball, Field Hockey and no post season appearances in football how can we be called a "football school"?  We have had season tickets for years and support the football program BUT we must support the Stanford model to excel in all sports!!!!!!!!! 

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I made a rather insensitive comment on the AE board about not caring about any sports other than Basketball, LAX, and football because those are the ones that will gain national attention and increase the value of a UA degree, but I agree with Oldtimer, please dont call us a football school. Unless we are fully committed to becoming a FBS power,  instead of being a FCS loser, we cant be a football school. Put money and resources into the programs that can and do win.

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5 hours ago, godanesgo99 said:

I made a rather insensitive comment on the AE board about not caring about any sports other than Basketball, LAX, and football because those are the ones that will gain national attention and increase the value of a UA degree, but I agree with Oldtimer, please dont call us a football school. Unless we are fully committed to becoming a FBS power,  instead of being a FCS loser, we cant be a football school. Put money and resources into the programs that can and do win.

Agreed. People just need to tell that to the Athletic Administration. 

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22 minutes ago, UA1882 said:

Will Brown said Philip Flory (foot) needs surgery. Set for next week. Out until mid-to-late December. Could redshirt, could play.

Kid has had sorts of issues. I say redshirt him and get him right. 

Was a potential starter caliber player...this one stings. 

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Definitely stings, I was looking forward to "do more". 

May not be the worst thing, especially if he can get a red shirt. Will open up some more PT at the guard slot which seems like a packed house already. (Based solely on reports of talent obviously, as we haven't seen anyone play yet) 

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I think I'm in-love...

 

"One area the Great Danes have already built successfully is their ability to pressure the ball on defense. Brown sees that quality as one of this season’s top strengths for UAlbany . . . and another reason the team’s opening practices have been rough."

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TU story Smallest Great Dane hoping for big role - 

(Reece) Brooks has been making an impression. He is running plays on offense and been effective in UAlbany's full-court defense. "On the offensive side of the ball, he's been terrific," Brown said. "The first 47 feet of the court defensively, he's been outstanding. He's been a pest. His team defense, he's got to get a little better with it. ..Brooks has shown enough for Brown to consider using returning 6-foot-1 junior Ahmad Clark, almost exclusively a point guard last season, at shooting guard on occasion.

"The defense is forcing the offense to play at too fast of a pace, and that's why it's sloppy. We're making mistakes because guys are getting pressured into making decisions too quick"

 Philip Flory will undergo foot surgery Tuesday to insert a screw in his fifth metatarsal. Flory, a transfer from Seton Hall, likely will be out until mid- to late December, at which time a "collective" decision will be made about a possible medical redshirt. ... Freshman guard Antonio Rizzuto, limited in early workouts because of knee surgery last month, is now a full participant in practice.

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10 minutes ago, godanesgo99 said:

Nice. Some press and articles coming out finally. There is a chill in the air, the balls are bouncing, and open practice is on Sunday. 

It's hard not to smile. 

You'll have your break from smiling tomorrow between 7-10pm...;)

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