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1 hour ago, cwdickens said:

I suggest that everyone follow UAlbany Sports on Instagram ... usually daily postings from many teams from interesting to to a little bit silly... learn more there then from this site at this point...

Instagram? WTF is that lol.

All kidding aside, I never log into that site.

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America East posted schedule "FORMAT" today on ualbanysports.com: 

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The America East basketball season will consist of a full 18-game double round robin where teams will play a single opponent on back-to-back games on Saturdays and Sundays starting December 19-20.

Sounds like we will play Vermont only @ home OR only on the road? Likewise entire league no longer home and away? Similar format for volleyball. Looks like soccer and field hockey playing reduced schedules? Indoor track canceled. 

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29 minutes ago, cwdickens said:

Is this the same for UAlbany Women's Basketball?  Each playing home on alternate weekends perhaps....

Think so. Here's the full press release: https://americaeast.com/news/2020/10/19/2020-21_season-structures.aspx

and the relevant part about the basketball season:

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For basketball, the Board approved the conference’s COVID-19 testing pathways recommendations, which outline testing options available to schools to comply with the NCAA’s Core Principles of Resocialization of Collegiate Basketball  guidance and agreed that any non-conference opponents must also satisfy the NCAA’s testing guidance for at least one week prior to competing against an America East team. The testing pathways were developed in consultation with the conference’s Health and Safety Committee and Campus Health Advisory Group and informed by health and travel guidance from the conference’s eight states. Both groups will continue to establish other health and safety measures over the next several weeks to ensure adherence to campus and state guidance.
 
In addition to the testing protocols, the Board approved basketball scheduling formats proposed by the Basketball Sport Scenario Group for the 2020-21 season. The official men’s and women’s basketball schedules will be announced in early November. The approved formats include:

  • A full double round-robin schedule of 18 conference games.
  • A schedule format that consists of weekend series (Saturday and Sunday) where a team hosts the same opponent on back-to-back days for two games.
  • Starting conference play the weekend of December 19-20 with open weekends later in the season to accommodate any postponed games.
  • Preserving institutional discretion on playing non-conference games the first three weeks of the season.

“We are universally committed to responsibly prepare an environment and schedule that safely positions each institution and the conference for basketball competition,” said America East Commissioner, Amy Huchthausen. “We acknowledge this will be a unique season with many variables both within and outside of our control, but we will continue working with relevant stakeholder groups as we build towards a basketball season that prioritizes the health and safety of our teams and broader campus communities. While we continue moving forward with preparations, we are realistic that adaptation and flexibility are critical as conditions evolve in order to successfully navigate this season.”

 

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1 hour ago, Dane Pound said:

I don't know who Last Word on Sports is, but they pick us second in the AE. They also love Jarvis Doles who they pick as the AE sixth man of the year. 

https://lastwordonsports.com/basketball/2020/10/23/2020-21-america-east-basketball-preview/

Waldman seems to be Atlanta-based and mostly posts on NFL rookies.

https://www.timesunion.com/agatepage/article/Back-to-back-games-will-become-a-routine-for-15670951.php?utm_campaign=CMS Sharing Tools (Premium)&utm_source=share-by-email&utm_medium=email
 

TU story on the schedule says Mohegan Sun games moved to Dec 3-4, Drexel replaces Lehigh, and Marquette and Minnesota games canceled.

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