Monday, December 3, 2012

University of Albany Men's Basketball Ranked 25th In Mid-Major Poll - UAlbany Sports 2012

ALBANY, N.Y. - For the second time in program history, UAlbany men's basketball cracked the College Insider Top-25 Mid-Major poll on Monday, Dec. 3. The Great Danes are currently ranked 25th with 61 votes in the poll. To view the mid-major poll in its entirety click here. The last time UAlbany was placed in the mid-major top-25 was on Nov. 8, 2006, following its first appearance in the NCAA Tournament. UAlbany is off to its best start in Division I with a 6-2 record through the first eight games. The Great Danes started off with a win over the A-10's Duquesne in the season opener 69-66. Then UAlbany rattled off its best non-conference win ever over the Pac-12's Washington in Seattle, 63-62. The Great Danes are on a three-game winning streak, having recently defeated their crosstown rivals, Siena, in the Albany Cup by a decisive 13 points, 69-56. Senior guards Mike Black and Jacob Iati have been the focal point on the offensive end, averaging 16.9 and 14.8 points per game, respectively.

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