This Saturday Dec. 1, University at Albanys mens and womens teams will take on the Siena Saints in the annual Albany Cup.
This year’s games will be a double-header at the Times Union Center in Albany. Tip-off for the women’s game is 5 p.m., while the men’s game is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.
Last year, the UAlbany women overwhelmed the lady Saints 72-48, while the Siena men clipped the Danes 64-60. The UAlbany men are currently 5-2 after beating Wagner last night 36-27.
Though early in the season, the UAlbany men are doing well following a 63-62 upset victory against Pac-10 conference member Washington on Nov. 13. Senior guard Mike Black’s lay-up with three seconds remaining provided the win. The victory gave head coach Will Brown his 150th win at UAlbany
As for the Lady Danes, head coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson looks to make it three consecutive wins for UAlbany against Siena. Ebone Henry will lead a talented group of seniors including Julie Forster, Lindsey Lowrie, and Keyana Williams.
The defending America East Conference Champions have started the 2012-2013 campaign with a 3-2 record. In the womens team 62-49 victory over Dartmouth, sophomore Megan Craig scored a career-high 27 points. The Lady Danes’ last game before Siena will be on Wednesday, Nov. 28th against the Highlanders of the New Jersey Institute of Technology at 7 p.m. at SEFCU Arena.
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