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Joe Cremo
Player Profile:
Joe Cremo 2309966
Position: Guard
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 185
Year: Junior
Hometown: Scotia, N.Y.
High School: Scotia-Glenville

2016-17: America East All-Conference Second Team, All-Academic Team and All-Tournament Team... Set UAlbany record with 1,241 minutes played (35.5 per game), fourth in UAlbany single season history with 86.9% free throw percentage... Two-time America East Player of the Week and a member of the Preseason All-Conference Team... Ninth in the America East with 15.8 points per game, sixth with 3.8 assists per game, third in free throw % and second in minutes played per game at 35.5... 30 double digit scoring games and four double-doubles... Started all 35 games, finishing with 553 points, 134 assists, 184 rebounds and 37 steals... Began season with 22 points, 10 rebounds and five assists in road victory over Penn State (11/11)... Perfect 10-for-10 from the free throw line for 18 points and six assists in victory vs. Brown (11/20)... Career-high 29 points, off 9-for-14 shooting and 9-for-9 free throws, in road win at Colgate (12/10)... 10-for-15 from the field with 23 points and six assists at UMass Lowell (1/5)... Double-double on 13 points and 11 rebounds vs. Vermont (1/25)... Notched 25 points and three steals in win over Hartford (2/25), following with 14 points and career-high 10 assists in America East Tournament quarterfinal victory over Hartford (3/1).

2015-16: America East Rookie of the Year...America East Sixth Man of the Year...America East All-Rookie pick...The first league Rookie of the Year honoree for the Great Danes since Jon Iati in 2003-04...Joined Iati and UAlbany all-time leading scorer Jamar Wilson as the third Great Dane to capture the award...Three-time America East Rookie of the Week (2/22, 1/4, 12/28)...Averaged 10.5 points per game off the bench for Will Brown...Ranked seventh overall in the league in field goal percentage (.514), tops among true guards...Third in the conference in free throw percentage (.859) with the best mark among league freshmen...Averaged just 1.3 turnovers in 20 minutes played per game...Scored a career-high 25 points against Niagara (12/23)...Recorded nine consecutive double-digit scoring efforts from 12/19-1/18...Stepped up for 19 double-digit scoring games as a rookie. 

Before UAlbany: Verbally committed to the Danes in early 2013…Guided Scotia-Glenville to the Section II Class A, Federation, Foothills and Arthur Hilliard Tournament Titles in 2013-14 and 2014-15… A three-time Section II Class A Champion with the Tartans, in addition to winning the sectional championship in 2012-13…Named the Section II Class A Most Valuable Player and Foothills Council MVP in 2013, 2014 and 2015…The New York State Class A MVP and Hilliard Tournament MVP in 2014 and 2015…Also selected the Class A Federation MVP in 2015…A two-time New York State Class A Player of the Year… Named to the News Channel 13 All-Star and Daily Gazette First Team squads three times…Led the Tartans to an overall record of 92-7 over four years under the direction of James Giammettei, averaging 22.0 points, 11.5 rebounds, 4.5 assists and 3.5 steals per game…A three-year team captain.

Personal: Joseph Robert Cremo…Intended major is business administration…Son of Michael and Mary Cremo…Has two brothers, Brian and Thomas…A third-generation UAlbany product. 

  Minutes  Total  3-Point  F-Throws  Rebounds   
Year  gp-gs  min  avg  fg  fga  pct  fg  fga  pct  ft  fta  pct  off  def  tot  avg  pf  fo  ast  t/o  blk  stl  pts  avg 
2015-16   33-0  683  20.7  108  210  .514  19  48  .396  110  128  .859  30  94  124  3.8  43  46  44  23  345  10.5 
2016-17 35-35 1241 35.5 185 409 .452 50 133 .376 133 153 .869 27 157 184 5.3 60 2 134 92 5 37 553 15.8
TOTAL  68-35  1924  28.3  293  619  .473 69  181 .381  243  281  .865  57  251  308  4.5  103  180  136  11  60  898  13.2 
SINGLE-GAME HIGHS:
Points: 29 (@ Colgate, 12/10/16) 
Rebounds: 11 (2x, last: @ Maine, 2/19/17)
Assists: 10 (vs. Hartford, 3/1/17)
Steals: 4 (2x, last: @ New Hampshire, 2/6/17)
Blocks: 1 (11x)
FG made: 10 (@ UMass Lowell, 1/5/17)
FG attempts: 19 (vs. Marist, 12/7/16) 
3FG made: 4 (3x, last: @ New Hampshire, 2/6/17)
3FG attempts: 8 (2x, last: vs. New Hampshire, 1/11/17)
FT made: 10 (vs. Brown, 11/20/16)
FT attempts: 11 (vs. Grand Canyon, 11/19/16)
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