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UAlbany Men's Basketball Earns Third Top-5 Mid-Major Ranking

UAlbany Sports Information   12-18-2017

ALBANY, N.Y. – Placing #5 in the latest CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Rankings, the UAlbany men’s basketball team earns its third top-5 placement of the season and fourth straight week in the top six.

UAlbany was at #4 last week for its second time in a row in the top-5 this week.

The Great Danes split its games last week, falling at Memphis in the Gotham Classic and defeating Canisius at home for an 11-2 overall record.

UAlbany picked up 567 points in the poll, released every Monday night.  UAlbany stands as the highest-ranked mid-major in the state of New York and the highest from the America East Conference, being the only team in the top-25 from each category.

Gonzaga stays at #1 with 31 first-place votes and 775 points.  It is followed by Saint Mary’s at #2, BYU at #3 and Towson at #4.

UAlbany’s next contest is on Wednesday night on ESPNU as the Great Danes take on Louisville at 9 p.m.

For ticket information for UAlbany basketball games, fans may contact the UAlbany ticket office at 518-442-DANE or ualbanysports.com/tickets.

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