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Greig Stire Earns America East Men's Basketball Player of the Week

UAlbany Sports Information   11-13-2017

ALBANY, N.Y. – Notching a double-double in the season opening victory over Iona, Greig Stire was selected as the America East Player of the Week.

This is Stire’s second America East Player of the Week honor and first in two seasons, last getting the award on February 29th, 2016.  This past Friday was the opening day for college basketball this season.

Stire led UAlbany to a 69-67 victory over defending MAAC champion Iona on Friday at the SEFCU Arena.

The senior forward earned a double-double vs. Iona, finishing with 15 points plus a team-high 12 rebounds and two assists.  He also had the final rebound of the game, a defensive rebound off a missed Iona free throw, to secure the victory.

Stire and the Great Danes play a road game tonight at Boston University at 7 p.m.

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