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America East Releases 2017-18 UAlbany Men's Basketball Schedule

UAlbany Sports Information   08-22-2017

ALBANY, N.Y. – The America East Conference has announced the 16-game men’s basketball conference schedule for UAlbany for the 2017-18 season, which begins in January.

The league released the full conference schedule for all nine America East men’s and women’s basketball programs on Tuesday.  Times for all games will be announced at a later date.

The 16-game league schedule includes eight home games at the SEFCU Arena and eight contests on the road.

UAlbany finished tied for third place in the America East last season, earning a trip to the league title game with victories over Hartford and Stony Brook in the conference tournament.  The last three seasons, UAlbany has combined to go 38-10 in America East games.

2017-18 UAlbany men's basketball season tickets are currently on sale through the UAlbany ticket office. This year’s home slate consists of 16 games, including eight non-conference and a challenging America East schedule.  Mini plans will go sale starting Oct. 2nd. See all in-state rival games with the Empire 8 Pack or be part of the annual Big Purple Growl with the new Homecoming Pack. Single game tickets will be available to the public starting on Oct. 16th. Interested parties may visit ualbanysports.com/tickets or call at (518) 442-DANE.

UAlbany’s conference slate begins with a home game against Hartford, a rematch of the America East quarterfinal round, on Wednesday, January 3rd.  The Great Danes hit the road that weekend for the first league road game at New Hampshire on Saturday, January 6th.

The next week, UAlbany hosts rival Stony Brook on Wednesday, January 10th in the SEFCU Arena.  The following two games are on the road as the team plays at Maine on Saturday, January 13th and at Binghamton on Monday, January 15th.

SEFCU Arena will play host to the next two conference games as UAlbany takes on UMass Lowell on Thursday, January 18th and UMBC on Sunday, January 21st.

The following two games are on the road, starting with a rematch of the America East title game at Vermont on Wednesday, January 24th.  With the second half of league play beginning for the next game, UAlbany heads to Long Island, the site of its America East semifinal win over the Seawolves, to take on Stony Brook on Saturday, January 27th.

UAlbany will have a full week before its next two games, both at home.  UAlbany hosts New Hampshire on Saturday, February 3rd, then Vermont on Thursday, February 8th.

The Great Danes will play its next and final three road games in America East competition: at Hartford on Sunday, February 11th, at UMass Lowell on Thursday, February 15th and at UMBC on Sunday, February 18th.

UAlbany hosts two opponents to complete the America East regular season, battling Maine on Saturday, February 24th and Binghamton on Tuesday, February 27th. 

The 2018 America East Tournament will have each game hosted by the higher seeds in each contest.  The quarterfinals will be on Saturday, March 3rd followed by the semifinals on Tuesday, March 6th and the title game on Saturday, March 10th.

UAlbany Men's Basketball 2017-18 America East Schedule

Date Opponent Location
1/3 Hartford Albany, N.Y.
1/6 at New Hampshire Durham, N.H.
1/10 Stony Brook Albany, N.Y.
1/13 at Maine Orono, Maine
1/15 at Binghamton Vestal, N.Y.
1/18 UMass Lowell Albany, N.Y.
1/21 UMBC Albany, N.Y.
1/24 at Vermont Burlington, Vt.
1/27 at Stony Brook Stony Brook, N.Y.
2/3 New Hampshire Albany, N.Y.
2/8 Vermont Albany, N.Y.
2/11 at Hartford West Hartford, Conn.
2/15 at UMass Lowell Lowell, Mass.
2/18 at UMBC Baltimore, Md.
2/24 Maine Albany, N.Y.
2/27 Binghamton Albany, N.Y.

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