ALBANY, N.Y. – After a strong performance at Louisville on national television, the UAlbany men’s basketball team went back up to #4 in the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Top-25, announced on Tuesday afternoon.
This is UAlbany’s fifth straight week in the top-6 and fourth time in the top-5, and third week in a row, this season. UAlbany went up a spot from #5 last week.
UAlbany is coming off a narrow loss against ACC powerhouse Louisville 70-68 on December 20th, a game that was aired nationally on ESPNU. UAlbany holds an 11-3 overall record.
UAlbany picked up 613 points in the poll. 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 remains at #1 in the mid-major poll with 29 first-place votes and 773 points. Saint Mary’s is at #2 with two first-place votes and 744 points while BYU is #3 with 699 points.
UAlbany wraps up 2017 with a home game vs. Kent State on Thursday, December 28th at 7 p.m. For ticket information for UAlbany basketball games, fans may contact the UAlbany ticket office at 518-442-DANE or ualbanysports.com/tickets.