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UAlbany Men's Basketball Vaults to #5 in National Mid-Major Rankings

UAlbany Sports Information   11-28-2017

ALBANY, N.Y. – The UAlbany men’s basketball team has risen to #5 in the CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major Rankings, announced on Monday night.

UAlbany rises three spots from #8 last week.  It is the second consecutive week UAlbany has been in the top-10.  UAlbany stands as the highest, and only, ranked mid-major men’s basketball team in the state of New York.

UAlbany began the season at #18 in the CollegeInsider.com rankings, released every Monday.  UAlbany stands at #5 is receiving 606 points. 

UAlbany started out the season at 6-0 before Monday night’s defeat at Monmouth.  It is the program’s best start in its Division I history.

Gonzaga holds its #1 spot in the mid-major rankings with 774 points off 30 first-place votes.  Vermont is second with 726 points while Saint Mary’s is at third with 715.

UAlbany takes on Colgate tomorrow at 7 p.m. at the SEFCU Arena.  For more information, fans may contact the UAlbany ticket office at 518-442-DANE or ualbanysports.com/tickets.

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