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.