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Media Advisory: America East Champion Great Danes Depart for NCAA Tournament
Students, faculty and staff will hold pep rally for UAlbany men's basketball team

Contact(s):  Catherine Herman (518) 956-8150

ALBANY, N.Y. (March 13, 2007)

Team Boards Bus 
UAlbany senior guard Jamar Wilson and Coach Will Brown board the men's basketball team bus to depart for the Great Danes' second consecutive trip to the NCAA Tournament.

The Great Danes men's basketball team will depart for Columbus, OH to face the Virginia Cavaliers in the first round of the NCAA Tournament

The Great Danes Men's Basketball Team


Wednesday, March 14, 2007, 2:30 p.m.
Bus departing at 3 p.m.

UAlbany will face No. 4 seeded Virginia in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at 12:15 p.m. Friday in Columbus, OH. The Great Danes, who are seeded No. 13 in the South region, reached the NCAAs for the first time last season.

This season, the Great Danes (20-9, 13-3) tied the program's record for conference wins and won its second consecutive America East Championship after defeating rival Vermont Catamounts 60-59.

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