2012–13 Albany Great Danes men's basketball team

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2012–13 Albany Great Danes men's basketball
Albany Great Danes Logo.svg
America East Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament Midwest Region 15 Seed, Second Round
Conference America East Conference
2012–13 record 24–11 (9–7 America East)
Head coach Will Brown (12th year)
Assistant coach Jeremy Friel
Assistant coach Chad O'Donnell
Assistant coach Brent Wilson
Home arena SEFCU Arena
Seasons
« 2011–12 2013–14 »
2012–13 America East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Stony Brook 14 2   .875     25 8   .758
Vermont 11 5   .688     21 12   .636
Boston University* 11 5   .688     17 13   .567
Hartford 10 6   .625     17 14   .548
Albany 9 7   .563     24 11   .686
Maine 6 10   .375     11 19   .367
New Hampshire 5 11   .313     9 20   .310
UMBC 5 11   .313     8 23   .258
Binghamton 1 15   .063     3 27   .100
2013 America East Tournament winner
As of March 22, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll
*Ineligible for conference tournament due to changing conferences in 2013


The 2012–13 Albany Great Danes men's basketball team represented the University at Albany, SUNY during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Great Danes, led by 12th year head coach Will Brown, played their home games at SEFCU Arena and were members of the America East Conference. They finished the season 24–11, 9–7 in America East play to finish in fifth place. They were champions of the America East Tournament, winning the championship over Vermont, to earn an automatic bid to the 2013 NCAA Tournament where they lost in the second round to Duke.

Roster[edit]

2012–13 Albany Great Danes men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
G 0 Iati, JacobJacob Iati 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m) 165 lb (75 kg) Sr York, Pennsylvania
G 1 Gibson, TannerTanner Gibson 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 185 lb (84 kg) So Zanesville, Ohio
G 3 Evans, DJDJ Evans 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Jr Brandon, Mississippi
G 10 Black, MikeMike Black 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 180 lb (82 kg) Sr Chicago, Illinois
F 11 Devlin, LukeLuke Devlin 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Jr Sydney, Australia
G 12 Hooley, PeterPeter Hooley 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) RS Fr Hahndorf, South Australia
F 14 Rowley, SamSam Rowley 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) So Sydney, Australia
F 20 Johnson, GaryGary Johnson 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Jr Moreno Valley, California
C 21 Metcalf, BlakeBlake Metcalf 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Sr Camby, Indiana
F 22 Wiegmann, DaveDave Wiegmann 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Jr Breese, Illinois
G 24 Page, ChrisChris Page 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) RS Fr Plainfield, Indiana
G/F 30 Guerrier, JaysonJayson Guerrier 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Sr Winter Springs, Florida
C 44 Puk, JohnJohn Puk 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Jr Waterloo, Iowa
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Chad O'Donnell
  • Jeremy Friel
  • Jon Iati

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Regular Season
11/09/2012* 6:30 PM Duquesne SEFCU ArenaAlbany, NY W 69–66  N/A 1–0
11/11/2012* 2:00 PM at #4 Ohio State Value City ArenaColumbus, OH
(Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off)
L 60–82  13,497 1–1
11/13/2012* 11:30 PM at Washington Alaska Airlines ArenaSeattle, WA
(Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off)
P12N W 63–62  7,041 2–1
11/17/2012* 2:30 PM vs. UMKC Mohegan Sun ArenaUncasville, CT
(Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off)
W 62–59  N/A 3–1
11/18/2012* 2:00 PM vs. Loyola (MD) Mohegan Sun Arena • Uncasville, CT
(Basketball Hall of Fame Tip-Off)
L 64–67  N/A 3–2
11/20/2012* 7:30 PM at South Carolina State SHM Memorial CenterOrangeburg, SC W 83–55  N/A 4–2
11/26/2012* 7:00 PM Wagner SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY W 66–63  2,256 5–2
12/01/2012* 7:30 PM at Siena Times Union Center • Albany, NY W 69–56  10,229 6–2
12/05/2012* 7:00 PM St. Francis Brooklyn SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY W 77–73  2,542 7–2
12/08/2012* 2:00 PM at Colgate Cotterell CourtHamilton, NY W 67–61  N/A 8–2
12/12/2012* 7:00 PM South Carolina State SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY W 70–61  2,371 9–2
12/21/2012* 7:00 PM Quinnipiac SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY L 57–59  2,146 9–3
12/28/2012* 7:00 PM at Navy Alumni HallAnnapolis, MD W 71–61  2,431 10–3
12/31/2012* 4:00 PM Brown SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY W 57–50  2,432 11–3
01/02/2013 7:00 PM UMBC SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY W 65–48  1,821 12–3 (1–0)
01/05/2013 2:00 PM at Vermont Patrick GymBurlington, VT L 45–70  2,311 12–4 (1–1)
01/07/2013 7:00 PM at Binghamton Binghamton University Events CenterVestal, NY TWCS W 71–59  1,864 13–4 (2–1)
01/12/2013 7:30 PM Maine SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY W 76–63  2,949 14–4 (3–1)
01/16/2013 7:00 PM at New Hampshire Lundholm GymDurham, NH W 68–62  578 15–4 (4–1)
01/19/2013 7:00 PM at Hartford Chase Arena at Reich Family PavilionHartford, CT W 56–46  1,996 16–4 (5–1)
01/23/2013 7:00 PM Boston University SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY L 80–85 OT 3,685 16–5 (5–2)
01/26/2013 7:30 PM Vermont SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY ESPN3 L 43–50  4,182 16–6 (5–3)
01/29/2013 7:00 PM Stony Brook SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY ESPN3 L 49–65  N/A 16–7 (5–4)
02/02/2013 7:30 PM Binghamton SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY W 79–46  4,392 17–7 (6–4)
02/06/2013 7:00 PM at UMBC Retriever Activities CenterCatonsville, MD W 79–56  1,707 18–7 (7–4)
02/09/2013 3:00 PM at Maine Alfond ArenaOrono, ME L 52–66  1,139 18–8 (7–5)
02/16/2013 7:00 PM Hartford SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY W 75–49  2,906 19–8 (8–5)
02/20/2013 7:00 PM at Boston University Case GymBoston, MA L 69–79  712 19–9 (8–6)
02/23/2013* 1:00 PM at Fairfield Webster Bank ArenaBridgeport, CT
(BracketBusters)
W 58–50  3,678 20–9
02/28/2013 7:00 PM New Hampshire SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY W 56–49  N/A 21–9 (9–6)
03/03/2013 2:00 PM at Stony Brook Pritchard GymnasiumStony Brook, NY ESPN3 L 70–75  1,630 21–10 (9–7)
2013 America East Tournament
03/09/2013 8:00 PM Maine SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY
(Quarterfinals)
ESPN3 W 50–49  N/A 22–10
03/10/2013 7:30 PM Stony Brook SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY
(Semifinals)
ESPN3 W 61–59  N/A 23–10
03/16/2013 11:30 AM at Vermont Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT
(Championship Game)
ESPN2 W 53–49  3,266 24–10
2013 NCAA Tournament
03/22/2013* 12:15 PM vs. #6 (2 MW) Duke #(15 MW) Wells Fargo CenterPhiladelphia, PA
(Second Round)
CBS L 61–73  20,125 24–11
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time. (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed with Region MW=Midwest.