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