Local College Sports

UConn advances to 11th straight Final Four

ALBANY -- Dynasties are a true part of sports. Perhaps the best known of them all, the UConn women’s basketball, continued theirs on Monday night as they advanced to the Final Four for the 11th straight year, beating South Carolina handily…

UConn beats Duke to advance to Elite Eight

ALBANY -- It wasn’t peak UConn women’s basketball, but they did more than enough to defeat Duke in the NCAA tournament regional semifinals on Saturday at the Times Union Center, 72-59. In their past two games leading up to Saturday,…

Friday’s Sweet 16 preview and predictions

Thursday's Sweet 16 games certainly lived up to expectations, considering three out of the four games resulted in an upset. It's gonna be tough to top Thursday nights games, but tonight's matchups look like they certainly have the…

Thursday’s Sweet 16 predictions

What a crazy tournament it has been already. Top dogs like UNC, Michigan State, Xavier, and Arizona have been knocked off, while teams like UMBC have made history by being the first 16 seed to knock off a 1 seed. The bad news is, your…

Siena ends field hockey program

LOUDONVILLE -- Siena has discontinued their field hockey program after 40 years of competition, the school announced Monday. This announcement comes after financial problems in supporting the program and facility issues have long…

Iona wins third straight MAAC championship

ALBANY -- They say that good things come in threes, and that is definitely the case for Iona as they took down Fairfield 83-71 in the MAAC championship game on Monday night to earn their third straight conference championship and trip to…

A team effort sees UAlbany push aside Maine

ALBANY -- One down, one to go. The America East Conference regular season is winding down for the University of Albany Great Danes men's basketball team. After last night's game against Maine, the team will only have one more game before…

Siena falls just short against Fairfield

ALBANY -- Siena became stagnant in the second half and came up by the shortest of margins in their final regular season home game at the Times Union Center on Wednesday, dropping their tilt to Fairfield 70-69. Siena’s defense showed…

Morgan’s two goals propel Union past Harvard

SCHENECTADY -- First year Liam Morgan had a career night, scoring two goals to help the Union College men’s hockey team claim two crucial points in a 3-1 victory over Harvard on Friday night at Messa Rink. The win helps to put more…