Albany Great Danes
His play on the court in the face of tragedy has galvanized an entire region in upstate New York.
No. 1 seeds are 116-0 in opening games since the NCAA tournament field expanded to 64 teams in 1985. The Great Danes are hoping to break that streak against Florida.
The Mount St. Mary’s Mountaineers like to run and shoot threes. The Great Danes, winners of the American East, prefer to pound it inside.
The second-seeded Blue Devils had a great shooting effort from Seth Curry on the perimeter and Mason Plumlee inside in a 73-61 victory over Albany on Friday in the second round of the Midwest Regional.