Latest Albany News

Bruner scores 17 to lift Yale past Albany (NY) 61-52

Dec. 4, 2019 11:02 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Bruner scored 17 points, making 5 of 7 3-pointers, as Yale topped Albany 61-52 on Wednesday night. Paul Atkinson had 14 points and nine rebounds for Yale (7-3), which has won four straight. Azar Swain added 11 points and Jalen Gabbidon had 10 points for the Bulldogs.The starters...

Buffalo bishop resigns under fire for handling of misconduct

Dec. 4, 2019 2:54 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Bishop Richard Malone of Buffalo resigned Wednesday, forced to step aside amid mounting calls for his ouster from his staff, priests and public over his handling of allegations of clergy sexual misconduct. The Vatican said Pope Francis accepted the resignation and appointed Edward...

Schools, offices close as long-lived storm clobbers US East

Dec. 2, 2019 9:38 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — A seemingly endless winter storm that hindered travel across most of the country over the long holiday weekend is delivering a last wallop as it swoops through the Northeast, dumping heavy snow, shuttering hundreds of schools and bedeviling commuters in the region Monday. The storm...

The Latest: Bus, tractor-trailer collide in upstate New York

Dec. 2, 2019 9:19 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on a wintry storm in the U.S. East (all times local): 9:10 p.m. A bus carrying about 30 people collided with a tractor-trailer on an upstate New York highway during a snowstorm. Gov. Andrew Cuomo says there were some injuries in Monday night’s crash but that they...

Freshman throws 6 TD passes in Albany’s 42-14 playoff win

Nov. 30, 2019 4:16 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Jeff Undercuffler threw a school-record six touchdown passes and Albany rolled over Central Connecticut State 42-14 on Saturday for the first FCS playoff victory in program history. Albany (9-4), second in the Colonial Athletic Association, lost to Stony Brook in 2011 in its previous...

Healy scores 18 to lift Albany (NY) over American 68-64

Nov. 30, 2019 1:23 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Cameron Healy posted 18 points as Albany edged past American 68-64 on Saturday. Antonio Rizzuto had 17 points for Albany (5-3). Ahmad Clark added 11 points. Malachi de Sousa had 10 points for the home team. Jacob Boonyasith had 14 points for the Eagles (2-4). Sa'eed Nelson added 13...

Mofor scores late TD as Albany tops Stony Brook 31-26

Nov. 23, 2019 6:17 PM EST

STONY BROOK, N.Y. (AP) — Karl Mofor scored the winning touchdown on a drive that ate up much of the fourth quarter and Albany held on to beat Stony Brook 31-26 on Saturday. The Great Danes (8-4, 6-2) clinched second place in the Colonial Athletic Association with the win, and await an FCS playoff berth on...

Kelly scores 22 to lift Quinnipiac past Albany (NY) 86-69

Nov. 22, 2019 10:46 PM EST

HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Rich Kelly hit six of Quinnipiac’s 17 3-pointers and scored 22 points and the Bobcats beat Albany 86-69 on Friday night. Kelly added six assists for Quinnipiac (1-2), which shot 51% from long distance and led 45-33 at halftime. Kevin Marfo scored 10 points with 12 rebounds,...

Healy leads Albany (NY) over Div-III SUNY-Potsdam 78-52

Nov. 19, 2019 10:34 PM EST

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Cameron Healy posted 15 points and seven rebounds as Albany easily defeated Division III SUNY-Potsdam 78-52 on Tuesday night. Ahmad Clark had 14 points for the Great Danes, who evened their record at 2-2. Antonio Rizzuto added 11 points. Romani Hansen had eight rebounds and four blocks...

Greene scores 17 to lead Manhattan over Albany (NY) 57-51

Nov. 16, 2019 10:12 PM EST

RIVERDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Tykei Greene posted a career-high 17 points and nine rebounds as Manhattan topped Albany 57-51 on Saturday night. Samir Stewart had 14 points for Manhattan (2-0). Elijah Buchanan added eight rebounds. Pauly Paulicap had nine rebounds for the hosts. Albany was out front 31-23 at the...