Albany Great Danes basketball

Albany Great Danes basketball history

State University of New York at Albany (Albany, NY)
SEFCU Arena
America East Conference

Current head coach: Dwayne Killings (2021-)

  • Asst: Dan Madhavapallil (2021-)
  • Asst: Bobby Jordan (2022-)
  • Asst: Ryan Daly (2022-)
  • DPD: Rudy Wise (2022-)
  • DBO: Luis Guzman (2022-)
  • Recruiting: Matt Cioce (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0
  • Final Four Appearances:  0
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  0
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  5  (2006, 2007, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  1-5
  • NIT Championships:  0
  • NIT Appearances:  0
  • NIT Overall Record:  0-0
  • CBI Appearances:  1  (2016)
  • CBI Overall Record:  0-1
  • CIT Appearances:  2  (2012, 2017)
  • CIT Overall Record:  0-2
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Appearances:  1  (1969)
  • NCAA Division II Tournament Overall Record:  1-1
  • NCAA Division III Tournament Appearances:  10  (1975, 1977, 1979, 1980, 1981, 1985, 1990, 1992, 1994, 1995)
  • NCAA Division III Tournament Overall Record:  9-12

Conference Titles (SUNYAC, NECC, America East):

Award Winners:




Albany head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Dwayne Killings 2021-Pres 13-18 0 0 0
Will Brown 2001-21 315-295 2 5 0
Scott Beeten 2000-01 7-29 0 0 0
Scott Hicks 1997-2000 44-39 0 0 0
Richard “Doc” Sauers 1955-87, 88-97 702-330 3^ 11^ 0
Barry Cavanaugh 1987-88 16-10 0 0 0
Merlin Hathaway 1945-55 67-107 0 0 0
no team 1943-45
G.E. Hatfield/H. Grogran 1942-43 1-11
G. Elliot Hatfield 1936-42 30-47
Irving Goewey 1935-36 7-9
Rutherford Baker 1924-35 70-37
Francis Snavely 1920-24 6-31
Wilfred Clarke 1919-20 4-8
Arthur C. Maroney 1917-19 10-11
Edward Wachter 1916-17 3-11
Arch B. Swaim 1912-16 26-10
no coach 1909-12 8-11

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions



^ These conference titles and tournament appearances came when the Albany program was at either the Division II or III level; Albany moved up to Division I prior to the 1999-2000 season

NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.