Earlier this week we on Levack and Goz, Niagara head coach basketball Greg Paulus joined the show. Capital Region sports fans may be more familiar with Coach Paulus' college basketball playing career. Paulus was a four year player for the Duke Blue Devils. After completing his basketball career, Paulus returned to his home town of Syracuse to play one year of college football with the Syracuse Orange. Before his college days, Paulus was a two-sport star for CBA in Dewitt, New York. Like Glens Falls Joseph Girard III, he excelled at basketball and Football.

Coach Paulus' head coaching career started last week when he was named the interim coach for Niagara following the dismissal of Patrick Beilein. What are some of the challenges Coach Paulus and his program has faced in 2020? What stands out when scouting this year's UAlbany team?

Niagara has played four games so far this season including one against Syracuse. What has Coach Paulus seen from his team so far? What can Capital Region sports fans expect from this year's team? Plus we dive into Coach Paulus's high school playing career. As a former two-sport athlete, does Glens Falls' Joseph Girard III remind him of a younger version of himself? What was it like playing both sports? Did Coach Paulus' team dodge the Solvay Bearcats? You can find out those answers and more below.

UAlbany Great Danes basketball tips off against Niagara on Tuesday, December 22nd. 104.5 The Team's coverage begins at 2:45 pm. Game time is scheduled for 3 pm. Remember you can listen to Tuesday's game along with all home and away games by downloading the FREE 104.5 The Team app below

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