Albany's Victory Over Syracuse Named an America East Moment of the Year

I'm not really sure what the other nominees are, but they are probably warmed over garbage compared to this.

Albany's victory over Syracuse to open each team's 2013 campaign -- a face-melter that (1) signaled to the nation that the Great Danes planned on carpet bombing the country, and (2) sent Syracuse fans into a sociopathic rage -- was one of the most exciting games played all of last season. The double-overtime boogaloo (a game that saw Syracuse climb back from deficits throughout the evening) recently earned some kind of special award for Achievement in the Field of Notable Achievement (America East Achievement Division):

I'm not exactly sure what that means, so congratulations? Whatever. Here's a truncated advanced box score from the indisputably bonkers experience:

ALBANY-SYRACUSE ADVANCED BOX SCORE (SELECTED METRICS)
SYRACUSE ORANGE ALBANY GREAT DANES
OPPORTUNITIES/TEMPO
Offensive Opportunities 41.00 35.00
Opportunities Margin +6.00 -6.00
RAW EFFICIENCY
Offensive Efficiency 36.59 45.71
Efficiency Margin -9.12 +9.12
SHOOTING
Shots per Offensive Opportunity 1.15 1.29
Raw Shooting Rate 31.91% 35.56%
ASSISTS
Offensive Assist Ratio 60.00% 75.00%
Offensive Assist Rate 21.95 34.29
EXTRA-MAN RATES
Extra-Man Postures per 100 Offensive Opportunities 4.88 14.29
Extra-Man Posture Reliance 6.67% 12.50%
Extra-Man Posture Conversion Rate 50.00% 40.00%
MISCELLANEOUS
Penalties per 100 Opportunities 6.58 2.63
Caused Turnovers per 100 Defensive Opportunities 28.57 12.20
Turnovers per 100 Offensive Opportunities 36.59 42.86
Unforced Turnovers per 100 Offensive Opportunities 24.39 14.29
"Run-of-Play Work Rate" 21.05 22.37
"Run-of-Play Work Rate" Margin +1.32 -1.32
GOALIE ACTIVITY
Saves per 100 Defensive Possessions 20.00 31.71
Team Save Percentage 30.43% 46.43%
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