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"FOUR-PEAT?"--THE MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM OPENS ITS SEASON VS. LOYOLA IN THE BATTLE OF BALTIMORE THIS FRIDAY
The UMBC menís basketball team will open the season this Friday, November 21st when they face Loyola in the Battle of Baltimore Tournament at
Coppin State will face host
UMBC has won the last three Battle of Baltimore Tournaments at
Head Coach Tom Sullivanís next coaching victory will be #100 at UMBC. He is the longest tenured and winningest coach in UMBCís Division I (1986-87) history and will become the second coach in the programís history to record 100 wins. Billy Jones went 134-173 from 1974-1986.
UMBC trails the all-time series with Loyola, 26-16. The Retrievers had won four straight until LCís 62-43 victory at Reitz Arena last December. UMBC is 11-8 vs. Loyola since entering Division I competition in 1986-87. The teams have met each year in the BOB, with Loyola winning the first two games (1 title game) and UMBC taking the last three (2 titles).
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UMBC students, with valid identification, are admitted free to the Battle of Baltimore.