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WASHINGTON, ZITO LEAD MEN'S HOOPS TO ROUT OF HARTFORD
The Hawks took their only lead of the game at 12-11 on a three-point basket by Bo Taylor at the mark of the first half. Then,
The Retrievers poured it on early in the second half, as they opened the final 20 minutes on a 20-7 run to open up their largest lead at 57-27 at the mark and cruised the rest of the way.
Zito hit 8 of 12 shots from the floor to record his second 20-point game of the campaign. Junior guard Rob Gogerty (12) and sophomore forward Cory McJimson (10) were also in double figures for UMBC.
The win snapped a three-game home losing streak for the Retrievers. The 8 three-point goals and 78 points were a season high for UMBC.