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MEN'S BASKETBALL FALLS SHORT VS. BINGHAMTON, 59-56
Junior center Nick Billings scored 21 points, added 11 rebounds and 5 blocked shots as the visiting Binghamton Bearcats (9-11, 5-4 AEC) won their third straight, defeating host UMBC (6-12, 3-6), 59-56, before 1,436 fans at the RAC Arena.
The game was close throughout, as UMBC jumped out to a 19-9 lead, only to see BU counter with 11 straight points to go ahead, 20-19, with to play in the half. The game was knotted at 29-all at intermission, but the Bearcats hit two straight three-point goals out of the chute in the second half to lead 35-29 just a minute into the frame.
UMBC would claw back, and eventually built a 45-42 lead on a free throw and jumper by Seth Davis with to play. But Troy Hailey capped an 8-0 BU run with 2 three-point goals and