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UMBC MENíS BASKETBALL COMES UP SHORT AT BINGHAMTON, 61-51
Brian Hodges, in his first career start, scored a career high 17 points.
Vestal, N.Y. Ė The UMBC menís basketball team (9-15, 4-11 AE) dropped a 61-51 decision to Binghamton (10-14, 7-8 AE) in America East Menís Basketball action on Wednesday night at the Events Center. UMBC skid extends to six straight while
UMBC fell behind early as the Bearcats took a 24-14 lead into the break with Schaffer Jackson coming off the bench to score 16 of
In the second half UMBC came roaring back to tie the game at 31-31 but a 14-3 run ran the Bearcats lead back to double-digits at 45-34.
UMBC got back within in five points and had a couple of chances to make a one possession game but two missed free throws by Chris Pugh and a Mike Houseman turnover allowed the Bearcatsí Sebastian Hermenier to drain a trey and push Binghamton back out of reach.
Freshman Brian Hodges recorded his first start for UMBC and finished with a career-high 17 points with a career-high four three-point baskets. Cory McJimson added 15 points and eight rebounds while Andrew Feeley finished with 12 points and seven rebounds.