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LISTLESS MEN'S BASKETBALL TEAM FALLS AT HOME TO NEW HAMPSHIRE, 72-58
UNH, coming off an impressive 77-69 win over
Conversely, UMBC made just 7 of 24 first half field goal attempts and finished at 41.8 percent (23/55) for the night. They were just 6 of 21 from three-point range and 6 of 12 from the free throw line. UNH was averaging just 56.6 points per game entering the night, but UMBC, which allows the most points per game in the league, permitted the Wildcats to hit 12 of 18 shots from the floor in the second half.
UNH led, 28-20 at intermission and built a 15-point advantage at 39-24 early in the second half. The Retrievers had one run in them as they whittled the lead to 46-39 on a short jumper by Chris Pugh with 9:17 to play. But Janev hit a three-pointer at the very end of the shot clock on the next possession, and after a Brian Hodges missed three on the other end, Janev buried another long range shot from the top of the key to put the visitors comfortably ahead, 52-39 with 8:42 remaining.
Christensen hit all three shots from behind the arc en route to a 17-point effort, while Jermaine Anderson added 11 points and a game-high five assists. Janev also contributed a game-high eight rebounds. Hodges led UMBC with 16 points, but was just 6 of 15 from the floor and 1 of 7 from behind the arc. Freshman guard Jay Greene, who hit four three-point goals (4/7) added 13 points, while Dinkins added 12.