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ROAD WOES CONTINUE FOR MEN'S BASKETBALL--RETRIEVERS DROP 59-47 DECISION AT BOSTON UNIVERSITY
The Retrievers dropped to 1-11 on the road this season and are 3-20 in America East games away from the RAC Arena.
The Terriers took control from the start, building a 19-6 lead midway through the first half. UMBC could manage only five first half field goals and suffered ten turnovers and trailed, 28-16, at intermission.
Led by senior forward John Zito, UMBC would make a run in the second half. Zito’s driving layup with 13:26 remaining capped a 9-2 surge which brought the visitors to within three points at 35-32. When junior forward Mike Housman laid in a Jay Greene feed on an inbounds play three minutes later, the Retrievers were still a possession away at 39-36. But
Zito was the lone Retriever in double figures with 17 points as UMBC hit only 15 of 41 attempts (36.6%) for the night. Housman led UMBC with eight rebounds, but the Retrievers were thrashed on the boards, 38-24, and allowed 13 BU offensive caroms.
Wynn led four Terriers in double figures with 17 points.
UMBC will return home, where they are 7-3 this season, for their penultimate home game of the year vs.