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UMBC MENíS BASKETBALL TOPS VERMONT, 86-73, BEHIND FIVE PLAYERS IN DOUBLE FIGURES
Jerrell Dinkins led five Retrievers in double figures, including scoring a career-high 24 points.
UMBC never trailed into the contest shooting 64.5 percent in the first half on 20-of-31 from the field to take an 18-point lead at the break at 48-30. The Retrievers opened the game on a 17-7 run as Jay Greene capped the run with a three-point basket at the 13:37 margin.
UMBC would go up by as much as 13 points before
UMBC continued its hot shooting to start the second period as the Retrievers went 7-for-13 to open the half from the floor, stretching its lead to 24 at 65-41 with 11:51 remaining in the half.
Chris Holm, who scored a career-high 24 points along with Mike Trimboli led a
The Catamounts, however, were stopped in their tracks as the Retriever defense never let
Jerell Dinkins led UMBC with 24 points for a career high as the Retriever senior forward went 10-for-16 from the field. He added eight rebounds as well. John Zito and Brian Hodges each scored 16 points while Greene and Chris Pugh both had 13 points. UMBC as a team shot 55.2 percent from the field, going 32-for-58.
The Catamounts were led by Holmís 24 points while Martin Klimes scored 12 points and Trimboli and Josh Duell finished with 11 points.
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