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UMBC MEN’S BASKETBALL EDGED BY HARTFORD, 75-69
The Hawks led by five at halftime, 34-29, but the Retrievers came out strong in the second half and took the lead at 53-52 midway through the period on a basket by Brian Hodges.
The Hawks shot 59 percent from the floor on 29-of-49 shooting, including 62.5 percent in the second half (15-for-24). The Retrievers shot 44.6 percent on the game.
Adeleke led all scorers with 23 points and 11 rebounds for his 20th double-double of the season. Hodges led UMBC with 17 points, while Jerrell Dinkins added 16 on 7-of-10 shooting. Jay Greene was one shy of his career high with 15 points (6-for-10), and he added five assists and two steals.
The Retrievers return to action Monday, Feb. 20, as they travel to