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MEN'S BASKETBALL TO FACE STONY BROOK IN AMERICA EAST CONFERENCE FIRST-ROUND TOURNAMENT GAME
The Retriever men's basketball team will make its third appearance in the America East Conference's Men's Basketball Tournament as eighth-seeded UMBC (9-18, 5-11 America East) takes on #9 Stony Brook (4-23, 2-14) in an opening round game on Friday, March 3 (7:00 p.m.) at the BU Events Center in Vestal, N.Y. Fans who cannot make the trip to Binghamton can catch the action all weekend long on WLG (1370 AM) and umbcretrievers.com with Gary Stein and Troy Green on the call.
UMBC is 1-2 in America East Tournament play, winning their first post-season game in the league last year vs. New Hampshire. UMBC lost to Stony Brook, 65-59, in an opening round game in 2004, which marked Randy Monroe's debut as head coach. The Seawolves hold a 4-3 series lead over UMBC and the teams split a pair of games this season.
The winner takes on top-seeded Albany at 6:00 p.m.on Saturday.