Men's Basketball to Face Hampton in Pirates' Home Opener on Saturday
UMBC at Hampton (11/18/06)
The menís basketball team travels to Hampton, Va. to take on the Pirates of Hampton University on Saturday, Nov. 18 at 1:00 p.m. It will be the first-ever meeting between the two schools. The game can be heard on the audio link of www.umbcretrievers.com, beginning at 12:55 p.m.
It will be the first home game of the season for the 1-2 Pirates, who have a win over New Orleans, but are coming off a loss at Holy Cross on Wednesday. UMBC, which has struggled from the floor in its losses to St. Peterís and Loyola, is looking to snap a nine-game road losing streak. Seniors Mike Housman and Chris Pugh lead the Retrievers with 11.5 ppg.