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Pugh's 21 Points, 10 Rebounds Lead Men's Basketball to 56-49 Win over Hampton
It was Pugh’s first career double-double as he hit six of 10 shots from the floor, seven of eight from the free throw line and added four steals.
UMBC forced 16
But Retriever forward Mike Housman hit two free throws, Thomas Young scored on a driving layup and Chris Seaborn capped the surge with a slam dunk as UMBC went back ahead by seven points at 41-34 with 5:44 remaining. After
Seaborn added two baskets down the stretch to keep
In addition to Pugh’s heroics, Greene added 11 points, Seaborn was a perfect four-of-four from the floor (eight points) and Young, in his first collegiate start, had seven rebounds and a game-high five assists.
UMBC hit 10 of its final 16 shots from the floor and were at 43.6 percent (17/39) for the game. They committed 24 turnovers, but none in the final five minutes of play. The Retrievers outrebounded the Pirates, 38-32 and held the hosts to 27.3 percent (15/55) shooting.
The Retrievers return home to face