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Men's Basketball to Face Michigan Wolverines in Ann Arbor on Saturday
UMBC (2-2) and the University of Michigan (6-0) meet in head-to-head competition for the first time in any intercollegiate sport. Moreover, this is believed to be the first time that any Retriever varsity team has competed in the state of Michigan in UMBC’s 40-year history. The game can been seen on ESPN 360 (see details) and heard on WVIE (1370 AM) and www.v1370.com with Paul Mittermeier on the call.
Seven of UMBC’s next eight games will be on the road, including match-ups with 2006 post-season squads in Michigan, George Washington and Marquette. Michigan will play its seventh consecutive home game vs. UMBC and enter the game with an average margin of victory of 17.8 ppg.