UMBC Announces 2007-08 Men's Basketball Schedule
UMBC Head Men’s Basketball Coach Randy Monroe announced the Retrievers’ 29-game 2007-08 schedule today. UMBC will play a 13-game non-conference schedule before their America East Conference slate opens at Stony Brook on Thursday, Jan. 3, 2008.
The Retrievers open the season at home, as St. Peter’s visits the RAC Arena on Saturday, Nov. 10. Tip-off time is slated for 8:00 p.m. and the contest is scheduled to be televised regionally by the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network (MASN). After games at LaSalle, Richmond and Lafayette, the Retrievers return home to face perennial Atlantic 10 power George Washington on Saturday, Nov. 24. UMBC ends the month of November with a Nov. 28 date vs. local rival Morgan State.
UMBC will play five of seven December games on the road, highlighted by a Dec. 15 contest at West Virginia and a Dec. 29 game at national runner-up Ohio State. The two lone home contests in December are on Dec. 8 vs. Goucher and Dec. 22 vs. Hampton.
After games at Stony Brook and New Hampshire, the Retrievers open America East play at home when they take on 2006-07 regular season champions Vermont on Jan. 9. Coach Monroe’s team hosts defending league champion Albany on Jan. 30 and Binghamton on UMBC Hall of Fame Day on Feb. 9.
The America East Men’s Basketball Championship returns to Binghamton University’s Events Center March 7-9. The league’s title game will be played at the site of the highest remaining seed on Sat., March 15.
“This is a very challenging schedule, but the team and the staff is looking forward to the challenge,” Monroe said.
2007-08 UMBC MEN’S BASKETBALL SCHEDULE
Sat. 10 St. Peter’s (MASN-TV) 8:00; Tue. 13 at LaSalle 7:00; Sat. 17 at Richmond 8:00; Tue. 20 at Lafayette 7:00; Sat. 24 George Washington 2:00; Wed. 28 Morgan State 7:00
Sat. 1 at American 2:00; Tue. 4 at Wichita State 7:05 (CST); Sat. 8 Goucher (Md.) 7:00; Tue. 11 at Central Connecticut 7:00; Sat. 15 at West Virginia 4:00; Sat. 22 Hampton 2:00; Sat. 29 at Ohio State 2:00
Thu. 3 at Stony Brook* TBA; Sun. 6 at New Hampshire* TBA; Wed. 9 Vermont* 7:00; Sat. 12 Maine* 7:00; Wed. 16 Hartford* 7:00; Sat. 19 at Binghamton* TBA; Tue. 22 at Boston Univ.* TBA; Wed. 30 Albany* 7:00
Sat. 2 at Vermont* 1:00; Wed. 6 Stony Brook * 7:00; Sat. 9 Binghamton* 3:00; Sun. 17 Boston Univ.* 4:00; Wed. 20 at Albany* TBA; Sat. 23 New Hampshire* 7:00; Thu. 28at Maine* TBA
Sun. 2 at Hartford* TBA; Fri.7-Sun. 9 America East Tournament at Binghamton, N.Y. TBA; Sat. 15 America East Championship !
*America East contest ! title game at highest remaining seed