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Men's Basketball Tries to Clinch America East Regular Season Title vs. UNH on "Senior Night" This Saturday
The RAC Arena should provide a festive and frenzied atmosphere on Saturday, Feb. 23 as the UMBC menís basketball team hosts the
The festivities will occur before the tip-off as the menís basketball program honors seniors Ray Barbosa, Cavell Johnson and Brian Hodges for their tremendous contributions to UMBC. Fans are encouraged to arrive by 6:45 p.m. to get a good seat for this emotional send-off to the seniors.
Those seniors and the rest of the Retrievers then must focus on the UNH Wildcats (8-18, 5-9 America East) as a victory for UMBC would clinch the America East regular season title. UMBC (19-7, 11-2 America East) has won seven straight and holds needs one victory or one
The regular season champion has an automatic bid to the National Invitational Tournament (NIT), which would be UMBCís first post-season appearance at the NCAA Division I level. Moreover, the Retrievers would be the No. 1 seed in the America East tournament, and should UMBC get through the quarter and semifinal rounds of the tournament, played at
UMBC fans are encouraged to make the trip up I-83 and I-81 to