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Men's Basketball Sets Record With 21st Win; Barbosa, Greene Spark 85-68 Victory at Maine
UMBC has won nine straight games and improves to 21-7 overall and 13-2 in America East play.
Barbosa was not the only offensive hero for the Retrievers. Junior guard Jay Greene (
In addition, junior forward Darryl Proctor (
UMBC got out to a 14-4 lead and built a 32-19 advantage with just over four minutes left in the half. But the host Black Bears, playing their final home game of the campaign, ended the half on a 13-0 run to tie the score at 32-all at intermission.
The Retrievers hit 19 of 25 shots from the floor in the second half and built a pair of 23-point leads late in the game.
Barbosa hit seven (of 12) 3-pt. field goals and has 75 on the season, the fifth-most in a single season by a Retriever. He is averaging 23.0 points per game in his last seven outings. Greene’s 14 assists are tied for the second-highest figure in the nation this season.
UMBC hit a season high 57.4 percent from the floor, converting on 31 of 54 attempts at Alfond Arena. Kaimondre Owes led
The Retrievers conclude the regular season at