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Defending America East Champion Retrievers Release 2008 Non-Conference Schedule
--UMBC Head Men’s Basketball Coach Randy Monroe has announced the 2008 non-conference portion of the Retrievers’ 2008-09 schedule. The slate features five home games, including a date vs. 2008 NCAA participant American (Dec. 20) and a renewal of the local rivalry between UMBC and
The defending America East Conference champions will compete as a road team in the 2009 ESPNU BracketBusters event. The pairings for BracketBusters will be announced on Monday, February 2, 2009. The Retrievers will also compete in their first in-season tournament since winning the final Battle of Baltimore Tournament in the 2003-04 season as they take part in
UMBC will open the campaign on Sat., Nov. 15 at the RAC Arena as they host Stevenson (
The game against
“I’m very excited about the 2008 non-conference schedule,” Coach Monroe said. “It promises to be an exciting, yet challenging one that will prepare us for the very competitive America East Conference.”
UMBC’s America East Conference schedule will be released at a later date.