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Men's Basketball Heads to Albany For Saturday Night Clash With the Great Danes
SET THE SCENE: UMBC continues its hectic pace as they open a two-game New York swing at Albany on Saturday, Jan. 16. The Retriever conclude this four-game in six-day stretch on Monday at Stony Brook. Tip-off time is set for 7:00 p.m. and the game will be broadcast live by Fox 1370 Sports Radio (www.fox1370.com) with Paul Mittermeier on the call.
RETRIEVER UPDATE: UMBC (1-15 0-3 America East) dropped its sixth straight contest and first league home game of the season on Thursday, as Hartford edged the Retrievers, 74-68. Freshman post Adrian Satchell scored a career-best 16 points, but the Hawks outscored UMBC, 15-6, on second chance points to key their victory.
GREAT DANES’ UPDATE: Albany fell to 0-3 in the conference for the first time since teh 2001-02 season as they fell, 67-59, at New Hampshire on Wednesday. Senior forward Will Harris had a double-double with 20 points and 11 rebounds in the game. He heads the conference in 3-point field goal percentage (44.4) and is seventh in scoring at 14.8 points per game.
UP NEXT: UMBC plays the back end of the New York trip on Monday, Jan. 18, wheh they face Stony Brook in a 5:00 p.m. start on Martin Luther King Day. That game will be televised in the Baltimore area by the Mid-Atlantic Sports Network.