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Men's Basketball Heads Back to New England For Sunday Matinee Against UNH
Travis King hit four treys in a 12-point effort at Hartford
UMBC visits its fourth America East city in 12 days and plays for thefifth time in that span on Sunday, Jan. 23 when the Retrievers take onhost New Hampshire at 1:00 p.m. Randy Monroe's squad is shooting for athree-win week. Fans can catch all the action on Fox 1370 Sports Radio(www.fox1370.com) with Paul Mittermeier on the call, beginning with thepregame show at 12:55 p.m.
RETRIEVER UPDATE: UMBC (3-16, 2-4) rallied from nine points down in thehome stretch for the second consecutive game and captured its secondstraight victory in Thursday's 74-70 double-overtime thriller atHartford. The Retrievers have hit 22 of 45 treys in the last two gamesand six different players have scored in double figures in the twovictories. Junior guard Chris De La Rosa (team-high 16.6 ppg, the loneRetriever averaging in double figures) saw his streak of four straightgames with 20 or more points end at Hartford, but sophomore win BrianNeller led the 42-point effort off the bench with a career-best 24 points.
WILDCAT UPDATE: Beset by season-ending injuries to a pair of its topplayers, UNH has dropped six of its last seven games, includingThursday's 61-53 home setback to Vermont. Guards Chandler Rhodes (20pts.) and Tyrone Conley (19 pts.) did most of UNH's damage, but theWildcats shot only 30 percent from the floor vs. the Catamounts. Conleyleads the team with 14.4 points per game.
Who's Up Next: UMBC completes the first half of league play onWednesday, Jan. 26 when they welcome the Albany Great Danes to the RACArena for a 7:00 p.m. tip.