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RETRIEVERS WIN THEIR THIRD STRAIGHT BATTLE OF BALTIMORE CROWN
Tournament Most Valuable Player Kareem Washington scored 17 points to lead UMBC (2-0) to its third consecutive title in the fifth annual Battle of Baltimore Basketball Tournament, held at Morgan State University. the Retrievers outlasted Loyola, 57-43.
UMBC has now won six straight games in the BOB, as they held Loyola to an opponent school record low of 12 field goals and 21.8% shooting from the floor.
Leading 26-19 at intermission, UMBC held Loyola to five points in the first 12 minutes of the second half and built a 44-24 lead. The Greyhounds did not close with 11 points the rest of the way.
Andrew Feeley also made the all-tournament team, as he contributed 9 points, 6 rebounds and 3 blocked shots in the title game.