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Men's Basketball Entertains Surging Stony Brook at RAC Arena on Wednesday Evening
Stony Brook has swept the last three season series vs. UMBC and the red-hot Seawolves invade the RAC Arena on Wed., Jan. 11 to battle the Retrievers. Tip-off time is set for 7:05 p.m. and Gary Stein and Paul Mittermeier will have the call on V1370 radio or www.fox1370.com. All home games are streamed at www.umbcretrievers.tv.
RETRIEVER UPDATE: For the third consecutive game, UMBC (1-2, 2-13) will run into a team on a hot streak as the Retrievers suffered back-to-back losses to Albany and Maine in a three-day stretch last week. UMBC allowed 89 points in each setback. The Retrievers are averaging 72.7 points per game through three league games, paced by Chase Plummer, who averaged 21.7 points per game through the first three AEC contests.
SEAWOLF UPDATE: Stony Brook (3-0, 8-6) has won five consecutive games and are a perfect 7-0 at Pritchard Gymnasium in 2011-12. They snapped a five-game road losing streak with a 60-54 win at BInghamton on Jan. 5, then defeated Albany, 81-68 at Pritchard on Jan. 8. Senior guard Bryan Dougher scored 19 points in that intra-state victory and leads a balanced Seawolves’ attack with 13.6 points per game. Eight different Seawolves have earned or shared game-high scoring honors this season.
Who’s Up Next: UMBC has its first bye of the season this week and will travel to Hartford for a Tuesday evening match-up with the Hawks.