UMBC completes the first half of America East play when they travel to Vestal, N.Y. to take on the Binghamton Bearcats. Tip-off time at the BU Events Center is set for 7:00 p.m. with Paul Mittermeier (Q1370, www.q1370.com) on the call. The game will also be broadcast on ESPN3, with Ed Cohen and Frank Sullivan describing the action.
RETRIEVER UPDATE: Despite a torrid shooting display by visiting UMBC, the Boston University Terriers outscored the Retrievers, 81-75 at Case Gymnasium on Saturday. The Retrievers hit season highs in both field goal percentage (31-of-59, 52.5%) and 3-point field goals (12), but the Terriers converted on 19-of-31 shots from the floor in the second half to outlast UMBC (2-5, 4-16). JR F Chase Plummer recorded a double-double, scoring 19 points and adding 11 caroms for UMBC.
BEARCAT UPDATE: Binghamton snapped a 12-game losing streak and picked up a road win with a 57-56 victory at Maine on Jan. 19. The Bearcats could not make it back-to-back victories as they fell, 63-45 vs. UNH on Jan. 26. FR G Jordan Reed has earned America East Rookie of the Week honors on three occasions in 2012-12. He leads BU and is third in America East at 15.8 points per game. SR G Jimmy Gray avearges 10.9 ppg and hits 2.3 treys per game.
WHO'S UP NEXT: The Retrievers open a three-game homestand by welcoming Maine to the RAC Arena on Sat., Feb. 2. Tip-off time is set for 7:00 p.m.