MAUI, HAWAII – The UMBC men's basketball team will compete in the 2015 Maui Jim Maui Invitational, the nation's premier early-season college basketball tournament. The Retrievers will take part in the Regional Games, which were introduced to the Tournament in 2011, and will be held at the University of Northern Colorado on Nov. 21 and 22.
UMBC will meet host Northern Colorado on Nov. 21, and then face either Austin Peay or Cal Poly the following day. Times for these games will be announced at a later date.
Prior to the regional game matchups in Northern Colorado, the four regional teams will take part in the 2015 Maui Jim Maui Invitational Opening Games and face off against the seven schools that will compete in Maui Nov. 23-25. The teams competing in the Championship Round of the 2015 Maui Jim Maui Invitational, the 32nd edition of the tournament, will feature four of the winningest programs in college basketball history, including Indiana, Kansas, St. John's and UCLA. The quartet will be joined in Maui by UNLV, Vanderbilt, Wake Forest and host Chaminade.