Legendary Coaches Gary Williams and Dave Odom Headline UMBC Men's Basketball's Oct. 13 Tip-Off Event

Legendary Coaches Gary Williams and Dave Odom Headline UMBC Men's Basketball's Oct. 13 Tip-Off Event

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BALTIMORE - Former national collegiate coaches of the year Gary Williams and Dave Odom headline the UMBC men's basketball program's Second Annual Tip-Off Event. The tip-off returns to the Bond Street Wharf in Baltimore's scenic Fells' Point on Friday, Oct. 13 as the action gets underway at 6:00 p.m.


Patrons can meet the 2017-18 Retriever team, Head Coach Ryan Odom, the coaching and administrative staffs and Director of Athletics Tim Hall, while enjoying hors d'oeuvres and beverages from 6:00 p.m. -7:00 p.m.

 

Dinner and the program will begin at 7:00 p.m. and features ACC coaching legends. Gary Williams and Dave Odom duo will renew their friendly rivalry on the podium to share some wisdom, weave a few stories and take some questions from #RetrieverNation before the final buzzer at 9:00 p.m.

 

Guests will re-live some of the great moments of the record-setting 2016-17 campaign and see the premier of the 2017-18 Retriever men's basketball video preview. The Retrievers return four starters and nine letterwinners back from that squad which advanced to the semi-finals of the College Insider Tournament. Five newcomers will join that group, comprising Ryan Odom's second Retriever squad.  

 

For additional information, please contact Kelsey Fitzpatrick at fkelsey1@umbc.edu or 410-455-3389.