Proctor, Greene, Fry Earn America East Honors

In addition, junior Justin Fry (New Bloomfield, Pa.) earned All-Academic Team recognition, becoming the first Retriever men's basketball player to earn that honor in four years of the award.

Proctor becomes the second player in the school's Division I history to earn a pair of first team citations. Guard Terence Ward was honored by the Northeast Conference in both 1998-99 and 1999-2000.

Proctor set a UMBC Division I single season record by scoring 579 points and he is ranked second in the conference with a 20.0 scoring average. He currently leads the league in minute played (39.6 pg) is third in rebounding (8.6 pg) and eighth in field goal percentage (.478). Proctor has scored in double figures in a UMBC record 37 consecutive games and is currently ranked 27th in the nation in scoring and 47th in rebounding. He has amassed 1,879 career points and 963 rebounds in four collegiate seasons, including two at Coppin State (2004-06).

Greene earned his third league citation in four seasons of competition. He was an All-Rookie team member in 2005-06 and earned First-Team All-Conference honors in 2007-08. The Reggie Lewis Most Outstanding Player in the 2008 league championship leads the conference this season in assists (6.0 pg), assist-to-turnover ratio (2.8), is second in minutes played (39.4 pg), fifth in 3-point field goals made (2.2 pg) and 12th in scoring (12.7 pg). Nationally, Greene is currently 12th in assist-to-turnover ratio and 19th in assists.  

Fry just returned to the lineup after missing five games with a knee injury and has contributed 7.9 points and 4.7 rebounds per game in 24 contests this season. He is ranked ninth in the league in blocked shots (0.8 pg) and averaged six rebounds per game in 11 America East games this season. Fry is maintaining a 3.32 grade-point average in the major of economics.    

The sixth-seeded Retrievers (13-16, 7-9 America East) take on third-seeded Boston University (17-12, 11-5) at 2:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 7 in the conference quarterfinals at Albany's SEFCU Arena. UMBC is the defending tournament champion and head coach Randy Monroe's team will be facing the Terriers for the first time in six years of America East Tournament play.

Vermont junior forward Marqus Blakely earned the Kevin Roberson Award, as the league's Player of the Year and he also was cited as the Defensive Player of the Year. Boston University's Jake O’Brien earned Rookie of the Year honors and Binghamton's Kevin Broadus was the league's Coach of the Year.