Burlington, Vt. – Vermont’s Anthony Lamb scored a game-high 28 points and the top-seeded and host Catamounts led from start-to-finish in a 66-49 victory over defending league champion UMBC (21-13) in the America East Championship game played at Patrick Gym
Burlington, Vt. – The defending America East champion and third-seeded UMBC Retrievers (21-12) face the same challenge they did a season ago as they will take on the top-seeded and host Vermont Catamounts (26-6) in the championship game of the America East Conference Tournament.
Austin, Texas – UMBC graduate student forward Joe Sherburne (Whitefish Bay, Wisc.) has been named the 2018-19 Academic All-America Team Member of the Year as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America (CoSIDA).
For the second consecutive year, the UMBC Retrievers (20-12) will host the Hartford Hawks (18-14) in the #AEPlayoffs semi-final round. The action gets underway at the UMBC Event Center at 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 12 and the game will broadcast on ESPN+.
BALTIMORE – Third-seeded UMBC (20-12) held No. 6 UAlbany (12-20) to 11 points over a 20-minute span in the mid-point of the game and defeated the Great Danes, 62-54, before 2,766 fans in an America East quarter-final match-up at the UMBC Event Center.
The third-seeded Retrievers (19-12, 11-5 America East) take on No. 6 Albany (12-19, 7-9 AE) in the #AEPlayoffs quarter-final round on Saturday, March 9. Tip-off time is slated for 1:00 p.m. at the UMBC Event Center and the game will be broadcast on ESPN+.
BALTIMORE – Freshman guard Jose Placér (Orlando, Fla.) knocked down a 3-pointer with 2.4 seconds remaining, capping an 18-point second half comeback as UMBC edged New Hampshire, 56-53, in the Retrievers’ final game of the regular season.
he men’s basketball program will honor seniors Nolan Gerrity (Cleveland, Ohio), Max Portmann (Wichita Falls, Texas), Isaiah Rogers (West Orange, N.J.) and Joe Sherburne (Whitefish Bay, Wisc.) at 12:45 p.m., prior to the 1:00 p.m. tip-time at the UMBC Event Center.
The UMBC men’s basketball squad (18-10, 10-3 America East) makes the first of two trips to New York over the next five days as the Retrievers take on revitalized UAlbany (10-17, 5-7 AE) on Saturday, Feb. 23. Tip-off time at SEFCU Arena is set for 7:00 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on ESPN3.
BALTIMORE- Junior guard K.J. Jackson (Houston, Texas) scored a game-high 18 points and the Retriever defense held first-place Vermont 19 points below its season scoring average as UMBC prevailed, 65-56, before 2,411 at the UMBC Event Center.
BALTIMORE - The UMBC men’s basketball team will host Vermont on Thursday, Feb. 21 in a nationally-televised game by ESPNU. Robert Ford and Mike O’Donnell have the call in this America East showdown. Tip-off time is set for 7:00 p.m. and tickets are available at https://bit.ly/2EdX3Hy.
BALTIMORE – Juniors K.J. Jackson (Houston, Texas) and Arkel Lamar (Bridgeport, Conn.) scored 17 points each, as UMBC won for the eighth time in nine outings, holding on to edge UMass Lowell, 70-66, before 2,688 at the UMBC Event Center.
The UMBC men’s basketball squad (16-10, 8-3 America East) return home for back-to-back contests, beginning with a Saturday matinee against the UMass Lowell River Hawks (14-12, 6-5 AE) at the UMBC Event Center. Tip-off time is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on ESPN3.
Vestal, N.Y. – Graduate student forward Joe Sherburne (Whitefish Bay, Wisc.) led four Retrievers in double figures with 16 points and UMBC converted a team America East season-high 12 treys in a 64-50 victory at Binghamton.
The UMBC men’s basketball squad (15-10, 7-3 America East) heads to New York for the first time in America East play this season as they take on the Binghamton Bearcats (7-18, 3-7 AE) at the BU Events Center on Wednesday, Feb. 13. Tip-off time is scheduled for 7:00 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on ESPN+.
Orono, Maine –Junior guard K.J. Jackson (Houston, Texas) and graduate student forward Joe Sherburne (Whitefish Bay, Wisc.) scored 22 and 21 points respectively as an injury-riddled UMBC squad rallied to defeat Maine, 67-66, at Cross Insurance Center on Sunday.
The UMBC men’s basketball squad (14-10, 6-3 America East) looks for its third consecutive road win in America East when they face the much-improved Maine Black Bears (5-19, 3-6) on Sunday, Feb. 10. Tip-off time at Chase Insurance Center is slated for 1:00 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on ESPN+.
The UMBC men’s basketball squad (14-9, 6-2 America East) opens the second half of America East action on Wednesday, Feb. 6 when the explosive Hartford Hawks (11-12, 4-4) visit the UMBC Event Center. The game will be broadcast on ESPN+ with Gary Stein, John Feinstein and Paul Mittermeier on the call.
Graduate student forward Joe Sherburne posted his first double-double of the season, and the UMBC defense held visiting Stony Brook to a season-low for points as the host Retrievers defeated the visiting Seawolves, 57-49, in front of 2,260 rowdy fans at the UMBC Event Center on Wednesday night.
The UMBC men’s basketball squad (13-9, 5-2 America East) completes the first half of conference play when they host the Stony Brook Seawolves (17-4, 5-1 AE) in “The Blackout Game” on Wednesday, Jan. 30. The game will be a “blackout” as fans are encouraged to wear black. The first 300 students will receive a black "Sharpie" t-shirt.
Junior guard K.J. Jackson (Houston, Texas) tallied a game-best 21 points, while graduate student Joe Sherburne (Whitefish Bay, Wisc.) added 14 points and nine rebounds as the UMBC Men’s Basketball team used a late surge to push its win streak to four games and defeat host New Hampshire on Saturday afternoon.
The UMBC men’s basketball squad (12-9, 4-2 America East) wraps up its two-game New England journey when they take on the New Hampshire Wildcats (3-15, 1-4 AE) at Lundholm Gymnasium on Saturday, Jan. 26. Tip-off time is slated for 1:00 p.m. and the game will be broadcast on ESPN+.
The Retrievers, who entered the game sporting the nation’s 30th best defense, allowing 64.4 points per game, held Vermont more than 15 points below their season scoring average. The Catamounts had won their first five league games by an average of 22.8 points per victory.