UMBC Basketball Kicks Off New Season with “Retriever Madness” on Friday Night

UMBC Basketball Kicks Off New Season with “Retriever Madness” on Friday Night

Baltimore, Md.-- UMBC men's and women's basketball will celebrate the start of the 2019-20 season with their annual "Retriever Madness" event set for Friday, October 25 at 8 p.m and is open to students, faculty/staff and the public. 

The night kicks off at 8 p.m. from the UMBC Event Center with doors opening at 7:45 p.m. The dance and cheer squads will kick off the event with fans being introduced to both the men's and women's teams. Both men's head coach Ryan Odom and new women's head coach Johnetta Hayes will speak about the upcoming campaigns. 

The fun continues as the players align with students in basketball-themed and other games on the arena floor. Everyone in attendance will also receive a free t-shirt with other UMBC swag being given away.