Tag "Randy Monroe"

Housecleaning in Catonsville

(Catonsville, MD) – When UMBC’s season came to an end in heartbreaking but heart-warming fashion in the America East Tournament, the real work began for head coach Aki Thomas and his staff: rebuilding his roster from the rubble of a

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Chandler Thomas leaves UMBC

(Baltimore, MD) – Freshman forward Chandler Thomas has left the University of Maryland-Baltimore County basketball team and plans to transfer elsewhere, as confirmed by multiple sources. Thomas, a 6’6” forward from Indianapolis, Indiana, averaged 6 points and 3.4 rebounds in

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Beauty is in the eye of the beholder: Ugly play-in game was all that is good about the America East

On Thursday night, two teams boasting a combined record of five wins and 53 loses met in an empty, echo-filled arena in West Hartford. In the shadows on the outskirts of the State capital, the two lowest ranked teams in

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Dog eat dog: Terriers trounce Retrievers 83-48. BU moves to 7-1 in conference play, UMBC falls to 2-6

(Boston, MA) — UMBC guard Jerrell Lane drove down the court, pulled up from behind the arc, and fired up an uncontested 3. As the final buzzer sounded, Lane’s wounded duck struck nothing but the bottom of the backboard. It

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Walking Tall: UMBC falls 77-69, but walk-on Quentin Jones – the Retrievers’ smallest – shines.

(New Britain, Conn.) – The University of Maryland-Baltimore County fell to host Central Connecticut State Tuesday night in a game that was far closer than the final score of 77-69. The Retrievers fell to 0-5 on the season, but continued

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Coaching Carousel: Maine assistant coach Markwood heads to rival Vermont, UMBC assistant Stewart leaves for Division III head coaching gig.

Chris Markwood, who served as an assistant coach at Maine for the past five years, has reportedly been hired away by America East rival Vermont and will join the staff of new UVM head coach John Becker. A Portland native,

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Buzz-saw Binghamton sets tournament record with 17 3’s in 91-65 win in conference tournament opener

“We just ran into a buzz saw,” remarked UMBC head coach Randy Monroe following the Retrievers 91-65 loss to Binghamton in the play-in game of the America East conference tournament. “The first two inches of the banana have all the

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Quick hitters

One-Bid Wonders writer Sam Perkins takes 5 minutes off from the back roads of the America East to check with some early thoughts on each team from around the conference. The America East has already been one hell of a

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Week in review: Dec. 6 – 12

In case it wasn’t obvious earlier, the league is down. Forget about the basement; drill deeper. What do you call a league with one legitimately good team, a couple of decent contenders, and a giant mess down below? A lot

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