NCAA Basketball

UMBC Retrievers (16-17)


Wed. 2/26 Sat. 2/29 Tue. 3/3 Sat. 3/7 Tue. 3/10
vs. Bing 
L 74-76
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@ Maine 
L 48-74
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vs. StnyBr 
W 75-67
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vs. UNH 
W 73-67
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@ Ver 
L 74-81
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Vermont downs UMBC 81-74 to advance to AEC title game

BURLIGTON, Vt. (AP) Everett Duncan scored a career-high 28 points and No. 1 seed Vermont beat UMBC 81-74 in the semifinals of the America East Conference Tournament on Tuesday night to advanced to the championship game.

Vermont hosts third-seed Hartford on Saturday.

Stef Smith scored 20 points and Anthony Lamb had 19 for the Catamounts (26-7). Smith's jumper with 5:50 before halftime broke a tie at 24 and Vermont went to the break with a 39-34 lead. Later, Smith hit a jumper with 15:38 to go and the Catamounts extended their lead to 48-38. UMBC then went on a 19-9 outburst to tie it at 57.

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Leaders
Points: B. Horvath11.0
Rebounds: B. Horvath6.7
Assists: L. Owens1.4
FG%: No qualifiers
FT%: No qualifiers
3P%: L. Owens33.6%
Steals: K. Jackson1.7
Blocks: K. Jackson0.6
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Florida State26-5
5 Baylor26-4
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Creighton24-7
8 Kentucky25-6
9 Michigan State22-9
10 Villanova24-7
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Kansas28-3
2 Gonzaga31-2
3 Dayton29-2
4 Baylor26-4
5 Florida State26-5
6 San Diego State30-2
7 Kentucky25-6
8 Duke25-6
9 Creighton24-7
9 Villanova24-7
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America East Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Vermont 14-2 26-7
Stony Brook 10-6 20-13
Hartford 9-7 18-15
New Hampshire 8-8 15-15
UMBC 8-8 16-17
Albany 7-9 14-18
UMass Lowell 7-9 13-19
Maine 5-11 9-22
Binghamton 4-12 10-19
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 68.3 (267)
Rebounds: 9.0 (253)
Assists: 12.3 (247)
FG%: 44.3% (148)
FT%: 64.5% (332)
3P%: 31.7% (271)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 66.9 (111)
Rebounds: 25.5 (182)
Assists: 11.7 (110)
FG%: 41.2% (80)
FT%: 74.7% (338)
3P%: 31.9% (116)
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