UMBC Retrievers men's basketball

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UMBC Retrievers
2017–18 UMBC Retrievers men's basketball team
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University University of Maryland, Baltimore County
Head coach Ryan Odom (2nd season)
Conference America East
Location Catonsville, Maryland
Arena Retriever Activities Center
(Capacity: 4,000)
Nickname Retrievers
Student section Retriever Rowdies
Colors Black and Gold[1]
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Home jersey
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Team colours
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Away jersey
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Team colours

NCAA Tournament appearances
Conference tournament champions

The UMBC Retrievers men's basketball team represents the University of Maryland, Baltimore County in National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I competition as a member of the America East Conference. UMBC has made one Division I postseason appearance in the NCAA tournament in 2008, in which it qualified by winning the America East Conference Tournament.[2]


NCAA Division I Tournament results[edit]

The Retrievers have appeared in the NCAA Division I Tournament one time. Their record is 0–1.

Year Seed Round Opponent Result/Score
2008 #15 First Round #2 Georgetown L 47–66

NCAA Division II tournament results[edit]

The Retrievers have appeared in the NCAA Division II Tournament two times. Their combined record is 3–2.

Year Round Opponent Result
1979 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Elite Eight
Mount St. Mary's
Virginia Union
W 79–74
W 58–56
L 62–65
1980 Regional Semifinals
Regional Finals
Virginia Union
W 86–69
L 65–80

CIT results[edit]

The Retrievers have appeared in the CIT once. Their record is 3–1.

Year Round Opponent Result/Score
2017 First Round
Second Round
Saint Francis (PA)
Texas A&M–Corpus Christi
W 88–83
W 87–79
W 80–68
L 61–79


2 Malcomn Brant, 12 Will Darley, 1 Rodney Elliot, 0 Daquon Ervin, 35 Nolan Gerrity, 3 Ben Grace, 5 Jourdan Grant, 24 Ishmail Jabbie, 11 KJ Maura, 10 Jarius Lyles, 21 Sam Schwietz, 13 Joe Shurburne, 23 Max Curran 33 Arkel Lamar


  1. ^ "Institutional Colors". Retrieved March 27, 2015. 
  2. ^ Ray Fittipaldo, Pitt: UMBC angles for a second run at postseason, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, December 13, 2008.