Local sports radio station 105.7 The Fan is giving the UMBC Retrievers an on-air victory lap tomorrow morning.
A pithy banner hanging on the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s campus sums it up well: “Number one seeds: 135-1. We’re the 1.”
Fresh off of a very exciting conference championship win over the University of Vermont, punctuated by a buzzer-beating three, the 16-seeded University of Maryland, Baltimore County is set to square off with 1-seeded University of Virginia this Friday. While the Retrievers will likely put up a valiant fight, the odds are anything but in their favor.
The Basketball Tournament, a hyper-competitive, cash-prize summertime basketball showcase, is coming back to Baltimore.
Baltimore’s two historically black colleges face off tonight for the second time this season, with the Bears hosting the Eagles on their home court for Senior Night.
By Scott Lowe
When a high-energy athlete who competes with tremendous passion gets what he loves most taken away, it’s no surprise if he comes back even more motivated.
The public is invited to join Dr. Onaje X. O. Woodbine, a religious studies teacher at Phillips Academy (MA) and author of Black Gods of the Asphalt for a thought-provoking conversation about race, education, and athletics on Thursday, January 25 at Gilman School. The 6:00 p.m. event is free, a light supper will be served, and childcare will be available with advance registration. Register for the lecture here.