Tag: basketball

Why the CIAA Tournament coming to Baltimore is a big deal

Bowie State University men’s basketball beat Fayetteville State University to win the 2017 CIAA Championship. Photo courtesy Bowie State University.

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association, a collegiate athletic conference comprised of historically black Division II schools, is leaving its annual tournament home of Charlotte behind for Baltimore beginning in 2021, bringing with it a week-long spell of parties, reunions and other activities to fill up the doldrums of February.

UMBC alumni fall in first round of $2 million cash-prize basketball tournament

Still via video from The Basketball Tournament/YouTube

The Hilltop Dawgs won’t be enjoying their own Cinderella run this summer, as the squad of University of Maryland, Baltimore County hoops alums fell early in The Basketball Tournament on Saturday, losing 72-59 to Monarch Nation.

Jaylen Adams Hopes To Represent Baltimore In NBA

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By Seth Tow 
Former St. Bonaventure guard Jaylen Adams, who hopes to be selected in the NBA Draft June 18, told Glenn Clark Radio June 14 that he wants to become the next Baltimore product to make it in the NBA.

The Hilltop Dawgs, a squad of UMBC basketball alums, eye shot at $2M prize in The Basketball Tournament

Photo by Ian Feldmann, via UMBC/Twitter

Two months after the University of Maryland, Baltimore County’s staggering NCAA Tournament blowout of the University of Virginia, a group of graduated Retrievers is itching to get back on the court and compete.

105.7 The Fan to replay that legendary UMBC-UVA game on the air Thursday

Photo by Ian Feldmann, via UMBC/Twitter

Local sports radio station 105.7 The Fan is giving the UMBC Retrievers an on-air victory lap tomorrow morning.

15 years later, Drew Nicholas reflects on game-winning shot

Credit: Ed Sheahin/PressBox
When it left his hand, he didn’t just think he had missed. He thought he had missed everything.

The sporting world salutes UMBC’s brief, historic Cinderella run

Photo by Ian Feldmann, via UMBC/Twitter

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.”

What are the odds UMBC takes down UVA? Well, there’s a chance

Jairus Lyles with the big shot. Photo via UMBC Basketball/Twitter.

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.

For second straight year, Baltimore to host finals of ‘The Basketball Tournament’

Talmadge L. Hill Field House at Morgan State University. Photo via The Basketball Tournament/Twitter.

The Basketball Tournament, a hyper-competitive, cash-prize summertime basketball showcase, is coming back to Baltimore.

Trio Of Terps Earn All Big-Ten Honors

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By Luke Jackson

Maryland freshman center Bruno Fernando and sophomore guards Anthony Cowan Jr. and Kevin Huerter all were honored by the Big Ten Feb. 26 for their play throughout the regular season.