Retrievers Too Much for BU Men
The UMBC Retrievers were too much for the Binghamton men's basketball team last (Thursday) night at the Events Center in Vestal. The Retrievers defeated BU 78-68 to up their record to 8-3 in the conference while the Bearcats drop to 1-10.
UMBC took a 41-28 lead at the half and the Bearcats were unable to mount a big enough charge to overcome the margin in the second half despite outscoring the Retrievers 40-37 in the second 20 minutes. Joe Sherburne was the major force behind the win for UMBC. He led all scorers with 24 points including a 4-6 showing from three-point range.
The Bearcats were led by J.C.Show who scored 23 points including 15 points coming from five three-point baskets. Also striking double digits for the Bearcats were Albert Odero with 14 points and Thomas Bruce with 10. Bruce registered a double-double grabbing 12 rebounds.
Next up for the BU men is a home game on Thursday at 7 PM when they host the Stony Brook Seawolves at the Events Center. coverage begins at 6:45 on News Radio 1290 WNBF.