BU Men Open A E Season
It's showtime for America East basketball teams. Tonight (Thursday) the BU men's team opens conference play on the road at the University of Maryland Baltimore County. Tipoff is set for 7 PM with pre-game coverage beginning at 6:45 on News Radio 1290 WNBF.
Both teams have had record-setting non-conference portions of their season. Binghamton is 9-6 with more wins in non-conference play than ever before at the Division I level. The Retrievers are 9-4 and off to their best start in 30 seasons of Division I competition.
The Bearcats hold a 16-13 advantage in the series but the Retrievers hold a 9-4 edge on their home court. In the last meeting at the Retrievers Athletic Center UMBC won in overtime 80-79 on February 24, 2016.
Tonight's game can be heard on News Radio 1290 WNBF beginning at 6:45. The Bearcats return home to host UMass Lowell on Sunday at 2 PM.