Maryland-Baltimore County vs New Hampshire

UMBC 82, New Hampshire 76


DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - Chase Plummer scored a career-high 23 points and Brian Neller hit the go-ahead 3-pointer with 32 seconds left as Maryland-Baltimore County defeated New Hampshire 82-76 Monday night in the America East Conference opener for both teams.

The 82 points scored is a season high for the Retrievers (2-11), who hit 8 of 12 from beyond the arc. The win is also UMBC's first in a league opener since 2008.

Neller, who finished with 17 points on 5-of-8 shooting from long range, hit a trey with 4:01 remaining to give the Retrievers a 71-64 lead.

The Wildcats (5-7) then hit eight consecutive free throws in a 10-2 run, capped by Jordon Bronner's pair with 46 seconds remaining that put New Hampshire ahead 74-73.

After Neller's final 3-pointer, UMBC hit 6 of 6 free throws - four by Ryan Cook, then two by Neller.

Patrick Konan led the Wildcats with 20 points.

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Maryland-Baltimore County Retrievers
J. Wasco, F334-102-4100510
C. Plummer, F3010-182-671423
B. Neller, G385-112-412217
Q. Jones, G322-64-54358
R. Cook, G252-68-940412
J. Wertz244-81-280311
C. Thomas120-21-21021
A. Satchell30-00-02020
W. Wise20-00-01020
J. Wejnert10-00-01100
Totals 27-6120-324172982
New Hampshire Wildcats
B. Benson, F232-60-08054
P. Konan, F237-114-451320
C. Rhoads, G406-133-943015
A. Abreu, G374-114-671412
J. Bronner, G231-38-825510
F. Myrick144-61-300410
C. Matagrano121-10-01012
S. Morris120-20-01100
J. Trotman91-11-23003
G. Jones70-10-00010
Totals 26-5521-3232112376
America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UMass Lowell0-06-5279
Stony Brook0-04-8246
New Hamp.0-03-8345
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