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  • Hartford Men's Soccer Coach Tom Poitras Signs Five-Year Contract

    Hartford men’s soccer coach Tom Poitras has signed a new five-year contract that will keep him with the Hawks through the 2018 season. Poitras, previously the coach at Wisconsin-Green Bay, was hired before the 2011 season. He has a 28-22-9...
  • State men's hoops: Towson tops Charleston, 68-61, in OT

    Mike Burwell tied the game on a basket with 20 seconds remaining in regulation and Towson went on to beat visiting College of Charleston, 68-61, in overtime Saturday at SECU Arena. The Tigers (16-8, 7-2 Colonial Athletic Association) went up 64-58...
  • State women's hoops: Bears fall to Norfolk St. on last-second layup

    Norfolk State's Rachel Gordon made the game-winning layup with 0.4 of a second left in regulation to cap a 64-63 come-from-behind road victory over Morgan State on Saturday. Tracey Carrington's 23 points weren't enough to seal a late-game lead for the...
  • Impending snow moves Terps-UMBC women's game to Friday

    Impending snow moves Terps-UMBC women's game to Friday
    UMBC women’s lacrosse co-coach Tony Giro has been on the phone with Maryland coach Cathy Reese over the past few days trying to decide what to do about their season opener scheduled for 4 p.m. Thursday – during what could be a significant snow...
  • State men: Burwell's 23 lead Towson over William & Mary

    Mike Burwell scored a career-high 23 points for Towson (17-9, 8-3 Colonial Athletic Association) and Jerrelle Benimon had his NCAA-leading 17th double double to lead the Tigers to an 85-70 win over visiting William & Mary (15-9, 7-4) on Saturday. The...
  • State women: Carter scores 1,000th point, but Coppin loses to Morgan, 66-61

    Tracey Carrington scored a game-high 22 points and host Morgan State beat Coppin State, 66-61, Wednesday night. The Bears improved to 3-22 overall and 1-11 in the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference, and the Eagles fell to 12-13 and 9-4. Coppin's...
  • State women's hoops: Navy outlasts Holy Cross, clinches share of Patriot title

    Navy guard Alix Membreno's double double helped lift the Midshipmen to a 64-57 victory over visiting Holy Cross on Saturday at Alumni Hall. The senior scored 17 points and had 10 rebounds to lead the Mids offense. Jade Geif added a game-high 21 points...
  • Reining in aggressive style not part of game plan for UMBC men's soccer in NCAA tournament

    Reining in aggressive style not part of game plan for UMBC men's soccer in NCAA tournament
    Due to the single-elimination nature of the NCAA men’s soccer tournament, many teams find themselves playing a conservative style that may offer fewer rewards but also reduces the risk of going home prematurely. Case in point: five of Thursday&...
  • Early exit from NCAA tournament still stings for UMBC men's soccer

    Early exit from NCAA tournament still stings for UMBC men's soccer
    After a fall in which the UMBC men’s soccer team won its first America East Conference regular-season title since 2003 and its third conference tournament championship in the past four years, the program seemed poised to make a serious run in the...
  • UMBC men's basketball coach Aki Thomas signs two-year extension

    UMBC men's basketball coach Aki Thomas signs two-year extension
    UMBC announced Tuesday that Aki Thomas has signed a two-year extension that will keep him as head coach of the men's basketball team through the 2015-16 season. Thomas, who at 34 is one of the youngest coaches in Division I, expressed his gratitude...
  • Hartford Men's Basketball Coach John Gallagher To Sign Five-Year Contract

    John Gallagher and the University of Hartford have come to an agreement in principle on a five-year contract that will keep him as the Hawks men's basketball coach through the 2017-18 season, according to sources.  A contract is expected to be finalized...