MU vs University of Maryland - BC Preview

Marquette looks to rebound on Saturday as they host the University of Maryland - Baltimore County on Saturday. Andrew Phillips of takes a look at the Golden Eagles - Retreivers matchup.

University of Maryland-Baltimore County


Location: Baltimore, MD

Mascot: Retrievers

Conference: America East

2005-2006 Record: 10-19 (5-11)

2006-2007 Record: 4-6 (0-0), including a 3-4 road record

All-time series with Marquette: Marquette leads 2-0, defeating UMBC 93-63 in 1991

Interesting notes: UMBC has never beaten a Big East team and currently holds an 0-12 record

Coach: Randy Monroe, in his third season with UMBC has a 25-44 career record.


Probable Starters:

#2 Jay Greene: a 5'8" sophomore guard from Whitehall, PA.  Averaging 11.0 ppg and 5.9 apg on 36.2% shooting from the field and 37.5% from beyond the arc, was the America East Player of the Week for Nov. 26. 


#12 Chris Pugh: a 6'2" senior guard from Clinton, MD.  Averaging 9.6 ppg, 2.0 apg and 5.7 rpg on 34% shooting from the field and 30% from beyond the arc.


#23 Thomas Young: a 6'3" sophomore guard from Philadelphia, PA.  Averaging 8.9 ppg, 2.6 apg, and 5.0 rpg on 50% shooting from the field (31-62) and 18% from beyond the arc (2-11)


#44 Mike Housman: a 6'7" senior forward from McLean, VA.  Averaging 9.8 ppg and  6.7 rpg on 55% shooting from the field (38-68)


#30 Justin Fry: a 6'9" sophomore forward from New Bloomfield, PA.  Averaging 5.8 ppg and 2.5 rpg on 47% shooting from the field (21-44)


Key Reserve(s):

#24 Brian Hodges: a 6'3" junior guard from Upper Marlboro, MD.  Averaging 13.9 ppg on 37% shooting from the field (48-128) and 35% from beyond the arc (18-51), was named America East Player of the week for December 10 after dropping 22 points against LaSalle, also scored 36 points at Morgan State, the third highest single game total in school history


Preview was done by Andrew Phillips. Andrew is a senior majoring in Political Science and is also a member of the Marquette band!

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