UMBC Retrievers

UMBC's K.J. Maura, left, looks to pass the ball around Kansas State's Makol Mawien, right, during the first half of a second-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Charlotte, N.C., Sunday, March 18, 2018. (AP Photo/Bob Leverone)

UMBC’s NCAA fairy tale ends, but memories will last forever

March 20, 2018 | WNST Staff

“We put our name on the map. We gave hope to teams that come to the tournament with lower seeds.”


Magic runs out for UMBC in 50-43 loss to No. 9 seed Kansas State

March 18, 2018 | WNST Staff

Jairus Lyles was held to just 12 points on 4-for-15 shooting in the second round.

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Kansas State 50, UMBC 43 final box score

March 18, 2018 | WNST Staff

The Retrievers shot just 29 percent from the field and 50 percent from the free-throw line in defeat.


UMBC’s late rally comes up short in 7-6 loss to Stony Brook

March 18, 2018 | WNST Staff

The Retrievers rallied from a 7-3 fourth-quarter deficit, but could not complete the comeback.

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UMBC basks in 15 minutes of fame as Cinderella of NCAA

March 18, 2018 | WNST Staff

The Retrievers play No. 9 seed Kansas State (23-11) on Sunday with a Sweet 16 berth at stake.


UMBC 74, Virginia 54 final box score

March 17, 2018 | WNST Staff

Jairus Lyles led all scorers with 28 as the Retrievers scored a whopping 53 points in the second half.

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UMBC makes history with stunning blowout win over No. 1 Virginia

March 17, 2018 | WNST Staff

Jairus Lyles couldn’t suppress a smile, knowing that a school known more for chess than hoops had finally made it happen — a 16 ousting a 1 in March Madness.

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UMBC trying to make history against top-seeded Virginia

March 16, 2018 | WNST Staff

Jairus Lyles and the Retrievers will try to become the first No. 16 seed to beat a No. 1 seed in the history of the NCAA tournament.


Underdog UMBC preparing for daunting challenge of No. 1 Virginia

March 14, 2018 | WNST Staff

The Cavaliers opened as a 22.5-point favorite against the No. 16 seed Retrievers.


Hopkins uses 10-goal run to top UMBC in 13-6 final

March 13, 2018 | WNST Staff

The win is the third straight for the Blue Jays (4-2) while the Retrievers slipped to 2-4 on the year.