UMBC Hosts Loyola Thursday Night at RAC Arena

November 17, 2011 | WNST Staff

UMBC and Loyola will meet for the 45th time overall and 25th time at the
NCAA Division I level when the local rivals square off at the RAC Arena on
Thursday, Nov. 17. The two schools have split the previous 24 DI meetings,
but Loyola has won four straight in the series. Tip time is set for 7:05
p.m., and the game will be televised by MASN (Jason Knapp, Troy Green) .
The contest is also available on

RETRIEVER UPDATE: UMBC (0-2) ran out of steam in the second half and
fell at St. John’s, 82-59, on Sunday. The Retrievers led for all but 10
seconds in the first nine minutes and trailed by only 39-34 at the break,
but misfired on 27 of 35 second half field goal attempts. UMBC managed 16
offensive rebounds, but scored only eight second-chance points, while St.
John’s outscored the visitors, 22-4 on fast break points.

GREYHOUND UPDATE: Sophomore guard Dylon Cormier scored a team-high 20
points, and junior forward Erik Etherly tallied a double-double with 15
points and 11 rebounds, in the Greyhounds’ 78-68 victory over visiting
Coppin State on Monday night in Reitz Arena. The Greyhounds (1-1) also
dominated on the boards, outrebounding Coppin State, 47-25. Loyola allowed
just five Eagles’ offensive rebounds, and Coppin State did not score a
second-chance point. Cormier (16.5 ppg) has hit 14 of 22 field goal
attempts in two games (63.6%). Loyola dropped a 75-63 decision at Wake
Forest to open the campaign on Nov. 11.

Who’s Up Next: UMBC heads to VMI for a 6:00 p.m. tilt on Saturday, Nov. 19.