BALTIMORE, Md. - The St. Mary's College of Maryland men's basketball team (0-2) traveled to the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) to take on the Division I Retrievers (3-0) on Wednesday (Nov. 13) afternoon in an exhibition. The Seahawks competed, but fell 79-57 to the Retrievers.
St. Mary's College - 57, UMBC - 79
How It Happened
The Seahawks played exceptionally well in the first half of action and ended the half tied 33-33. St. Mary's College strung together an 11 point scoring run with 3:35 remaining in the half to grab a seven point lead. Gary Grant capped off the impressive run with a layup in the paint and drew a foul. Grant went on to drain the free throw for the seven-point Seahawk advantage. The opportunistic Seahawks hustled for seven steals in the half and scored 13 points off of Retriever errors.
UMBC picked up their intensity in the second half and used a seven-point run to take a four-point lead with 17:05 remaining. The Retrievers shot 60.7-percent from the field and continued to build their lead for the victory.
Inside the Box Score
Miles Gillette led the Seahawks with a team-high 18 points on the afternoon. Grant followed with 14 points, while Justin Milstead knocked down 12, respectively. On the boards, Milstead and Albert Scott collected a team-best five rebounds each. Gillette also made contributions on the defensive end with a team-high four steals and one block.
As a team, the Seahawks hustled for 11 steals and scored 19 points off of UMBC turnovers. In addition, the Seahawks shot just under 50-percent from the field.
Brandon Horvath led the Retrievers with a double-double, recording 21 points and 15 rebounds.
Up Next for the Seahawks
Nov. 15 vs. Catholic | 6:00 PM | at Hood College | Battle of D.C. & Maryland
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