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By Paul McMullen | December 12, 1991
The commissioner of the Big South Conference said today that the league could soon make an announcement regarding the addition of Towson State and UMBC."
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By From Staff Reports | January 30, 1995
Trinette Tucker and LaTony Joyner each scored 17 points and had five assists in Towson State's 74-57 victory over visiting North Carolina-Asheville in a Big South Conference game yesterday.
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By Kent Baker and Kent Baker,SUN STAFF | April 22, 2003
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County will hold a news conference on campus this morning to announce its entry into the America East conference, effective July 1. "We"re real excited about it," said Dr. Charles Brown, UMBC's athletic director. "The America East has been looking for a 10th team for a while, and we're happy to be it." UMBC's five-year association with the Northeast Conference ended with permission from that organization to move. The Retrievers will join a league that includes Albany, Binghamton, Boston University, Hartford, Maine, New Hampshire, Northeastern, Stony Brook and Vermont.
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By From Staff Reports | March 2, 1995
RADFORD, Va. -- Eunice French scored 22 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead UMBC (12-13, 8-7) to a 67-62 victory over Radford in a Big South Conference women's game last night.Nicole Gardiner and Rebecca McNeil led Radford (11-14, 9-6) with 14 points.
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By From Staff Reports | February 21, 1993
ASHEVILLE, N.C. -- Devin Boyd scored 26 to lead Towson State (16-8, 12-2) past UNC-Asheville (4-19, 2-13), 75-60, last night and clinch first place in the Big South Conference.The win gives the Tigers the Big South Conference regular-season title and the No. 1 seed in the conference tournament.Towson took the lead for good off of Boyd's layup with 8:12 left to play. Boyd's basket sparked a 17-0 Towson run which ended with 2:10 left and the Tigers ahead 69-52.David Jackson led UNC-Asheville with 20 points.
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By From Staff Reports | February 27, 1995
Nicole Mamula scored 30 points to lead Frederick Community College (28-1) over Hagerstown Junior College, 88-63, in the Region XX championship game yesterday.Mamula, who made 12 shots, including five three-pointers, was named the game's MVP.Kathy Zonis scored 16 points to lead Hagerstown (21-11).* UNC-Asheville 84, Towson State 55: Marcia Napier and Vicki Giffin each scored 17 points to lead UNC-Asheville (7-7, 10-14) over visiting Towson State in a Big South Conference game.The Tigers (12-3, 13-12)
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By Paul McMullen and Paul McMullen,Evening Sun Staff | December 16, 1991
Officials from Towson State and UMBC have called a joint news conference for 2 p.m. tomorrow, at which time they are expected to announce their admission to the Big South Conference for the 1992-93 year.Spokesmen from both schools would not comment today, other than to say that the purpose of the news conference was to "address our conference situation."Buddy Sasser, commissioner of the Big South Conference, also would not comment other than to say he would attend the press conference.Both Towson State and UMBC are currently members of the East Coast Conference, which under current NCAA rules will be without a bid to the Division I basketball tournament until 1996.
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January 20, 1993
Men's basketball Howard: Sophomore G-F Phil Chenier (Wilde Lake High) was named Rookie of the Week by the Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference. He had 23 points, 10 rebounds and eight assists in three games.Salisbury State: Junior G Dameon Ross (Du Val High) was named by the Eastern States Athletic Conference and the ECAC Division III Southern Region. He had 89 points and 21 rebounds in three victories.Towson State: Senior G Devin Boyd (Walbrook High) was named by the Big South Conference. He hit 22 of 24 free throws and scored 72 points in three conference victories.
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By Paul McMullen and Paul McMullen,Staff Writer | January 8, 1994
A disappointing UMBC basketball season took a turn for the worse when center Sonique Nixon was been suspended for academic reasons.Nixon, a 6-foot-8 senior who was suspended by the athletic department late Thursday, hopes to rejoin the Retrievers and complete his final season at UMBC. Nixon averaged 10.6 points and a team-high 8.6 rebounds in UMBC's first seven games. On a team that was making 41.2 percent of its field-goal attempts, Nixon was shooting 55.1.UMBC takes a 1-6 record into tonight's Big South Conference opener at Liberty, having lost six straight since an opening win over Division III Washington College.
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By Roch Eric Kubatko and Roch Eric Kubatko,SUN STAFF | January 30, 1997
The team that couldn't shoot straight brought a couple of players off the bench last night who couldn't seem to miss.But they also couldn't prevent another UMBC loss.Reserve guards Ron Lucien and Jason Womble set career highs for points, but the Retrievers missed a dunk and committed two turnovers on consecutive possessions late in the game and lost to North Carolina-Greensboro, 81-77, at UMBC Fieldhouse.Lucien (25 points), a senior from Brooklyn, N.Y., replaced sophomore Rodrick Harrison less than two minutes into the game and went 9-for-11 from the field.
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By Roch Eric Kubatko and Roch Eric Kubatko,SUN STAFF | February 26, 1996
Because it lost a coin flip yesterday morning, Navy will be seeded No. 2 in this week's Patriot League tournament, setting up a third straight opening-round game against Army.The Midshipmen, who had tied Colgate for the regular-season championship, will meet the Cadets at 3 p.m. Saturday in Worcester, Mass. Navy has won 10 straight against Army, but lost to Colgate in last year's tournament final.Navy wasn't the only team to learn yesterday who its opponent will be. Depending on what it does against Siena tomorrow night, Loyola will be seeded either fourth or fifth in the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.
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By From Staff Reports | March 2, 1995
RADFORD, Va. -- Eunice French scored 22 points and grabbed 14 rebounds to lead UMBC (12-13, 8-7) to a 67-62 victory over Radford in a Big South Conference women's game last night.Nicole Gardiner and Rebecca McNeil led Radford (11-14, 9-6) with 14 points.
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By From Staff Reports | February 27, 1995
Nicole Mamula scored 30 points to lead Frederick Community College (28-1) over Hagerstown Junior College, 88-63, in the Region XX championship game yesterday.Mamula, who made 12 shots, including five three-pointers, was named the game's MVP.Kathy Zonis scored 16 points to lead Hagerstown (21-11).* UNC-Asheville 84, Towson State 55: Marcia Napier and Vicki Giffin each scored 17 points to lead UNC-Asheville (7-7, 10-14) over visiting Towson State in a Big South Conference game.The Tigers (12-3, 13-12)
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By From Staff Reports | January 30, 1995
Trinette Tucker and LaTony Joyner each scored 17 points and had five assists in Towson State's 74-57 victory over visiting North Carolina-Asheville in a Big South Conference game yesterday.
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By From Staff Reports NEW YORK | January 30, 1994
NEW YORK -- Plebe Kim Jackson hit a 15-footer with three seconds remaining to lift Navy (7-10, 3-3) to a 77-75 upset of Patriot League leader Fordham (12-6, 5-2) yesterday.Mt. St. Mary's 65, R. Morris 61CORAOPOLIS, Pa. -- Junior Susie Rowlyk scored 19 of her 27 in the second half to lead Mount St. Mary's (14-2, 10-0) past Robert Morris in a Northeast Conference game.Loyola 68, Fairfield 63FAIRFIELD, Conn.FAIRFIELD, Conn. -- Patty Stoffey had a career-high 39 points and 13 rebounds, as visiting Loyola (7-8, 5-1)
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By From Staff Reports | October 10, 1993
Senior forward Lance Baldo's first goal of the season lifted visiting Johns Hopkins (4-5) over York (8-4), 1-0, in men's soccer yesterday.John Young made four saves for his second shutout this season.* Winthrop 1, Towson State 0: Freshman Robbie Blake scored his ninth goal of the season 14 minutes into the game, leading Winthrop (4-4, 3-2) to a Big South Conference victory over host Towson State (4-6, 2-2).The Tigers, who suffered their third straight shutout loss, were outshot 10-7. Senior goalkeeper Rich Pelegrini (John Carroll)
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By Roch Eric Kubatko and Roch Eric Kubatko,SUN STAFF | January 30, 1997
The team that couldn't shoot straight brought a couple of players off the bench last night who couldn't seem to miss.But they also couldn't prevent another UMBC loss.Reserve guards Ron Lucien and Jason Womble set career highs for points, but the Retrievers missed a dunk and committed two turnovers on consecutive possessions late in the game and lost to North Carolina-Greensboro, 81-77, at UMBC Fieldhouse.Lucien (25 points), a senior from Brooklyn, N.Y., replaced sophomore Rodrick Harrison less than two minutes into the game and went 9-for-11 from the field.
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By Paul McMullen and Paul McMullen,Staff Writer | January 8, 1994
A disappointing UMBC basketball season took a turn for the worse when center Sonique Nixon was been suspended for academic reasons.Nixon, a 6-foot-8 senior who was suspended by the athletic department late Thursday, hopes to rejoin the Retrievers and complete his final season at UMBC. Nixon averaged 10.6 points and a team-high 8.6 rebounds in UMBC's first seven games. On a team that was making 41.2 percent of its field-goal attempts, Nixon was shooting 55.1.UMBC takes a 1-6 record into tonight's Big South Conference opener at Liberty, having lost six straight since an opening win over Division III Washington College.
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By From Staff Reports | October 10, 1993
Senior forward Lance Baldo's first goal of the season lifted visiting Johns Hopkins (4-5) over York (8-4), 1-0, in men's soccer yesterday.John Young made four saves for his second shutout this season.* Winthrop 1, Towson State 0: Freshman Robbie Blake scored his ninth goal of the season 14 minutes into the game, leading Winthrop (4-4, 3-2) to a Big South Conference victory over host Towson State (4-6, 2-2).The Tigers, who suffered their third straight shutout loss, were outshot 10-7. Senior goalkeeper Rich Pelegrini (John Carroll)
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