UMBC is 2-0 in America East play for 1st time since 2007-08
BALTIMORE (AP) — Nolan Gerrity scored 18 points on 9-for-9 shooting, Jairus Lyles had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Maryland, Baltimore County beat Maine 75-64 on Sunday.
Maine cut a 17-point deficit to 62-55 with 5:13 left, but UMBC scored the next seven points for a 14-point lead.
UMBC fends off James Madison 62-61 behind Lyles’ 22 PTs
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Jairus Lyles scored 22 points, collected six rebounds and handed out four assists while Joe Sherburne scored 18 points and UMBC held off James Madison 62-61 on Friday.
Joey McLean missed with five seconds left and K.J. Maura secured the defensive rebound to seal the win.
Lyles breaks records as UMBC beats The Citadel 120-111, 2 OT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Jarius Lyles scored 32 points and pulled down 20 rebounds as UMBC finally pulled away from The Citadel in the second overtime for a 120-111 victory on Monday night.
Lyles became the first UMBC player to score 30 points and have 20 boards in Division I. UMBC also set a record for most points in a game.