UMES LOOKS TO CONTINUE WINNING STREAK WITH MATCHUP AGAINST NAVY
Dec. 8, 2009
PRINCESS ANNE, Md. - The University of Maryland Eastern Shore men's basketball team plays host to the Navy Midshipmen on Wednesday, Dec. 9 at 7 p.m. at the W.P. Hytche Athletic Center as they look for their third consecutive win.
This is the seventh meeting between the two schools. The Mids lead the series 5-1, with the Hawks' only win coming on Dec. 11, 1993 to a score of 82-71 in Annapolis, Md.
UMES is currently 2-5 on the season and coming off an exciting victory over Delmarva rival Delaware State, 53-50 on Saturday. Redshirt sophomore Hillary Haley (Oxon Hill, Md.) leads the Hawks in scoring with an average of 10.9 points per contest. Senior Neal Pitt (Fort Washington, Md.) averages a team-high 5.3 rebounds per game while junior Kevin White (Brooklyn, N.Y.) dishes out 5.4 assists per match.
Navy is coming off an 81-61 loss to George Washington in the 15th Annual BB&T Classic in Washington, D.C and currently have a record of 4-5. The Mids are led by senior Chris Harris who averages 21.4 points per game.
Tonight's game can be heard and viewed live on the Internet thanks to allinbroadcasting.com and live on the Hawks Radio Network at Studio 106.1 FM. Nick Anastos, David Byrd and Bret Lasky have the call for UMES.