the republic logo

Cole, Wroe combine for 24 points; Hartford holds on to beat UMBC 55-52

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

HARTFORD, Connecticut — Wes Cole scored 13 points and Corban Wroe added 11 as Hartford held on to beat Maryland-Baltimore County 55-52 on Tuesday night.

Justin Graham chipped in 10 for Hartford (13-13, 6-7 American East Conference).

Hartford led most of the second half but could never pull away from the Retrievers until Wroe drove for a layup to start a 7-1 run to go up 42-34 with 7:14 left. UMBC did not fold as Devarick Houston made two free throws to close to 54-52 with 11 seconds left.

The Retrievers (3-23, 1-23), who have lost 14 of their last 15 games, limited Hartford to 21-of-56 shooting from the floor but hit only 14 of 46 field goal attempts themselves.

Cody Joyce made 9 of 12 free throw attempts and had 17 points with nine rebounds for UMBC.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2015 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2015 The Republic, a division of Home News Enterprises unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.