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2nd in Am. East
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Retrievers coach Odom fetches updated deal

UMBC and coach Ryan Odom have agreed in principle to an amended contract after the program made history by becoming the first 16th-seeded men's basketball team to beat a No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament.


Lyles on the team's historic win against UVA

UMBC guard Jairus Lyles joins The Plug to discuss the team's historic win over No. 1 Virginia, his shot over Vermont in the America East finals, his thoughts on mid-majors

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211dRyan McGee, David Hale and Jeff Goodman

From upsets, to instant celebrity, to Steph Curry, 72 hours of being UMBC

Nobody knew UMBC before the Retrievers pulled off college basketball's biggest upset. But suddenly stars and celebs were talking about them and fans were waiting until all hours to congratulate them. Inside the 72 hours that changed their lives.

Will Odom stay with UMBC? (1:15)
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212dJeff Goodman

UMBC to offer Odom contract 'within our realm'

UMBC will present coach Ryan Odom with a long-term contract that includes a salary increase that will help keep Odom with the Retrievers, athletic director Tim Hall told ESPN.

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212dMyron Medcalf

K-State knocks Cinderella UMBC out of tourney

The magical ride of the UMBC men's basketball team ended Sunday night when the Retrievers suffered a 50-43 loss to Kansas State in the second round of the NCAA tournament.

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213dDarren Rovell

UMBC files for trademarks after historic upset

On the heels of their historic victory as a No. 16 seed, UMBC has filed for a few trademarks since the school didn't have "Retrievers" or "Retriever Nation" trademarked.

How can UMBC back up big win? (1:03)
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213dJohn Gasaway

Odds are stacked against Sweet 16 hopefuls UMBC, Marshall

No. 16 seed UMBC is in uncharted territory. And history doesn't bode well for No. 13 seed Marshall. But both teams already have defied big odds to reach the second round. What's one more win?

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213dDarren Rovell

UMBC alum and friends behind $800 Vegas bet

UMBC alum Eric Barger and his friends will "have at least a couple hundred" on Sunday's game against Kansas State after their $800 money-line bet on the Retrievers against No. 1 overall seed Virginia yielded a $16,000 profit.

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213dDavid Hale

KSU's Wade (foot) could miss game vs. UMBC

KSU's leading scorer Dean Wade hasn't officially been ruled out, but even if he sees time Sunday vs. UMBC, Wade would likely not see much action, coach Bruce Weber said on Saturday.

Kezirian: UMBC upset is what betting is all about (1:26)
UMBC coach credits defense for upset of Virginia (1:08)
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214dRyan McGee

UMBC, Virginia and the night the impossible happened

Sure, it could happen. A No. 16 could beat a No. 1. But would it ever really, actually, truly happen? Yes, it finally did. No. 16 UMBC beat No. 1 Virginia in the most improbable, do-you-believe-that-just-happened upset in NCAA tournament history.

UMBC's locker room 'was a crazy scene' (0:55)
UMBC campus celebrates stunning upset victory (0:19)
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214dDavid Purdum

$800 wager on UMBC victory nets bettor $16K

UMBC's historic win over No. 1 Virginia was the second-largest upset by point-spread standards since the NCAA tournament field expanded in 1985.

Team Stats

Points Per Game73.1195th
Rebounds Per Game34.6216th
Assists Per Game15.271st
Points Allowed68.5Tied-73rd

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Tournament History

Final Fours0
Tournament Record0-1
Championship SeasonsNone
Tournament Appearances1