The UMBC men's basketball team built an early lead against first-place Stony Brook on Tuesday but fell apart in the second half, losing to the Seawolves, 83-39.
Senior guard Ryan Cook (St.Vincent Pallotti) led the Retrievers with 15 points. Stony Brook (11-2, 20-6 America East Conference) extended its winning streak in conference home games to 17.
UMBC (4-9, 6-20) dropped its fourth consecutive game.
UMBC made 10 of their first 19 shots, and a 3-pointer by Joey Getz gave the Retreivers a 23-14 advantage with 9:14 to play in the first half.
But UMBC would hit only five more field goals the rest of the game, and Stony Brook caught fire.
The Seawolves closed the final 8:18 of the half on a 33-6 run and surged to a 47-29 halftime advantage.
Stony Brook scored 17 points off UMBC's 10 first-half turnovers to spark its rally.
UMBC managed only three second-half field goals and misfired on its final 20 3-point attempts of the game.
Stony Brook shot 51.7 percent from the field in the game, while UMBC managed just 26.3 percent, including 3-for-25 on 3-pointers.
The Seawolves used a 31-6 run to erase a seven-point deficit and went into halftime leading 47-29.
In the second half, the Seawolves continued to exert their dominance, extending their lead to more than 40 points while clamping down on the Retrievers.
Anthony Jackson led five Seawolves in double figures with 15 points as 10 different players scored.
The Seawolves shot 52 percent from the field (30-for-58) and outrebounded the Retrievers 46-31.
Cook made six of the Retrievers' 15 field goals and scored 15 points.
Mary Washington 79, Frostburg State 78, OT: The Bobcats led by as many as 12 points in the second half, but Mary Washington rallied in the first round of the Capital Athletic Conference tournament..
With just under three minutes left in regulation, Mary Washington had a 71-68 lead on the Bobcats.
With 36 seconds left, Frostburg State senior DeSean Antoine hit his third 3-pointer of the second half to tie the contest at 71 and send it to overtime.
Mary Washington (14-12, 6-6 CAC) opened the extra frame with a 6-0 run and tried to pull away, but Frostburg (10-15, 4-8) rallied to take a 78-77 lead with 1:13 on the clock.
Mary Washington held a 56-31 rebound advantage and outscored the Bobcats 44-14 in the paint. The Eagles (14-12) advance to the semifinals, where they will face top-seeded and St.Mary's on Thursday night.
Frostburg State ends its season with a 10-15 overall record.