Andy Enfield

Cinderella run is over, but the fun in Catonsville could just be beginning if UMBC keeps Odom

Cinderella run is over, but the fun in Catonsville could just be beginning if UMBC keeps Odom

Florida Gulf Coast, the only No. 15 seed in NCAA tournament history to reach the Sweet 16, didn’t have much of a college basketball history until Andy Enfield showed up and introduced fans everywhere to “Dunk City.”

Even after Enfield left following that magical 2012-13 season, FGCU has been a regular for postseason tournaments. UMBC could follow a similar blueprint for success, but the Retrievers might need to do what Florida Gulf Coast couldn’t.

UMBC needs to somehow persuade Ryan Odom to stay put, at least for a little while. Sunday night’s 50-43 loss to No. 9 seed Kansas State in the Round of 32 of the NCAA tournament was the end to a magical weekend; it doesn't have to be...

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