Joe Sherburne scored a career-high 28 points and UMBC beat host Mount St. Mary's, 78-70, on Wednesday night.
Sherburne shot 9-for-12 from the field and made six 3-point attempts and four shots from the line. Jairus Lyles added 24 points for the Retrievers (7-1), who have won three straight since their lone loss, 78-66, against Navy on Nov. 23.
Elijah Long (John Carroll) had 17 points to lead Mount St. Mary's (1-9). Mawdo Sallah added 10 points and 15 rebounds.
The Mountaineers led by one point at halftime. UMBC opened the second half on a 24-5 run and led 52-34 with about 12 minutes left. Sherburne scored 12 points on four 3-pointers and Lyles had six points during the...