Tony Shaver

After NCAA tournament upset, UMBC basketball loses staff member to another job — but it's not Ryan Odom

After NCAA tournament upset, UMBC basketball loses staff member to another job — but it's not Ryan Odom

UMBC men’s basketball director of recruiting and program development Griff Aldrich was named the head coach at Longwood on Thursday, the first member of the Retrievers’ coaching staff to leave Catonsville after the team’s NCAA tournament surprise.

Aldrich, who played with UMBC head coach Ryan Odom at Division III Hampden-Sydney, joined the Retrievers as director of basketball operations last season. In his two years at the school, UMBC won 46 games, including a program-record 25 this...

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