HARTFORD, Conn. – Brian Neller scored 24 points, and Justin Fry added 18 points and 10 rebounds to lead Maryland-Baltimore County over Hartford 74-70 in double overtime Thursday night.
The Retrievers (3-16, 2-4 America East Conference) led 72-70 late in the second overtime before a turnover from Joe Zeglinski with 3 seconds left forced Hartford to foul.
Fry nailed both free throws to seal the win for UMBC. Travis King scored 12 points, including the go-ahead 3-pointer with 52 seconds left to play in the second overtime.
The Hawks (6-12, 3-2) led by as many as nine, 57-48, with 7:10 remaining in regulation, but three consecutive 3s — two from King and one from Neller — tied the score at 57.
Neither team scored over the final 1:27 of regulation and entered overtime tied at 59.
Morgan Sabia scored 17 points and grabbed 17 rebounds for Hartford. Zeglinski finished with 19 points.