|School Name:||University of Maryland, Baltimore County|
|Arena:||Retriever Activities Center|
|Head coach:||Randy Monroe|
The University of Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC) is a public university, part of the University System of Maryland, located in the southwest Baltimore County communities of Catonsville and Arbutus. It was founded in 1966 and specializes in the natural sciences and engineering.
The UMBC Retrievers represent the University in NCAA Division I athletics. The official colors of the Retrievers are black and gold (PMS 123) with red (PMS 032). UMBC competes in the America East athletic conference.
Conference membership history
- Mason Dixon Conference (1972-78)
- East Coast Conference (1990-92)
- Big South Conference (1992-98)
- Northeast Conference (1998-03)
- America East Conference (2003-present)
As of the 2018 March Madness tournament, UMBC is the first ever 16 seed to beat a 1 seed (Virginia Cavaliers)