Maryland-Baltimore County held its own in the first half. It was a second-half barrage of 3-pointers that did in the Retrievers against No. 11 Indiana.
UMBC held the Hoosiers, who came into Thursday night's game leading the nation in 3-point field goal percentage, to 2-of-14 shooting from beyond the arc in the first half. The Retrievers even went on a 7-0 run to close the half and narrow the deficit to 14.
But UMBC could not contain Indiana in the second half, and the Hoosiers shot 69 percent (9 of 13) from long range to take control in an 89-47 victory.
The Retrievers turned the ball over 19 times - something UMBC coach Randy Monroe said can't happen.
"We didn't take care of the basketball,'' Monroe said. ''You have to take care of the ball in situations and you've got to take good shots.''
Monroe said the experience is something his players could learn from.
''It's tremendous being here, I want our guys to be in this type of environment,'' Monroe said. ''It's something that ...