De La Rosa leads UMBC past New Hampshire 79-50
DURHAM, N.H. (AP)—Chris De La Rosa scored 23 points and dished out seven assists to lead Maryland-Baltimore County to a 79-50 rout over New Hampshire on Wednesday night.
Chauncey Gilliam had a double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds with four assists for the Retrievers (4-25, 3-13 America East Conference), who snapped a three-game losing streak. Brian Neller also had 11 points.
Matt Spadafora, Robbie Jackson and Shawn Grant each finished with 10 points for UMBC.
Spadafora, who also had seven rebounds, made a layup with 1:15 left in the first half to give the Retrievers a 44-24 lead before taking an 18-point lead into halftime. UMBC pushed its lead to 33—its largest of the game—with 10:07 to play on a slam dunk by Jackson, who finished with four blocked shots.
Tyrone Conley scored 17 points and had six rebounds for the Wildcats (11-16, 5-10). Ferg Myrick added 15 points.