NCAA Game Summary - UMBC vs. Hartford

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Albany, NY (Sports Network) - Ryan Cook led all scorers with 24 points, and the sixth-seeded UMBC Retrievers upended the No. 3 seed Hartford Hawks in quarterfinal-round action of the America East Tournament at SEFCU Arena.

Brian Neller drained 6-of-12 3-pointers and finished with 20 points for the Retrievers (8-22), who will face No. 2 seed Vermont in Sunday's semifinal round.

Nate Sikma had 17 points and Mark Nwakamma scored 13 for the Hawks (17-13), who shot just 39.2 percent for the game.

After making only 9-of-25 field goals (.360) in the first half, the Retrievers shot 15-of-19 (.789) from the floor in the second half to pull away in a game that featured seven ties and nine lead changes. UMBC made 9-of-17 threes (.529) for the contest.

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