Vermont men’s basketball hosted UMBC for a regular season conference matchup on Saturday night.
The UMBC Retrievers led the Catamounts 36-33 at the end of the first half.
UVM (22-7 overall, 12-2 America East) had a chance to win the game in the final seconds but came up short to UMBC (14-14 overall, 7-6 America East) 66-64.
Anthony Lamb led the way with 24 pts, 6 rebs followed by Stef Smith who notched 17 pts, 2 rebs.
The loss to the Retrievers snaps the Catamounts’ 12-game winning streak.
Vermont returns to action on its final road trip of the season facing UMass Lowell on Saturday Feb. 29 Opening tip is slated for 7 p.m.