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MBB 45, UMBC 38
MBB 76, CORNELL 71
MBB Sweeps Canada
Quebec City & Win
The Loyola University Maryland men's basketball team concluded its Canadian Tour with a 72-49 win over Concordia, moving its trip record to 5-0.
Loyola men's basketball held off a strong McGill University team for a 65-60 victory behind 25 points from Eric Laster and 13 by Andre Walker.
On an off day from competition during its 2014 Canadian Tour, the Loyola University Maryland men's basketball team visited many of Montreal's sights.
Loyola University Maryland men's basketball toured the fortified Quebec City, one of the oldest settlements in North America, on Sunday, Aug. 24. The Greyhounds then beat Universite Laval, 90-74.
Loyola men's basketball had a busy first full day in Montreal, playing and winning a pair of games against Universite du Quebec a Montreal and Brookwood Elite.
Loyola played at Butler in Hinkle Fieldhouse on Saturday, Nov. 22, 2014.
Loyola men's basketball defeated Cornell, 76-71, on Nov. 16, 2014.
On an off day from competition on its 2014 Canadian Tour, the Greyhounds toured Montreal.
The Greyhounds beat the Universite du Quebec a Montreal in its first game of the 2014 foreign tour.
Loyola men's basketball hosted Lafayette on January 13, 2014.
2013-2014 (Redshirt Junior): Saw action in 28 games and started 10 for the Greyhounds... Was in the starting five the last five games of the season... Averaged 3.7 points and 2.3 rebounds per game while playing an average of 20.8 minutes... Was second on the team with 54 assists, 1.93 apg, and had a better than 2:1 assist:turnover ratio with just 25 miscues... Tallied eight points in the Patriot League First Round game against Lafayette (3/3)... Played a season-high 32 minutes and scored eight points with four rebounds and three assists against Boston U. (2/15)... Dished out four assists and recorded a Loyola Maryland career-high nine points in 30 minutes of action at Lehigh (2/8)... Hit four free throws in the final minute of action and finished with four assists against American (2/5)... Scored seven and had a three that put Loyola up five in overtime against Navy (1/2)... Tallied four assists at Miami (12/30)... Came up with three steals in the Stony Brook game (12/19)... Made his first start for the Greyhounds at West Virginia (12/2)... Made his Loyola debut at Binghamton (11/8) and scored five points with the two clinching free throws, six rebounds and a team-high three assists.
2012-2013 (Junior): Sat out the season to satisfy NCAA year-in-residency requirements after transferring from Loyola Chicago... Named to the MAAC All-Academic Team and the MAAC Academic Honor Roll.
2011-2012 (Sophomore at Loyola Chicago): Appeared in all 30 games and made 21 starts... Led the team with 3.5 apg and also added 7.0 ppg and 2.5 rpg... Scored in double digits on 12 occasions, including each of the final four outings of the year... Opened the year by averaging 10.6 ppg, 3.2 rpg, and 5.6 apg in the first five contests... Scored seven points and handed out six assists in the season opener at Illinois and followed that up with 12 points, six boards, four assists and two steals at Kansas State... Tossed in a career-best 13 points at Eastern Illinois... In nine games off the bench, averaged 8.0 ppg... Recorded his first career double-double with 11 points and 10 assists against Fordham in the home opener... His 10 assists were the most by a Rambler since Courtney Stanley had 11 against Holy Cross on Nov. 20, 2009... In a victory over UIC, came off the bench to produce 11 points and six assists... Over the last four games, contributed 11.0 ppg, 2.8 rpg, 3.3 apg, 1.3 spg... Poured in 12 points and recorded three assists with no turnovers in 37 minutes off the bench at Horizon League regular-season champion Valparaiso... Tallied 12 points, five assists and three steals against Detroit in the first round of the Horizon League Championship.
2010-2011 (Freshman at Loyola Chicago): Earned quality minutes off the bench in 24 contests and chipped in 1.3 ppg, 0.7 rpg and 0.8 apg... St the season-opening Nick Kladis Classic, was a key contributor off the bench, handing out six assists to only two turnovers in 37 total minutes of action...scored four points, the first of his Loyola career, in a victory over SIU Edwardsville... Averaged 4.0 ppg over a four-game stretch from Jan. 15-29... Hit two clutch free throws in the final minute of a road win versus Milwaukee... Recorded five points, two boards an assist and a steal in 13 minutes in a home win against UIC... Tallied six points versus Cleveland State at Gentile Arena... Notched five points and an assist at home versus Milwaukee.
High School: During the 2009-10 campaign, led Lawrence Academy to a 29-0 record and the Class C New England Championship by averaging 16.0 points, 4.3 rebounds and 4.1 assists per game... Nominee for the 2010 McDonald's All-American Game... Finished his prep career with 1,464 points... Was a New England All-Defensive Team and New England Private School Athletic Council (NEPSAC) Independent School All-League Team honoree... Is one of a handful of players to have played at Lawrence Academy, which is regarded as one of the premier programs in New England... Former top players from Lawrence Academy include Antoine Wright (Toronto Raptors), Richard Roby (University of Colorado), Stevie Mejia (University of Rhode Island) and Shabazz Napier (University of Connecticut)... Was also a standout football player at Lawrence Academy and received interest as a defensive back and wide receiver from Boston College, Connecticut and Syracuse, among others... Played AAU for New England Playaz/Expressions... Honor roll student.
Personal: Son of Lou Brito and Tanya Pina.