Team preview: UMBC

Blue Ribbon Illustrated previews the 2003-04 college basketball season, exclusively on Insider.

Updated: November 4, 2003, 5:59 PM ET
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Tom Sullivan had heard the talk that UMBC might be moving to the America East, he just didn't know it was going to happen last April.

"It's going to be a bit of a learning curve," said Sullivan, the former Big South and Northeast Conference Coach of the Year who enters his third league in nine years on Hilltop Circle.