March madness is here. For the readers who are college basketball fans, you are probably thinking about basketball brackets and how to choose teams to win those brackets. There are always consistent teams that do well every year that we feel comfortable moving forward on the brackets. Then, sometimes, there’s that one team that comes out of nowhere and makes it further than anyone expects. Last year that team was UMBC – University of Maryland Baltimore County. After visiting UMBC this fall, I was sent home with a t-shirt touting their win and a little more visibility for a school that I can attest is a hidden gem.

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