Maine and Vermont meet on ESPN3 Wednesday.
Maine and Vermont meet on ESPN3 Wednesday.
Courtesy: America East Communications

Rivals Maine & Vermont Meet in Men's Hoops on ESPN3 Wednesday

Release: 02/20/2013

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- New England rivals Vermont and Maine meet tonight men's basketball, a game that will be broadcast on both ESPN3 and WatchESPN.  Full TV schedule

Ed Cohen (play-by-play) and Frank Sullivan (analyst) will have the call on ESPN3 as well as, on smartphones and tablets via the WatchESPN app and through ESPN on Xbox LIVE. Fans can learn how to access games on all available platforms at ESPN3's FAQ page.

Two other games will also take place Wednesday with Albany visiting Boston University and Hartford hosting New Hampshire. On Tuesday, Stony Brook beat UMBC to earn its 20th win of the season.

This will be the 127th all-time meeting between Maine (11-15, 6-7 AE) and Vermont (16-9, 9-4 AE) and the two teams enter the day heading in different directions. The Black Bears have won three in a row, while the Catamounts has dropped back-to-back league games for the first time in over three years. Vermont have won 11 of the last 13 meetings between the two teams but Maine won the first meeting this year in Orono, 71-68. 

For updates throughout the game, follow America East on Twitter, and use #AEHoops to join the conversation.

Elsewhere Wednesday, Boston U. (15-11, 9-4 AE) looks to stay hot when it hosts Albany (19-8, 8-5 AE) at 7 p.m. The Terriers have won four in a row and seven of eight, while the Great Danes can secure their first 20-win season since the 2006-07 campaign with a victory. Hartford (14-12, 7-6 AE) also hosts New Hampshire (7-17, 3-9 AE) at 7 p.m.

On Tuesday, Stony Brook (20-6, 11-2 AE) outscored UMBC (6-20, 4-9 AE) 69-16 over the game's final 28 minutes to secure its third 20-win campaign in the last three years. The Seawolves can also lock up at least a share of the regular-season crown with losses by Boston U. and Vermont Wednesday.

Upcoming Action - Wednesday, February 20
Maine at Vermont, 7 p.m. (ESPN3) -- Live Stats | ESPN3 Video | Vermont Audio | Maine Audio
Albany at Boston U., 7 p.m. -- Live Stats | Video | Binghamton Audio | Albany Audio
New Hampshire at Hartford, 7 p.m. -- Live Stats | Video |
Hartford Audio

Recent Results - Tuesday, February 19
at Stony Brook 83, UMBC 39 -- Box Score | Recap | Highlights