Albany Hosts UNH Wednesday on ESPN3 to Start Women's Basketball TV Package
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - The America East women's basketball television schedule gets underway on Wednesday, as preseason favorite Albany hosts New Hampshire for a rare noon midweek tipoff at SEFCU Arena.
The game will be available live on ESPN3 and on WatchESPN 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.
Albany (12-3, 3-0) has won its first three America East games by an average of 37 points per game. The Great Danes won the America East title for the first time in program history a year ago, and are led by Preseason All-Conference selections Ebone Henry and Julie Forster. Henry is averaging 20 ppg in league contests, while Forster is approaching the top-five rebounders of all-time in America East. She enter Wednesday's game with 1,026 career boards.
New Hampshire (6-9, 1-2) was picked to finish tied for fourth with Vermont in the America East in the preseason coaches' poll. Reigning America East Player of the Week Morgan Frame leads the way for the Wildcats, coming off a 20-point, 12-rebound performance in a win over UMBC last week.
Hartford (11-6, 2-2) and UMBC (5-12, 1-3) also tip at noon on Wednesday. The Hawks have won back-to-back conference games since losing their first two. On the other side, UMBC has last two-straight despite standout performances from Raven Harris in the two losses last week. Harris had a career game against Vermont, going for 22 points, eight rebounds and eight assists.
Also on Wednesday, Binghamton hosts Vermont at 7 p.m. and Maine hosts red hot Boston U. at 7:30 p.m. The Terriers have won 11-straight games.
Wednesday, January 16
New Hampshire at Albany, 12 p.m. (ESPN3/WatchESPN) - Live Stats
UMBC at Hartford, 12 p.m. - Live Stats | Radio | Video
Vermont at Binghamton, 7 p.m. - Live Stats | Radio | Video
Boston U. at Maine, 7:30 p.m. - Live Stats | Radio | Video