Four Women’s Games Saturday Including Vermont at 1st-Place Albany on ESPN3
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. - Another full slate of America East women's basketball fills Saturday, including two televised games.
Coming off an important win against Boston University on Wednesday, Albany (15-3, 6-0) puts its unbeaten conference record on the line against Vermont (7-12, 4-2) in a game that will be broadcast nationally on ESPN3 and on WatchESPN via your mobile device at 5 p.m. from SEFCU Arena in Albany.
The Great Danes continue to lead the conference in almost every category, including scoring offense, scoring defense, field goal percentage, rebounding, assists and steals. Vermont has played well during the conference portion of its schedule, beating Maine last time out. The Catamounts have used a balanced attack, relying heavily on its bench production. Annie Wheeler came off the bench to lead the Catamounts against Maine with 14 points.
Also being televised locally is Binghamton (3-16, 2-4) hosting New Hampshire (6-12, 1-5) at 4:30 p.m. on Time Warner Cable at the Events Center. The Bearcats overcame a 14-point second half deficit to beat Maine on Sunday for their second conference win. The Wildcats have had several close losses, including 63-56 at Hartford on Wednesday night. Kaylee Kirkpatrick led the Wildcats in that game with a career-high 19 points.
Two other games tipoff at 2 p.m. including Boston U. (16-4, 6-1) at UMBC (6-13, 2-4) and Stony Brook (11-8, 3-3) at Maine (1-18, 0-6). The Terriers had their 13-game winning streak snapped against Albany on Wednesday, while UMBC is looking to build on its 11-point win over Stony Brook. The Seawolves meanwhile continue a road swing that took them from the team furthest south in the conference (UMBC) to the team furthest north in the conference (Maine). The Black Bears are in search of their first conference win and have been riding the excellent play of Liz Wood, who has recorded career-highs in points in each of her last three games.
Boston U. at UMBC , 2 p.m. - Live Stats | Video
Stony Brook at Maine, 2 p.m. - Live Stats | Audio | Video
New Hampshire at Binghamton, 4:30 p.m. - Live Stats | Audio | Video
Vermont at Albany, 5 p.m. - ESPN3 | Live Stats