Vermont hosts UMBC in the Pack the House Challenge at 1 p.m.
Vermont hosts UMBC in the Pack the House Challenge at 1 p.m.
Courtesy: America East Communications

Full Slate of WBB Games Saturday Afternoon

Release: 01/18/2014

A full slate of four games dot the America East women's basketball schedule beginning at 1 pm ET.

UMBC (2-14) and Vermont (4-12, 1-2) start things off a Patrick Gym at 1 pm on CatamounTV and will be the Catamounts Pack the House Challenge. UMBC enters the game looking to snap a three-game skid and is led by one of the top freshmen in the conference in Sara Tarbert. Tarbert leads all freshmen in scoring (12.3 ppg) and rebounding (7.2 rpg).UVM is the top offensive rebounding team in the conference at 15.5 per game, while ranking second in free throw percentage at 70.9.

Two games tip at 2 p.m., including Maine (9-8, 3-1) visiting Albany (13-3, 3-0). Maine enters play riding a three-game winning streak and will look to make it four for the first time since the 2004-05 season. The Black Bears are off to their best conference start since beginning the 2003-04 conference season 15-0.

Albany head coach Katie Abrahamson-Henderson was an assistant at Maine from 1992-94, and has the Great Danes on a 26-game conference regular-season winning streak entering Saturday. Albany has won its first three conference games by an average of 33.0 points per game.

Also at 2 p.m., New Hampshire (8-7, 2-0) visits Hartford (4-12. 1-2) looking to win for the first time at Chase Family Arena since 2003. The Wildcats are riding a four-game winning streak and are one of two unbeaten teams remaining in conference play. The Hawks have three players averaging in double figures (Cherelle Moore 14.7, Amber Bepko 10.3, Deanna Mayza 10.0) during conference play while none are for the season

Stony Brook (11-5, 2-1) and UMass Lowell (2-13, 1-3) close out the Saturday schedule at 4 p.m. at Pritchard Gym. Sabre Proctor leads the Seawolves and ranks second in the conference in scoring, registering double figures in her last 12 games. The two teams met eight times as members of the NECC, a Division II conference. The River Hawks claimed six of those games, but Stony Brook won the last meeting on Feb. 17, 1999, 51-42.

Links to follow all of the games live are in the image below: