UNH, Stony Brook, Vermont Win Sunday
The Wildcats (5-15, 3-4 AE) won their second-straight game by holding UMass Lowell (5-15, 4-4 AE) to just 12.2 percent shooting in a 61-32 win. The shooting percentage is the lowest since the NCAA started keeping field goal percentage on as offical stat in 1986. Chris Pelcher's monster game paced UNH as he had 13 points, 14 rebounds and a career-high seven blocks, the most by an America East player since Marqus Blakely had eight vs. Stony Brook in 2008. Daniel Dion had a career-high 20 points for the Wildcats while Antonio Bivins paced UMass Lowell with 12 points and eight boards off the bench.
The Seawolves (15-6, 7-0 AE) shot 52 percent from the field and held Maine (3-16, 1-6 AE) to 14 points below its season average en route to a 79-61 victory, their sixth in a row. Stony Brook, whose off to its first-ever 7-0 start in America East play, has won 13 straight league games and 22 straight home, the third-longest streak in the nation. Ahmad Walker had the best game of his young career, scoring 22 points and adding 11 rebounds. Dave Coley added 17 points while Xavier Pollard led Maine with 19 points, five rebounds and five assists.
The Catamounts (12-9, 6-1 AE) posted their eighth win in their last nine games by beating Binghamton (4-16, 1-6 AE), 72-39. UVM outscored the Bearcats, 38-13, in the first half and shot 57 percent for the game on way to improving to 6-1 in league play. Ethan O'Day scored a season-high 21 points on perfect 8-of-8 shooting while Candon Rusin added 16 points. Yosef Yacob led Binghamton with 10 points.