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Vermont takes on UMBC in America East Championship game

UMBC Retrievers (18-13, 11-7 America East) at Vermont Catamounts (27-5, 17-1 America East)

Saturday, 11 a.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTS BETTING LINE: Vermont -15.5; plus/minus is 142.5

BOTTOM LINE: The Vermont Catamounts take on the UMBC Retrievers in the America East Championship.

The Catamounts are 15-0 in home games. Vermont is averaging 74.7 points and outscoring opponents by 13.9 points per game.

The Retrievers are 11-7 against opponents America East. UMBC is 1-1 in one possession games.

The teams are meeting for the third time this season. The Catamounts won 86-59 in the final game on Feb. 19. Aaron Deloney led the Catamounts with 20 points and Keondre Kennedy led the Retrievers with 13 points.

TOP PERFORMERS: Isaiah Powell is averaging 8.3 points and 6.3 rebounds for the Catamounts. Ben Shungu is averaging 14.6 points over Vermont’s last 10 games.

Darnell Rogers is averaging 11.8 points and 3.8 assists for the Retrievers. Kennedy is averaging 13.5 points over the last 10 games for UMBC.

LAST 10 GAMES: Catamounts: 9-1, averaged 80.5 points, 35.7 rebounds, 17.6 assists, 6.1 steals and 2.8 blocks per game while shooting 50.1% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 52.8 points per game.

Retrievers: 7-3, averaging 87.5 points, 30.5 rebounds, 13.7 assists, 5.2 steals and 3.5 blocks per game while shooting 51.4 percent from the field. Their opponents average 75.2 points.


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.