The Vermont Catamounts proved that Maine cannot beat conference teams above them in the standings as thye handed the BlackBears their 5 loss against 1 win on the road this season.
Vermont lead at halftime by just 4 points 330-26 but outscored Maine 43-35 in the second half to win by a 73-61 final score.
It was Maine’s proness to committing to many personal fouls as they allowed Vermont 26 free throw attempts to Maines 13. Vermont was 23 of 26 for 89% and Maine was 10 of 13 for 77%
Maine was 22-53 from the floor for 41% to Vermont’s 23-54 for 43%
Maine out shot Vermont from behind the teaserline on 7 of 18 for 39% to Vermonts 4 of 13 for 31%
Maine only committed 7turnovers and Vt only committed 8.
Maine had 8 assists to vermonts 15.
Maine committed 19 personal fouls to Vermont’s 13.
Carissimo lead 4 Vermont scorers in double figures with 16, while Zarko V. lead Maine with 14 and Fraser had 11.
Current AE Conference Standings look like this with BU winning over Albany tonight 79-69 along with Hartfoerd edging out UNH 49-44.
Maine has a home game against Stonybrook and a road game at UNH to finish out their 16 AE Conference regular season play.
Looks like that Maine will probably get either Albany or Hartford in the quarter-finals of the AE Tourney in 17 days.