Vermont men's basketball (18-6, 8-1 AE) seeks a rebound from its first conference loss as it faces UMBC (7-17, 2-7 AE) on Saturday in Baltimore, Md. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN+ and the Vermont Sports Network, with head coach John Becker nearing his 300th victory at Vermont.

By the Numbers
  • UMBC averages 79.1 points per game, ranking fourth in the conference.
  • UMBC's Dion Brown leads with 22.4 points per game and is tied for the league lead in rebounding with 9.7 rpg.
  • Vermont holds a dominating 42-9 series lead against UMBC and boasts a league-best 60.0 scoring defense in America East play.
State of Play
  • John Becker is two wins away from securing his 300th victory at Vermont.
  • UMBC has suffered losses in each of their last three games and ranks eighth in scoring defense in league play.
  • Vermont ranks fifth in turnovers per game (9.0) and features Aaron Deloney with a league-best 6.0 assist/turnover ratio in America East play.
What's Next

Vermont looks to secure a victory against UMBC and improve its standing in the America East.

Bottom Line

Vermont seeks to rebound from its first conference loss and secure a crucial victory against UMBC, with head coach John Becker nearing a significant milestone in his coaching career.