Vermont men's basketball (20-6, 10-1 AE) travels to Orono, Maine to face conference rival Maine (11-14, 3-7 AE) at The Pit in Memorial Gymnasium on Saturday at 3 p.m. ET. The game will be broadcast live on ESPN+ and the Vermont Sports Network, with Brian McLaughlin on the call. Head Coach John Becker secured his 300th victory, and graduate student Aaron Deloney surpassed 1,000 points in the last game. The Catamounts have a strong defensive record and lead the league in scoring defense (60.4) and defensive rebounding percentage (77.3%). Vermont has won 27 consecutive meetings with Maine. The team has consistently reached the 20-win mark for the 15th consecutive full season and has recorded an impressive 92-51 record on the road over the last 10 seasons, boasting the fourth-highest winning percentage (.643) in the country during that time.

By the Numbers
  • Vermont secured its 20th victory of the season against New Hampshire (W, 70-54)
  • Only Gonzaga and Kansas have reached the 20-win mark in each of the previous 14 full seasons
  • UVM has reached the 20-win mark in 20 seasons since the start of the millennium
  • Vermont has won 27 straight meetings with Maine
  • The Catamounts have a 92-51 record on the road over the last 10 seasons
  • Vermont ranks fourth in the nation in defensive rebounding percentage (77.3%)
State of Play
  • Head Coach John Becker secured his 300th victory
  • Aaron Deloney surpassed 1,000 points in the last game
  • Vermont leads the league in scoring defense (60.4)
  • Vermont has a strong defensive rebounding record, ranking fourth in the nation in defensive rebounding percentage (77.3%) and consistently reaching the 20-win mark for 15 consecutive full seasons
  • Vermont has won 27 consecutive meetings with Maine and has a 92-51 record on the road over the last 10 seasons, boasting the fourth-highest winning percentage (.643) in the country during that time.
Bottom Line

Vermont men's basketball heads to Maine for a crucial America East matchup, maintaining a strong defensive record and a remarkable history of reaching the 20-win mark. Head Coach John Becker's 300th victory and Aaron Deloney surpassing 1,000 points adds to the team's momentum.