Yale (3-1) vs. Vermont (2-1)
Roy L Patrick Gymnasium, Burlington, Vermont; Friday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Yale and Vermont both look to put winning streaks together . Both squads earned blowout victories on Tuesday. Vermont earned an 81-48 win at home over Worcester Tech, while Yale won easily 82-54 at Siena.
TEAM LEADERSHIP: The Bulldogs are led by their senior duo of Azar Swain and Jalen Gabbidon. Swain is averaging 16.5 points and 4.5 rebounds while Gabbidon is putting up 12.3 points and 6.3 rebounds per game. The Catamounts have been anchored by seniors Isaiah Powell and Ben Shungu. Powell has averaged 13.3 points and 8.3 rebounds while Shungu has put up 15.3 points and 4.7 rebounds per game.ACCURATE AZAR: Swain has connected on 31.6 percent of the 19 3-pointers he’s attempted and has gone 6 for 17 over the last three games. He’s also made 94.7 percent of his free throws this season.
DID YOU KNOW: Vermont has committed a turnover on just 13.1 percent of its possessions this season, which is the second-lowest rate among all America East teams. The Catamounts have turned the ball over only 8.7 times per game this season.
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