UMass-Lowell takes on Vermont, seeks 9th straight home win

Vermont Catamounts (8-9, 2-1 America East) at UMass-Lowell River Hawks (14-3, 2-1 America East)

Lowell, Massachusetts; Wednesday, 6 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: UMass-Lowell -1.5; over/under is 135.5

BOTTOM LINE: UMass-Lowell will try to keep its eight-game home win streak alive when the River Hawks play Vermont.

The River Hawks are 8-0 on their home court. UMass-Lowell is the top team in the America East shooting 37.9% from downtown, led by Quinton Mincey shooting 51.9% from 3-point range.

The Catamounts are 2-1 against America East opponents. Vermont is ninth in the America East with 5.9 offensive rebounds per game led by Robin Duncan averaging 1.2.

The River Hawks and Catamounts match up Wednesday for the first time in conference play this season.

TOP PERFORMERS: Yuri Covington is shooting 40.6% from beyond the arc with 1.6 made 3-pointers per game for the River Hawks, while averaging 9.1 points. Everette Hammond is averaging 12.3 points and 5.5 rebounds over the past 10 games for UMass-Lowell.

Aaron Deloney is shooting 40.7% from beyond the arc with 2.1 made 3-pointers per game for the Catamounts, while averaging 12.3 points. Dylan Penn is averaging 11.7 points over the past 10 games for Vermont.

LAST 10 GAMES: River Hawks: 8-2, averaging 72.9 points, 33.4 rebounds, 14.0 assists, 7.2 steals and 5.5 blocks per game while shooting 48.0% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 67.3 points per game.

Catamounts: 6-4, averaging 71.2 points, 30.9 rebounds, 11.8 assists, 6.4 steals and 1.7 blocks per game while shooting 45.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 65.2 points.

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