Catamounts Too Much for BU Men
The Vermont Catamounts proved too much for the Binghamton Bearcats men's basketball team on Saturday afternoon in Burlington at Patrick Gymnasium. The Catamounts opened up a 36-14 lead at the half and outscored the Bearcats 42-36 in the second half to earn a 78-50 decision. Binghamton never led in the game. The Catamounts move to 5-0 in the America East conference while the Bearcats are now 1-3.
Binghamton's Sam Sessoms scored 19 points to lead the offense. Caleb Stewart also hit for double figures finishing with 14 points.
Vermont's Ernie Duncan had a game high 20 points including four three-point baskets. Samuel Dingba notched a double-double with 14 rebounds and 10 points. Rebounding was a big key with the Catamounts out-rebounding the Bearcats 47-16. Binghamton managed just two offensive boards.
Overall, Vermont moves to 15-4 and 5-0 in the conference while BU drops to 5-14. The Bearcats return home for two straight games beginning on Wednesday when UMass Lowell visits for a 7:00 P.M. contest at the Events Center.