The Vermont Catamounts will host the UMBC Retrievers at Patrick Gymnasium for the America East Match championship recreation on Saturday.
The sport is scheduled to begin at 11 a.m. ET and shall be televised on ESPN2. However when you don’t have cable, you’ll be able to nonetheless watch a dwell stream of ESPN2 in your laptop, telephone or streaming machine through one of many following live-TV streaming companies:
PlayStation Vue: PS Vue–which doesn’t require an precise PlayStation console to enroll or watch–gives 4 completely different live-TV channel packages: All 4 embody ESPN2.
You can begin a free 5-day trial of PS Vue proper right here (choose “Begin Streaming” within the upper-right nook), and you may then watch a dwell stream of the sport in your laptop through the PS Vue web site, or in your telephone (Android and iPhone supported), pill, Roku, Amazon Fireplace TV, Apple TV, Chromecast, PlayStation (Three or 4), or different supported machine through the PS Vue app.
Hulu With Reside TV: Along with a Netflix-like on-demand streaming library, Hulu additionally gives a bundle of 50-plus dwell TV channels, together with ESPN2.
You’ll be able to join “Hulu with Reside TV” proper right here, and you may then watch a dwell stream of the sport in your laptop through the Hulu web site, or in your telephone (Android and iPhone supported), pill, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fireplace TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Nintendo Change, Echo Present, or different streaming machine through the Hulu app.
Sling TV: ESPN2 is included within the “Sling Orange” channel bundle.
You can begin a free seven-day trial proper right here, and you may then watch a dwell stream of the sport in your laptop through the Sling TV web site, or in your telephone (Android and iPhone supported), pill, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fireplace TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, or different streaming machine through the Sling TV app.
UMBC vs Vermont Preview
The Retrievers, who made historical past final season as the primary ever No. 16 seed to knock off a No. 1 seed (the Virginia Cavaliers) within the NCAA Match, went 11-5 within the America East common season (21-12 general) for the third seed within the convention tourney.
They topped the sixth-seeded Albany Nice Danes within the opening spherical, then wanted double time beyond regulation to squeak previous the No. Three Hartford Hawks within the semifinals.
UMBC led by 50-24 early within the second half earlier than a livid Hawks comeback.
“When you have got a giant lead like that, fairly actually, we’re not a workforce that’s used to taking part in with big leads like that,” UMBC head coach Ryan Odom stated, in keeping with The Baltimore Solar. “We haven’t had a lot of these the place we’ve run away just a little bit. So it was an unfamiliar place for us — actually for me as a coach and for these guys as effectively. We’re used to taking part in in tight video games. Finally, it did develop into tight, and we obtained extra comfy, paradoxically.”
Junior guard KJ Jackson led the Retrievers with 21 factors. Graduate pupil ahead Joe Sherburne, the workforce’s chief in factors per recreation at 14.1, completed three assists in need of a triple-double: 12 factors, 12 rebounds, seven assists, and a pair of steals whereas taking part in a team-high 47 minutes.
“We had been saying the suitable issues within the huddles,” Sherburne stated, per The Baltimore Solar. “We had been making an attempt to remain constructive. It didn’t actually work out that manner. We didn’t let ourselves really feel drained. I felt at one level, I used to be enthusiastic about my legs and the way I couldn’t actually really feel them, however Coach informed me I wasn’t drained, too.”
The Catamounts gained the common season title with a 14-2 mark (26-6 general), then pounded the eighth-seeded Maine Black Bears and the No. 7 Binghamton Bearcats en path to the finals.
Within the semifinals, sophomore guard Stef Smith dropped a career-high 28 factors as UVM shot 58.2 % from the sector and 56 % from the 3-point line, aiding 20 occasions with simply seven turnovers in opposition to the Bearcats.
“We’re going to really feel proud about this effort … however we’ve got to get proper again to work as a result of we’re going to play a great workforce on Saturday and we’ve got 40 minutes to go to complete this off,” UVM head coach John Becker stated, in keeping with The Burlington Free Press. “I don’t need to get too excessive proper now. We’ve to ensure we keep humble, hold our nostril down and put together and execute like we did tonight and let it fly on Saturday.”