Vermont 73, Maine 61
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP)
Vermont (17-9, 10-4 America East Conference) led 37-28 early in the second half, but the Black Bears ran off 11 points in the next 2:37 to lead 39-37.
Maine (11-16, 6-8), which defeated Vermont 71-68 on Jan. 22, built an eight-point lead, but the Catamounts went back in front, 60-56 with 5:20 left, after a 13-1 burst. They outscored Maine 13-5 the rest of the way.
Zarko Valjarevic, the conference Player of the Week, led the Black Bears with 14 points. Alasdair Fraser had 11 points and eight rebounds.