SBU goes up against Vermont

Vermont (0-0) vs. Saint Bonaventure (0-1)

Reilly Center, St. Bonaventure, New York; Friday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: Vermont and Saint Bonaventure look to bounce back from losses. Saint Bonaventure lost 65-53 loss at home to Ohio on Tuesday. Vermont went 27-7 last year and finished first in the America East.

LAST MEETING: Vermont put up 83 and came away with a 7-point win over Saint Bonaventure when these two teams met last season.

DID YOU KNOW: Vermont went 9-5 against non-conference schools last season. In those 14 games, the Catamounts gave up 71.6 points per game while scoring 72.3 per contest. Saint Bonaventure went 4-9 in non-conference play, averaging 67.5 points and allowing 67.4 per game in the process.