The Binghamton Bearcats men's basketball team completed a doubleheader sweep Saturday afternoon at the Events Center as they upended the Maine Black Bears 65-46.

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Earlier in the afternoon the BU women topped Vermont 73-62. The Bearcats men earned their first conference victory of the season and are now 1-2 in America East competition.  Maine is 0-3 in games versus conference foes.

Binghamton had three players score in double figures....all freshmen.  Willie Rodriguez paced all scorers with 19 points.  Romello Walker hit for 18 points...a career high and his third straight game in double figures. Also in double figures was Justin McFadden who scored 16 points.  Fellow freshman Bobby Ahearn grabbed 12 rebounds and scored four points in 32 minutes of action.

Next up for the Bearcats is a trip to Albany to play long-time rivals the Great Danes.  Game time Wednesday is 7 PM.  Air is set for 6:45 on News Radio 1290 WNBF.