BU Women Win Conference Opener
The Binghamton Bearcats women's basketball team won their America East conference opener on Saturday afternoon defeating the Maine Black Bears in Bangor, Maine by a final score of 66-62 in overtime. The win puts Binghamton's overall record at 10-4 and is their sixth consecutive victory. Maine is now 1-1 in America East and 8-7 overall.
The Bearcats head home and will host the New Hampshire Wildcats on Wednesday evening at 7 PM (air at 645 on CBS Sports Radio 1360 AM). The Wildcats were the unanimous preseason favorites to win America East .ith the Bearcats picked to finish third.
New Hampshire is 1-1 in America East and 10-5 overall. The Wildcats defeated UMBC 56-51 and fell to Albany 66-53. New Hampshire is led by the reigning America East Player of the Year Carlie Pogue. Pogue is averaging 15.9 points per game and 5.9 rebounds per contest.