Vermont Takes On Colgate After Long's 23-Point Showing

Colgate Raiders (5-4) at Vermont Catamounts (8-2)

Burlington, Vermont; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Catamounts -3.5; over/under is 133.5

BOTTOM LINE: Vermont hosts the Colgate Raiders after TJ Long scored 23 points in Vermont's 73-71 win against the Northeastern Huskies.

The Catamounts have gone 5-0 at home. Vermont leads the America East in team defense, allowing 62.4 points while holding opponents to 40.7% shooting.

The Raiders have gone 0-2 away from home. Colgate leads the Patriot League with 15.9 assists. Braeden Smith leads the Raiders with 5.8.

Vermont makes 48.3% of its shots from the field this season, which is 8.7 percentage points higher than Colgate has allowed to its opponents (39.6%). Colgate has shot at a 44.9% clip from the field this season, 4.2 percentage points above the 40.7% shooting opponents of Vermont have averaged.

TOP PERFORMERS: Long is shooting 45.5% from beyond the arc with 3.0 made 3-pointers per game for the Catamounts, while averaging 14.1 points. Matt Veretto is shooting 47.6% and averaging 13.0 points for Vermont.

Smith is averaging 13.9 points, 5.3 rebounds, 5.8 assists and 2.1 steals for the Raiders. Ryan Moffatt is averaging 9.1 points for Colgate.

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.