Binghamton beats Vermont 91-83 in OT

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BINGHAMTON, N.Y. (AP)—D.J. Rivera had 29 points and 12 rebounds, and Malik Alvin added 19 points to lead Binghamton to a 91-83 overtime victory over on Thursday night.

The Bearcats (10-4, 3-0 America East) have won six straight games.

Maurice Joseph had 17 points for the Catamounts (9-5, 0-1), who had won six of eight.

Nick Vier added 16 points for Vermont, while Mike Trimboli scored only eight points, 10 below his season average, missing all five 3-pointers he attempted.

With the game tied at 75, Rivera missed free throw with 10 seconds left in regulation.

He converted a three-point play to give Binghamton a one-point lead in overtime and Alvin followed with a 3 for an 81-77 lead with 3:50 left.

Rivera scored five points and the Catamounts missed two layups and four 3-point attempts in the final 61 seconds.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Vermont
Marqus Blakely Marqus Blakely
4-9,  12 Pts
9 Rebs, 4 Assists
 Binghamton
D.J. Rivera D.J. Rivera
9-19,  29 Pts
12 Rebs, 2 Assists

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