Vermont jumps ahead early, beats Stony Brook 69-53

Luke Apfeld scored 14 points and Sandro Carissimo had 13 with seven rebounds as Vermont handled Stony Brook 69-53 in a matchup of top-tier American East teams Thursday night. The Catamounts (20-9, 14-1) shot an efficient 54.5 percent from the field and outrebounded Stony Brook 36-24. Clancy Rugg and Ethan O'Day each finished with 11 points, Candon Rusin added 10 and Brian Voelkel...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermont routs cold-shooting New Hampshire 79-44

Clancy Rugg was perfect from the free throw line in 10 attempts and scored 18 points to lead Vermont to an easy win at New Hampshire, 79-44 Wednesday night. The win was the seventh straight for Vermont (18-9, 12-1) and the Catamounts are a game ahead of Stony Brook atop the America East Conference standings. Vermont plays host to Hartford Sunday and Stony Brook Thursday. The Catamounts...
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February 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermont defeats UMBC 76-52

Clancy Rugg scored 19 points and Ethan O'Day 12 points and 10 rebounds as America East leader Vermont defeated Maryland-Baltimore County 76-52 on Saturday. The Catamounts (17-9, 11-1) also got 10 points from Sandro Carissimo. Vermont shot 49.2 percent, scoring 21 points off 21 turnovers by the Retrievers (9-17, 5-8). The Catamounts also scored 15 second-chance points with the help...
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February 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermont continues dominance over Hartford, 67-60

Clancy Rugg led a balanced scoring attack with 13 points as Vermont beat Hartford on the road for the 12th straight time, 67-60 on Wednesday,. Sandro Carissimo had 11 and Candon Rusin and Brian Voelkel added 10 apiece for Vermont (13-9, 7-1 America East). The Catamounts made 19 of 26 from the free throw line, while the Hawks made 52.4 percent of their 21 attempts. Yolonzo Moore...
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January 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermont jumps ahead early, coasts past UMBC 73-47

Candon Rusin scored 22 points and Brian Volkel added 10 rebounds with nine assists as Vermont cruised past Maryland-Baltimore County 73-47 Saturday. The Catamounts (10-8, 4-0 American East) shot 44.2 percent from the field and hit nine 3-pointers. Sandro Carissimo scored 12 points and Clancy Rugg had nine with six boards. UMBC (5-13, 1-4) was held to 15-of-47 shooting (31.9 percent...
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January 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermont crushes Albany (NY) 68-38

Sandro Carissimo and Clancy Rugg both scored 13 points to lead Vermont in a 68-38 rout over Albany (NY) on Saturday. Vermont (8-8, 2-0 America East) got 10 points in support from Ethan O'Day. The Catamounts shot 51 percent from the floor, including 8 of 14 on 3-pointers. Albany (8-8, 2-1) shot just 30 percent as a team, including a mere 2 of 7 from beyond the arc. Gary Johnson...
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January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Vermont moves past Mass-Lowell 62-48

Clancy Rugg scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Vermont surged back to defeat Massachusetts-Lowell 62-48 in an American East Conference opener for both teams Wednesday night. Vermont (4-7, 1-0) faced a six-point deficit at the break, but opened the second half on a 14-5 run and grabbed the lead on an Ethan O'Day layup. Kurt Steidl had a three-point play and two free throws...
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December 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Vermont comes back to beat Illinois St. 87-76

Sandro Carissimo scored 24 points as Vermont erased a 12-point halftime deficit to beat Illinois State 87-76 in the Golden Gate Challenge Wednesday night. Illinois State (1-4) shot a blistering 55.2 percent in the first half on their way to a 43-31 lead. Vermont (2-5) found their footing in the second half and began chipping away at that lead. Carissimo drained two 3-pointers as...
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November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Vermont gives No. 6 Duke a scare in 91-90 loss

Nobody expected Vermont to give No. 6 Duke much of a scare. Yet the Catamounts found a way to score seemingly at will against a program built on defense, and they came perhaps a moment shy of pulling the biggest upset of the young season. Duke needed a free throw from Rodney Hood with 5 seconds left and one final defensive stand to hold off Vermont's upset bid and beat the Catamounts...
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November 24, 2013  |  Discuss
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