10 teams capable of busting your bracket this March

Despite following college basketball as closely as possible, even I am amazed by how little of the season remains before postseason play takes over. Teams are already celebrating Senior Night and jockeying for seeding in conference tournaments. Every team’s resume and spot on the bubble is starting to come into focus with March just days away on the calendar. You can nearly smell...
Via Larry Brown Sports
February 19, 2018  |  Discuss

15 mid-majors you need to know before you hear about them in March

There is now a blurry line between what is a mid-major and a power team. When George Mason crashed the Final Four in 2006 it ushered in an era where everyone believed it could make it there. Butler went to back-to-back championship games in 2010 and 2011. In 2011, VCU went from playing in the "First Four" to the Final Four. Last year the quintessential successful mid-major, Gonzaga...
November 09, 2017  |  Discuss

25 questions heading into the 2017-2018 college basketball season

The 2017-2018 college hoops season is here, and it should be a doozy. Veteran teams like Michigan State and Arizona are back to take another run at a championship. Kentucky and Duke are reloaded with another crop of one-and-done freshmen who hope to gel together and become formidable when March comes. Wichita State has moved conferences and hopes to enjoy Gonzaga-like success. Defending...
November 09, 2017  |  Discuss

Vermont’s Kurt Steidl goes down with leg injury

Vermont guard Kurt Steidl left his team’s first-round game against Purdue on Thursday after suffering a leg injury late in the first half.Steidel raced out to try defending a 3-point attempt by Purdue with two minutes left in the first half and landed awkwardly. Steidl was down on the floor and examined by a trainer. He was able to walk off the court and into the tunnel.Steidl’s...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 16, 2017  |  Discuss

10 biggest takeaways from the NCAA Tournament bracket reveal

One of the most exciting times during the sports calendar is finally here. Conference tournaments have concluded, the Selection Sunday show is over, and it’s now time to start filling out those brackets for the NCAA Tournament.First though, there is a lot to digest from the brackets being revealed.Who got snubbed? Who has difficult paths? Who might be able to pull off upsets? We...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 12, 2017  |  Discuss

Lamb, Vermont beat UMass-Lowell for 16th straight win

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) Anthony Lamb scored 24 points on 8-of-11 shooting, Trae Bell-Haynes added 18 points, five assists and three steals and Vermont beat Massachusetts-Lowell 87-66 on Wednesday night for its school-record 16th consecutive win. Payton Henson and Kurt Steidl scored 11 points apiece for the Catamounts (24-5, 14-0 America East), who have also won a program single-season...
Via AP on Fox
February 15, 2017  |  Discuss

Vermont’s Dre Wills suspended 8 games for reselling textbooks

Well, this is an interesting development. On Thursday afternoon, reports surfaced that Vermont Catamounts freshman Dre Willis has been suspended for eight games. The reason? Reselling textbooks. Seriously. Vermont head coach John Becker said he supports the decision to suspend Wills for the NCAA violation. While Wills has to be punished for a rules violation, it is ridiculous that...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Vermont hangs on to beat Dartmouth, 68-63

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) Ethan O'Day scored 16 points and added eight rebounds and three blocks to help lead Vermont to a 68-63 victory over Dartmouth on Wednesday night. After Dartmouth's Evan Boudreaux hit a 3-pointer to tie Vermont at 58-58 with 2:25 left, the Catamounts closed the game on a 9-3 run to seal the win. Seven of the nine points came from the free throw line, including...
Via AP on Fox
December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey East Wrap: Vermont erases second-half frustration

The seventh-place Vermont Catamounts were an incredibly frustrating team in the second half of the season. After getting 2014-15 out to a great start, they started floundering in January, winning just four games in the second half of the regular season to fall out of a first-round bye to the Hockey East tournament. It is therefore hard to blame […] The post Hockey East Wrap: Vermont...
Via Along the Boards
March 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Preview, picks for the 2015 Women’s Hockey East quarterfinals

Which Litch will emerge? That is the contingent question as to whether the Vermont Catamounts can make any ripples in the 2015 Women’s Hockey East playoffs. Sophomore goaltender Madison Litchfield has held sway on a season that sandwiched two stretches of encouragement around a three-month lull that saw the team go 5-15-0. But the local […] The post Preview, picks for the 2015 Women...
Via Along the Boards
February 26, 2015  |  Discuss

Hockey East Weekly Wrap: Catamount catastrophe continues

Call it a punch to the gut at “The Gut.” Call it a Catamount crumble. Call it a dog-day homestand. Regardless, the Vermont Catamounts just let the Northeastern Huskies and Boston University Terriers drop in on the Gutterson Fieldhouse and take every available point in succession. They tied a nonconference tilt with NU and dropped three straight Hockey […] The post Hockey East Weekly...
Via Along the Boards
January 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Vermont 50, Albany (NY) 47

Brendan Bald scored 10 points and Sandro Carissimo added nine to help Vermont take down Albany (N.Y.) 50-47 on Wednesday night. Matt Glass also had nine points and Brian Voelkel added 14 rebounds for the Bobcats. Albany (16-13, 8-7 American East) took a 37-36 lead with 6:01 left to play behind a Mike Black layup. But Vermont rattled off 10 straight to take a 46-37 lead with only...
Via FOX Sports
February 15, 2012  |  Discuss
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