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Catamounts fall to Purdue in the round of 64

Catamounts fall to Purdue in the round of 64

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under Sports

The Big Dance only lasted one night for UVM, as the No. 13 seeded Catamounts fell to No. 4 seeded Purdue University 80-70 in the first round of the NCAA tournament in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.   Purdue jumped out to an early 7-2 lead. The Catamounts, led by a pair of three-pointers by junior fo...

Player’s Guide: who is playing, where they’re from and what their season looks like so far

Player’s Guide: who is playing, where they’re from and what their season looks like so far

Eribert Volaj, Sports Editor
March 16, 2017
Filed under March Madness, Sports

  THE STARTING LINEUP #3 Anthony Lamb t:@Antlamb0120Lamb First-year forward from Rochester, New York Lamb is one of only two players to have started every game this season. He leads the team in points with 427 (average of 12.6/game) and total rebounds with 183 (average of 5.4/game). Earlier...

A look back: the history of Catamounts in the NCAA tournament

A look back: the history of Catamounts in the NCAA tournament

Matthew Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer
March 16, 2017
Filed under March Madness, Sports

As the Men's basketball team prepare for the matchup against the 4 seeded Purdue tonight, we take a look back at some of the Catamounts historical achievements. Defeating Syracuse in the 2005 tournament tops the list. Then 13 seeded Catamounts faced 4 seeded Syracuse in the first round of the N...

Looking at the matchup: what to know about each team’s seasons before the round of 64

Looking at the matchup: what to know about each team’s seasons before the round of 64

Zach Falls, Senior Staff Writer
March 15, 2017
Filed under March Madness, News, Sports

The Men's basketball team will take on Purdue University in the round of 64 of the NCAA tournament, March Madness. After a nail biting finish, the team finished their run through the America East conference undefeated with a 56-53 win over the University at Albany in Saturday’s championship at...

After a narrow victory, Cats will dance in March Madness

After a narrow victory, Cats will dance in March Madness

March 14, 2017
Filed under March Madness, News, Sports

For the first time since 2012, Vermont men’s basketball is going dancing. The Catamounts punched their ticket to the NCAA Tournament with a 56-53 win over the University at Albany in the America East championship Feb. 11 in front of a sold-out Patrick Gym. Vermont started the game with back-to-ba...

NCAA should suspend Baylor

John Suozzo, Staff Writer
March 12, 2017
Filed under Columns, March Madness, Sports

The NCAA should punish Baylor University’s football program by suspending the team for multiple seasons. Baylor’s football team has been under a prolonged investigation over Title IX violations, where numerous members of the team were cited as aggressors in sexual assault. The coaching staff an...

Men’s hockey sweeps Maine in first round

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor
March 11, 2017
Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

How sweep it is. Men’s ice hockey earned a spot in the Hockey East quarterfinals for the fifth consecutive season after sweeping University of Maine in two games. The Catamounts started quickly on the weekend, scoring within the first four minutes of the first period March 3. Sophomore forward L...

End of the road for women’s hockey

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor
March 10, 2017
Filed under Sports

The University of Vermont women’s ice hockey team continues to build toward success as another season concludes, providing much optimism for the future. The Catamounts finished the regular season as the fifth seed in Hockey East, and were sent on the road for the Hockey East quarterfinals against Prov...

Major League Soccer kicks off an exciting new season

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor
March 9, 2017
Filed under Columns, Sports

As Major League Soccer begins its 22nd season of operation, the dawn of a new era looms. The 2017 season sees the ever-growing league add another two teams, Minnesota United and Atlanta United. Atlanta immediately made it known that they wanted to be taken seriously, hiring former Barcelona manager ...

Basketball wins…again

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer
March 9, 2017
Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The No. 1 seeded Catamounts made their way into the America East final with two resounding wins in front of sold out crowds at Patrick Gym. Vermont kicked off their America East Playoffs with a convincing win against the No. 8 seeded University of Maine March 1. The Cats put on an excellent performan...

Basketball makes conference history

Basketball makes conference history

Zach Falls, Senior Staff Writer
March 1, 2017
Filed under Sports

Men’s basketball historic regular season came to a conclusion on Saturday, with a 66-51 win over Stony Brook University on Senior Night. That was Vermont’s 18th consecutive win, the longest winning streak in the country. The win also secured UVM’s undefeated status, becoming only the third te...

Trade deadline fails to deliver

John Suozzo, Staff Writer
February 28, 2017
Filed under Columns, Sports

The NBA’s trade deadline provided much intrigue about possible transactions in the league. However, most of the buzz around the deadline turned out to be nothing more than wild speculation. The biggest deal of the trade deadline actually occurred days before the Thursday deadline, when star cent...