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Sadness follows short-lived madness

Sadness follows short-lived madness

Sabrina Hood, Sports Editor

March 25, 2019

The crowd at UVM’s March Madness game had a tiny section of Florida State University fans. The rest of the stadium was green and gold. Vermont was viewed as the underdog in the March 21 NCAA tournament game against Florida State. Vermont had a No. 13 seed ranking while FSU was No. 4. UVM remain...

UVM knocked out of March Madness tournament

UVM knocked out of March Madness tournament

Sabrina Hood, Sports Editor

March 21, 2019

The Catamounts energized a stadium full of fans in a back and forth game before losing the first round of the NCAA March Madness tournament. UVM had a No. 13 seed for the tournament and their opponent, Florida State University, was a No. 4 seed. During the first half of the game, neither team was able to pull ahead. At halft...

Men’s basketball heads to March Madness

Men’s basketball heads to March Madness

Jared Paquette, Staff Writer

March 16, 2019

The UVM men’s basketball team has made it to the NCAA March Madness tournament for the first time since 2017, when they were eliminated in the first round. The Catamounts defeated the University of Maryland Baltimore County Retrievers in the American East title rematch March 16 with the final score of 66-49, securing themse...

Men’s basketball heads to America East championship

Men’s basketball heads to America East championship

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 7, 2018

Vermont men’s basketball is headed to the America East championship. For the third year in a row, UVM men’s basketball will play for a spot in the NCAA tournament and for the America East title. Top-seeded Vermont defeated No. 5 Stony Brook 70-51 at Patrick Gym yesterday to punch their t...

UNC Tar Heels wins the dance, defeats Gonzaga

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Sports Writer

April 6, 2017

Saturday night was a big night in the college basketball world, as the 4 remaining teams squared off at the University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Arizona. As a reward for their success, the NCAA grants the remaining four teams the opportunity to play in a professional football stadium. This traditio...

Upsets continue as Final Four is confirmed

Matt Chimenti-Carmen, Staff Writer

April 1, 2017

The college basketball world was blessed with a plethora of great March Madness games this weekend. The Elite Eight kicked off Saturday night March 25 when the No. 1 seeded Gonzaga University stacked up against the No. 11 seeded Xavier University. Gonzaga was the first team to punch their ticket to the F...

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

  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

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

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

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

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...

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