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The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Senior guard Emma Utterback makes a move on a UCONN defender during the women’s game March 18.

UVM basketball programs both go dancing for second time in school history

Noah Diedrich, Cynic News Reporter April 3, 2023

The UVM women’s and men’s basketball teams made historic appearances in the NCAA Tournament, according to Jeff Schulman, director of athletics.  2023 marks just the second time in UVM athletics...

UVMs Multipurpose Center project still needs $87 million for completion, bringing the total overhaul expense to $154 million.

Basketball arena construction goes into overtime

Eric Scharf, Managing Editor February 14, 2023

It seems fans of Vermont basketball will have to call Patrick Gym home for a while longer. Eighty-seven million dollars is still needed to complete UVM's new Multipurpose Center, according to a report...

Empty seats line up on the side of UVM’s Patrick Gymnasium Jan. 28. All UVM winter sports have been postponed until Feb. 4. as of Jan. 22.

UVM women’s basketball ends season while other sports remain on pause

Emma Pinezich, News and Sports Editor January 30, 2021

UVM’s women’s basketball team has officially canceled the remainder of their season due to Covid-19, while all other UVM varsity sports remain on pause.  The decision to end the women’s basketball...

Sophomore Cam Morrissey sits in the empty bleachers of the Gutterson Fieldhouse Dec. 6. Morrissey trains with her team five days a week during the winter.

Concern arises for student athletes’ mental health during isolation

Payton Kurrle, Feature Staff Writer December 22, 2020

A month before Christmas, Cameron Morrissey, a member of the UVM women’s hockey team, and her family decorated their Christmas tree.  The next day, Morrissey returned to UVM, for the entirety of...

Junior guard Stef Smith moves to pass a University of Maryland Baltimore county defender during a game, Feb. 22. UVM lost the game 64-66.

COLUMN: What’s the Men’s b-ball playoff picture looking like?

Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter February 25, 2020

The UVM men’s basketball team’s prospects are shaky after the shattering of their 12-game win streak Feb. 22.  Despite their No. 1 seeding, the Cats lost 66-64 to No. 4 seeded University of Maryland,...

Boston Celtics retain win streak

Jared Paquette, Staff Writer April 29, 2019

The No. 4 seed Boston Celtics secured a spot in the NBA quarterfinals with a game three series win over the Indiana Pacers April 21. After a turbulent season, the Celtics appear to be catching fire...

Mens basketball players gather together

Basketball makes conference history

Zach Falls, Senior Staff Writer March 1, 2017

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...

Redshirt senior forward Darren Payen pulls up for a jump shot against UMass Lowell Jan. 19. The Catamounts are on a 16- game winning streak as they head into the last games of the regular season.

Men’s basketball receives national attention after historic season

Eribert Volaj, Sports Editor February 22, 2017

Whether due to individual brilliance or impeccable team chemistry, the Vermont men’s basketball team is reaching new heights. With every game, there seems to be a new broken record. Their dominating...

Kobe steals the show once more

April 21, 2016

Last Wednesday provided one of the most captivating nights in NBA history.Who would have guessed at the beginning of the year that Steph Curry and the Golden State Warriors breaking the regular season...

Cats on roll with tournament set

Cats on roll with tournament set

John Suozzo March 3, 2016

The Catamounts men’s basketball team has finished up their regular season schedule and are now shifting their focus to postseason play. First, the Catamounts will compete in the America East Tournament. The...

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