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UVM knocked out of March Madness tournament

Robin Duncan with ball

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

UVM making 3pointer AE champs

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 claims their second consecutive playoff win

Anthony Lamb making a basket

Jared Paquette, Staff Writer

March 13, 2019

The UVM’s men’s basketball team defeated Binghamton 84-51 to advance to the American East title game, according to UVM Athletics. This is the third time the Catamounts have beat Binghamton this season, according to UVM athletics. Sophomore guard Stef Smith scored 28 points in the first half. He also scored eight thr...

Anthony Lamb: A natural leader shines on the court

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

February 20, 2019

An outlier is any point that falls outside of the mean. In UVM men’s basketball, forward Anthony Lamb, a junior, is an example of an outlier, averaging 21.3 points a game, according to UVM athletics. For the second time this year, Lamb has been chosen as the TD Bank Student-Athlete of the Week, accordi...

Basketball wins fourth straight game

Anthony Lamb making a basket

Stephan Toljan, Senior Staff Writer

February 12, 2019

UVM men’s basketball team beat the University at Albany 67-49 Feb. 9. This win gives the Catamounts a 19-5 standing this season and is their fourth consecutive win, according to UVM athletics. In the America East conference, UVM has a 9-1 standing, according to UVM athletics. UVM took possession first, but Albany...

SGA Updates

Craig Pelsor, Staff Writer

March 30, 2017

Proposal to address concerns over current exam schedule SGA is drafting a proposal to present to the Faculty Senate expressing concerns over the current exam schedule. The proposal would not likely affect the upcoming spring exams, but hopefully will affect next year at the earliest. Changes come...

Men’s basketball gains a local player

Men's basketball gains a local player

October 22, 2016

This year, a highly touted first-year men’s basketball player is the buzz around campus due to his Vermont roots. Ben Shungu, a 6-foot-2-inch guard, grew up locally in Burlington. “I have a lot of support everywhere I go,” Shungu said. “Playing in front of your hometown, representing your community and state--it’s special....

From the parking lot: A history of the 2005 UVM-Syracuse game

From the parking lot: A history of the 2005 UVM-Syracuse game

John Suozzo

March 17, 2016

In the wake of the men’s basketball team’s March 12 loss, and the subsequent end of their bid for a NCAA tournament title, faculty and a former player looked back at one of the most important moments in UVM athletic history – the 2005 win over the University of Syracuse in the NCAA Division I tou...

Seawolves end UVM’s run

Seawolves end UVM's run

John Suozzo

March 16, 2016

Stony Brook University’s three-time America East conference player of the year Jameel Warney scored 43 points, helping the Seawolves deny UVM an NCAA Tournament bid. In the America East Championship, the Catamounts came up short against top-seeded Stony Brook, losing 80-74. Stony Brook had an ...

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