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Senior Catamounts take a bow

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

April 6, 2017

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

With the season over, three men’s basketball players have played their last game in green and gold. The class of 2017 consists of two four-year seniors, as well as a transfer who joined the team as a junior. The four-year seniors compiled a career record of 94-45. Kurt Steidl Though his career didn’t end the way he wanted to, Steid...

Basketball season ends on high note

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 31, 2017

Filed under Sports

A historic season has come to an end for men’s basketball. The 2016-17 season saw the team break numerous records. UVM set a new program record for overall wins with 29, including a 21-game win streak stretching Dec. 29 to March 11. This streak included a 16-0 record in America East, the first time in conference history...

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 performance on Wednesday night, d...

Basketball makes conference history

Zach Falls, Senior Staff Writer

February 25, 2017

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

Men’s basketball’s historic regular season came to a close on Saturday, with a 66-51 win over Stony Brook University on Senior Night. First-year forward Anthony Lamb led all scorers with 19 points, as the team enters the conference tournament as the No. 1 seed. The season has been filled with record-breaking performances...

Cats set eyes on championship

Cats set eyes on championship

February 15, 2017

Vermont men’s basketball has enjoyed a very successful start to their season thus far with a record o...

High-profile basketball recruit looks to begin season

November 12, 2016

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

The men’s basketball team has had great success recruiting over the past few seasons, bringing in immense talent. Redshirt sophomore guard Ernie Duncan and junior guards Trae Bell-Haynes and Cam Ward are all examples of players who have excelled for the Catamounts. This season, UVM has brought in one of its hi...

Basketball hopes to avenge 2015 loss

Basketball hopes to avenge 2015 loss

November 5, 2016

Vermont men’s basketball had a heartbreaking end to their 2015-2016 campaign, suffering an...

Men’s basketball roster adds players

October 31, 2016

Filed under Sports

PAYTON HENSON, Forward Head coach John Becker said Henson’s greatest attribute is his ability to stretch the court and get to the basket. “He can score at all three levels,” Becker said. “He’s a really smart player, very dependable, and I think he’s got a chance to be really really good.” Henson was team...

Former UVM recruit continues his road to recovery

Former UVM recruit continues his road to recovery

October 14, 2016

Feb. 1, 2015 changed the life of one Catamount men’s basketball player forever. Before then, first-year Josh Speidel, a senior at the time attending...

Cats on roll with tournament set

Cats on roll with tournament set

March 3, 2016

The Catamounts men’s basketball team has finished up their regular season schedule and are now shift...

Basketball rallies against cancer

Basketball rallies against cancer

February 19, 2016

In addition to tallying a win Sunday, the men’s basketball team used the game to raise awareness for...

<p>Cats stay strong after tragedy</p>

Cats stay strong after tragedy

February 17, 2016

A UVM basketball recruit was greeted by a standing ovation in Patrick Gym Jan. 30.Josh Speidel was serio...

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