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St. Michael’s players kneel in protest

St. Michael’s players kneel in protest

November 9, 2018

Protests for racial equality were present at UVM Nov. 4, but this time at Patrick Gymnasium. Seven...

Basketball coach reflects on team’s success

April 12, 2018

Hanging on the wall of John Becker’s office are pictures of his most memorable moments as head coach...

Winningest group of seniors in history say farewell

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 28, 2018

Filed under Sports

With the end of this year’s season, a special group of seniors bids farewell to UVM men’s basketball. They end their careers as the winningest senior class in program history, along with two America East regular season titles and one tournament championship. Trae Bell-Haynes, Guard Crafty, creative, and excellent at fin...

Men’s basketball hits the road for NIT

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 11, 2018

Filed under Sports

Though UVM men’s basketball will not participate in the NCAA tournament, they will still take part in the postseason. The Catamounts will participate in the 2018 National Invitational Tournament and will be the No. 6 seed in their portion of the bracket. They will visit No. 3 seed Middle Tennessee State University. The ...

Late shot shocks Catamounts in title game

Locria Courtright, Assistant Sports Editor

March 10, 2018

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

With one swish of the net as the final seconds ticked off, the University of Maryland Baltimore County broke the hearts of the Vermont Catamounts and their fans. Jairus Lyles made a 3-pointer with 0.6 seconds to go as the Retrievers celebrated the America East tournament title at Patrick Gym after a 65-62 win over the Catamo...

Catamounts stomp over Black Bears

Curt Berry, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

Vermont took the first step towards America East glory, defeating the University of Maine on the back of a superb second half performance. UVM outplayed Maine Saturday night, winning 75-60, and advanced to the semifinals. They will play Stony Brook University March 6. Senior guard Trae Bell-Haynes, who was awarded the Americ...

Basketball loses two-year win streak

Basketball loses two-year win streak

February 21, 2018

For the first time in over two years, UVM men's basketball left the court with a conference loss. The...

Senior forward excels in starting position

Nickie Morris, Staff Writer

February 1, 2018

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

When sophomore forward Anthony Lamb went down injured at the end of December, it looked like it was going to be a long season ahead for Vermont basketball. Having been used mostly off the bench for his first three years at UVM, senior forward Drew Urquhart rose to the challenge and became a key member of a team in need. U...

Basketball extends winning streak

Basketball extends winning streak

January 31, 2018

Ten months after the America East matchup where the Cats were crowned conference champions, the Unive...

Men’s basketball wins tournament in the Bahamas

Men’s basketball wins tournament in the Bahamas

December 7, 2017

While most students headed home for Thanksgiving break, the Vermont men’s basketball team packed their ba...

School responds to sports kneeling protest

School responds to sports kneeling protest

November 14, 2017

Six members of the Saint Michael's College men's basketball team, as well as a number of team staff,...

Basketball to build on last season’s successes

Basketball to build on last season’s successes

November 3, 2017

It’s almost that time of year. Feeding off the success of going to March Madness last season, the ...

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