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The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

The University of Vermont's Independent Voice Since 1883

The Vermont Cynic

Vermonts Ryan Davis puts up a floater during UVMs first round NCAA March Madness basketball game against the Arkansas Razorbacks.

MBB reaches wins ninth America East title

Matthew Rosenberg, Sports Editor March 28, 2022

UVM men’s basketball won its ninth America East tournament championship and advanced to the NCAA tournament for the eighth time. The Catamounts’ (28-6, 17-1 America East) earned a No. 13 seed in...

Survivors deserve UVM Administrations respect

Survivors deserve UVM Administration’s respect

Grace Visco, Assistant Opinion Editor February 28, 2022

We shouldn’t be surprised by the UVM administration’s poor response to sexual assault. UVM’s Instagram page released a statement congratulating the men’s basketball team after they won their...

Left to right: junior Noah Egan, senior Garret Lillie and graduate student Yves Borie cheer with open arms after beating New Jersey Institute of Technology 3-2 in the America East semifinal at Virtue Field on Nov. 10.

Recapping an eventful UVM sports week

Matthew Rosenberg, Sports Editor November 15, 2021

Women’s soccer: Women’s soccer lost 2-0 to Princeton University in the first round of the NCAA tournament Nov 12. The loss ends a season of historic success for the Catamounts.  UVM won the...

Anthony Lamb making a basket

UVM Athletics confirms multiple positive COVID-19 tests and at least one active case

Kate Vanni, Summer Editor-in-Chief August 4, 2020

Two unidentified members of UVM Athletics have tested positive for COVID-19 and one case remains active, according to an Aug. 4 UVM Athletics press release. Although UVM Athletics did not provide further...

Anthony Lamb 20 reaches for the ball at a home game against University of Maine Feb. 5, 2020. Lamb, who signed with an NBA team this fall, has been accused of raping a fellow student-athlete while at UVM, according to a recently filed lawsuit against the University.

Your Friday COVID-19 updates

Staff Report March 13, 2020

In the last 48 hours, UVM has made several announcements regarding how COVID-19 will affect students. Here's what you need to know: UVM athletics cancels all activities UVM athletics has cancelled the...

Mens basketball winning streak comes to an end

Men’s basketball winning streak comes to an end

Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter February 22, 2020

After 12 straight wins, UVM’s men’s basketball fell to the University of Maryland Baltimore County 66 to 64, Feb. 22.  In the Cat’s previous contest against UMBC on Jan. 11, UVM won 74-50.  A...

Mens basketball leads conference nine straight wins

Men’s basketball leads conference nine straight wins

Hayley Rosen, Cynic Sports Reporter February 11, 2020

UVM men’s basketball is on a nine game winning streak after defeating University of Hartford, Feb. 8. The newfound win streak is the longest the team has had since the middle of the 2017-18 season. In...

Ra Kpedi dunk shot

Basketball clinches quarterfinal win

Jared Paquette, Staff Writer March 11, 2019

The UVM’s men’s basketball team defeated Maine 73-57 in their first American East playoff game this season, according to UVM Athletics. The March 11 game  was the fourth time in a row UVM has...

Men’s basketball wins division for third year in a row

Jared Paquette, Staff Writer March 6, 2019

The UVM men’s basketball beat Stony Brook 56-50 March 2 for the second time this year, winning the American East Division for the third year in a row, according to UVM athletics. This win gives the...

First-year Robin Duncan collides with a UMBC player while going up for a rebound in their 74-61 loss Jan. 25. This game was a rematch from the March 2018 conference title game where UMBC also won 65-62.

Men’s basketball loses six game winning streak at home

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor January 29, 2019

In front of an electrified Patrick Gym, the men’s basketball team played for their seventh straight win Wednesday night. The UVM men’s basketball team lost 74-61 against the University of Maryland...

St. Michaels players kneel in protest

St. Michael’s players kneel in protest

Nickie Morris, Assistant Sports Editor November 9, 2018

Protests for racial equality were present at UVM Nov. 4, but this time at Patrick Gymnasium. Seven players on the St. Michael’s College men’s basketball team kneeled during the National Anthem...

Basketball coach reflects on team’s success

Curt Berry, Staff Writer April 12, 2018

Hanging on the wall of John Becker’s office are pictures of his most memorable moments as head coach at UVM. There are dozens of them.  Becker took over as men’s basketball head coach in 2011. He...

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