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Basketball rallies against cancer

Basketball rallies against cancer

John Suozzo

February 19, 2016

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

In addition to tallying a win Sunday, the men’s basketball team used the game to raise awareness for cancer. The 92-81 Valentine’s Day win over the University of Hartford was part of the University’s “Rally Against Cancer” series, which raises money for the UVM Cancer Research Center, acc...

Cats stay strong after tragedy

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February 17, 2016

Filed under Sports

A UVM basketball recruit was greeted by a standing ovation in Patrick Gym Jan. 30.Josh Speidel was seriously injured in a car crash in Indiana Feb. 1, 2015.Though he will not be able to play basketball for the Cats, UVM has obtained an NCAA waiver to allow him to sit on the bench with the team, accor...

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Bell-Haynes: from Canada, with love

Ben Hakim

December 9, 2015

Filed under Player Profiles, Sports

Successful in Canada, Trae Bell-Haynes is now finding success against the best competition he’s faced in his life as he’s transitioned to U.S. Division I basketball.  Last year as a first-year student, Bell-Haynes was named to the America East All-Rookie Team. He finished second in the entire league in assists, averagi...

Catamounts win in first game back at home

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December 1, 2015

Filed under Sports

The Catamounts defeated the Marist College Red Foxes 86-60 on Nov. 29.UVM returned to Patrick Gym and played in front of over 1,500 fans on their home court after thousands of travel miles in one week and two away games.Head coach John Becker called the game “a great team win.”The Cats had five dif...

Stony Brook defeats Vermont in semifinal

Jack Estrin

March 18, 2015

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

The Catamounts had a chance to tie the game on the final possession, but America East Player of the Year, Jameel Warney swatted away a shot by junior Ethan O’Day and the Cat’s hopes for the America East title. Second seeded UVM men’s basketball fell to third seeded Stony Brook 79-77 in the Americ...

Basketball loses veteran seniors

Freddy Fields

March 17, 2015

Filed under Columns, Sports

Most college basketball teams appreciate the role veteran seniors provide. In addition to having more experience with the game, quality veterans help serve as mentors to the younger players. After losing to Stony Brook in the America East semifinals, the men’s basketball team is losing seniors Rya...

Men’s basketball falls late

Men’s basketball falls late

December 9, 2014

Filed under Game Recaps, Sports

Patrick Gym as the now 6-1 Harvard University Crimson topped the Catamounts men’s basketball team Nov. 6.The 4-4 Catamounts kept it close until the end and were tied with the Crimson at the beginning of the second half.The game went into double overtime, in which the Crimson scored 14 points and the Cat...

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