Vermont vs Northeastern

Vermont 66, Northeastern 55

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BOSTON (AP) - Ethan O'Day scored 17 points and Candon Rusin added 15 as Vermont defeated Northeastern 66-55 on Saturday night.

The Catamounts (2-1), coming off a 67-49 loss at No. 23 Connecticut, broke open a 20-20 game with an 11-2 run in the last 5:56 of the first half.

The Huskies (2-1), whose two wins this season against Boston University and Princeton came on buzzer beaters, closed the gap to three, at 43-40 with 11:05 remaining, but could get no closer.

Clancy Rugg and Trey Blue added 10 points apiece off the bench for Vermont.

Northeastern's Joel Smith, who hit the game-winning basket to beat the Catamounts 53-51 last season, poured in 25 points. He was 9-of-17 from the field and made 5 of 7 from long range.

The Catamounts held Quincy Ford, who came in leading the Huskies in scoring at 19 points per game, to seven points on 3-of-10 shooting.

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Scoreboard
Vermont (2-1) «313566
Northeastern (2-1)223355

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Vermont Catamounts
B. Voelkel, F340-20-09620
L. Apfeld, F222-53-32028
E. O'Day, F217-113-341417
S. Carissimo, G272-72-22216
C. Rusin, G275-72-301115
C. Rugg274-112-270010
T. Blue253-72-341210
J. Elbaum130-30-02100
B. Kilpatrick40-00-00000
Totals 23-5314-1636121266
 43.4%87.5% 
Northeastern Huskies
R. Spencer, F364-102-391210
J. Smith, G389-172-353425
Q. Ford, G373-100-06327
M. Banegas-Flores, G180-10-31110
Z. Stahl, G162-31-11135
D. Pollard212-50-04116
C. Avenant170-42-21132
D. Walker160-40-03110
D. Marshavelski10-00-00000
Totals 20-547-1233121755
 37%58.3% 
America East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Vermont16-029-646
Stony Brook12-418-14177
New Hamp.10-620-12127
Albany10-621-14129
UMBC9-721-13165
UMass Lowell5-1111-20309
Hartford4-129-23327
Binghamton3-1312-20312
Maine3-137-25323

Colonial Athletic
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UNC-Wilm.15-329-627
Charleston14-425-1062
Towson11-720-1392
Elon10-818-14160
Will. & Mary10-817-14110
Northeastern8-1015-16134
Hofstra7-1115-17196
J. Madison7-1110-23256
Delaware5-1313-20234
Drexel3-159-23308
 
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SDSU 60 Final
MOST 44
OHST 69 Final
RI 58
BYU 68 Final
ND 78
SAM 54 Final
MEMP 65
JXST 58 Final
UNLV 77