Vermont vs New Hampshire

Vermont 64, New Hampshire 51

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DURHAM, N.H. (AP) - Candon Rusin scored 15 points as Vermont defeated New Hampshire 64-51 Wednesday night in the teams' America East Conference opener.

Ethan O'Day added 11 points and Ryan Voelkel had 13 rebounds and six assists for the Catamounts (8-5), last season's conference champion.

Vermont has won 23 of its last 27 games against the Wildcats (4-9).

The Catamounts, who never trailed, closed the first half with a 10-2 run to lead 33-24. Two free throws and a layup by Clancy Rugg made it 27-22 with 2:32 remaining, and Rusin scored Vermont's final six points of the half.

The Catamounts led by as many as 20 points in the second half and by double figures for all but 1:23 of the final 20 minutes.

Ferg Myrick scored 19 points and Chandler Rhoads 14 to lead New Hampshire, which has lost four in a row.

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Vermont Catamounts
B. Voelkel, F322-60-013635
E. O'Day, F234-73-340211
L. Apfeld, F212-70-02015
C. Rusin, G316-142-240115
S. Carissimo, G252-43-42339
C. Rugg202-42-23016
T. Blue171-70-02013
B. Crenca154-40-00038
J. Elbaum131-10-01002
T. Davine20-00-00000
B. Kilpatrick10-00-00000
Totals 24-5410-113491564
 44.4%90.9% 
New Hampshire Wildcats
F. Myrick, F325-156-751219
C. Pelcher, C254-70-06038
C. Rhoads, G375-123-323114
J. Bronner, G242-30-02326
S. Morris, G200-40-01100
C. Orozco200-10-00210
C. Matagrano150-00-01010
P. Konan131-60-01012
J. Trotman61-20-02002
T. McDonnell40-00-00100
L. Mortenson40-10-01010
Totals 18-519-1027111251
 35.3%90% 
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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Vermont14-024-551
Stony Brook12-217-10168
Albany9-518-11146
UMBC8-617-10181
New Hamp.8-617-11160
UMass Lowell5-1011-19292
Binghamton3-1112-17268
Hartford3-118-21324
Maine2-136-24328
 
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