Canisius vs Vermont

Vermont 87, Canisius 79

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BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) - Ethan O'Day scored a career-high 22 points and Vermont enjoyed a huge advantage in free throws in an 87-79 nonconference victory over Canisius on Saturday.

Vermont (18-9), of the America East Conference, made 27 of 31 free throws to 12 of 14 for the Golden Griffins (17-11), of the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference.

The Catamounts were 9 of 9 from the line in the final 3 minutes of the first half and led 38-30 after closing the half with a 14-3 run.

They never led by fewer than five points in the second half, when O'Day, a freshman, scored 14 of his points.

Harold Washington scored 27 points to lead Canisius, which came in averaging 9.2 3-pointers per game. They made 11 of 27, but Vermont was more efficient, making 8 of 16.

Clancy Rugg and Trey Blue scored 17 points each for Vermont, and Luke Apfeld added 14.

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Canisius Golden Griffins
C. Manhertz, F362-41-110025
J. Heath, C80-00-00000
H. Washington, G359-158-922329
B. Baron, G334-103-465512
I. Sosa, G284-110-002011
A. Hymes246-120-052515
J. Heath201-30-01132
F. Asprilla120-00-00040
R. Groves42-20-00015
T. Edwards00-10-01020
Totals 28-5812-1426122579
 48.3%85.7% 
Vermont Catamounts
B. Voelkel, F321-25-62627
E. O'Day, F279-134-440122
C. Rugg, F275-65-751017
T. Blue, G296-93-344317
S. Carissimo, G282-44-413310
L. Apfeld253-86-740314
J. Elbaum180-00-02010
B. Kilpatrick140-30-01000
Totals 26-4527-3125141387
 57.8%87.1% 
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Rider15-521-12141
Manhattan13-719-14168
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Quinnipiac9-1115-15226
St. Peters8-1216-18233
Siena7-1311-20268
Niagara7-138-22285
Fairfield5-157-24299
Marist5-157-25317

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Hartford7-914-16245
UMass Lowell6-1012-17265
Binghamton5-116-26332
UMBC2-144-26346
Maine2-143-27339
 
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