Scores

Final

Vermont 64

(8-5, 1-0 Am. East)

New Hampshire 51

(4-9, 0-1 Am. East)

7:00 PM ET, January 2, 2013

Lundholm Gym, Durham, New Hampshire

1 2 T
UVM 33 3164
UNH 24 2751

Top Performers

Vermont: B. Voelkel 5 Pts, 13 Reb, 6 Ast

New Hampshire: F. Myrick 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 2 Blk

Vermont 64, New Hampshire 51

Associated Press

DURHAM, N.H. -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
UVM
UNH
Points 64 51
FG Made-Attempted 24-54 (.444) 18-51 (.353)
3P Made-Attempted 6-18 (.333) 6-23 (.261)
FT Made-Attempted 10-11 (.909) 9-10 (.900)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 15 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
Largest Lead 20 0

2012-13 Season

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» Jan 2, 2013 UVM 64, @UNH 51Recap
Feb 6, 2013 @UVM 63, UNH 48Recap
Mar 9, 2013 @UVM 61, UNH 42Recap