BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Ethan O'Day made all eight of his field goal attempts and scored 21 points as Vermont crushed Binghamton 72-39 on Sunday.
O'Day scored 16 of those in the first half as Vermont (12-9, 6-1 America East) built a 38-13 advantage at the break. O'Day made 5 of his 6 free throws and had three blocks.
Vermont controlled the glass 30-19, forced 16 turnovers -- leading to 23 points -- and had eight blocks.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.
College basketball fans should be excited about next season's Jimmy V Classic, an event that will feature Duke's heralded freshman class.