Vermont Improves to 3-1 With Win Over Yale Wednesday
Led by a strong defensive effort, Vermont improved to 3-1 by winning its home opener for the 19th time in the last 25 years Wednesday. Maine and UNH dropped decisions Wednesday.
The Catamounts held Yale to 33 percent shooting in a 65-52 win over Yale. Candon Rusin led Vermont with 18 points on 7-of-10 shooting. Prior to the game, Vermont recognized its 2011-12 America East championship-winning squad.
Maine fell at the Big East's Seton Hall, 76-49, after committing 27 turnovers that turned into 33 Pirate points. Justin Edwards led the Black Bears with 18 points. Also Wednesday, NJIT hit a last-second layup to deal UNH a 69-67 loss despite a career-high 21 points from Chandler Rhoads.