BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Drew Urquhart scored 19 points and grabbed eight rebounds and top-seeded Vermont beat fifth-seeded Stony Brook 70-51 in Tuesday night's America East Conference Tournament semifinal to advance to its third straight conference final.
Payton Henson scored 13 points with three 3s and Cam Ward added 12 for the Catamounts (27-6), who advance to Saturday's championship game against No. 2 seed UMBC, which beat third-seeded Hartford 75-60 on Tuesday night.
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Trae Bell-Haynes and Payton Henson scored 21 apiece and Drew Urquhart finished with a double-double to power top-seeded Vermont to a 75-60 victory over No. 8 seed Maine on Saturday in the quarterfinal round of the America East Conference Tournament.
Vermont will play fifth-seeded Stony Brook in a semifinal on Tuesday.
Vermont seniors set program record with 97th career victory
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Trae Bell-Haynes scored 16 points, Ernie Duncan and Drew Urquhart each added 14 points and Vermont beat Maine 74-62 on Tuesday night for its 10th straight road victory.
Vermont's class of 2018 became the winningest seniors in program history with 97 career victories, passing the 2012 squad.
Vermont wraps up 2nd straight America East crown
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Drew Urquhart scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Ernie Duncan also had 18 points to lead Vermont to a 75-54 victory over Binghamton on Wednesday night and its second straight America East regular-season championship.
Vermont stays unbeaten in America East, beats Albany 72-67
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Trae Bell-Haynes and Drew Urquhart combined to score 39 points and Vermont used timely free throw shooting in the final two minutes to pull out a 72-67 victory over Albany Thursday night and remain unbeaten atop the America East Conference.
Grieg Stire's two free throws with 2:38 left gave Albany a 67-66 lead, but the Great Danes did not score again and Vermont pulled out its 20th win of the season.
Vermont spoils UMBC’s debut of new arena 81-53
BALTIMORE (AP) — Drew Urquhart scored 18 points, Payton Henson and Trae Bell-Haynes added 16 each as hot-shooting Vermont beat UMBC 81-53 in the debut of the Retrievers' new Event Center on Saturday.
Vermont extends streak to 10 with 61-50 win over Albany
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Trae Bell-Haynes scored 21 points with five rebounds and Vermont extended its win streak to 10 with a 61-50 victory over Albany on Wednesday night.
Payton Henson, Drew Urquhart and Everett Duncan added 10 points apiece for the Catamounts (17-5, 7-0 America East Conference). Duncan led the team with 11 rebounds.
Vermont leads in the conference standings by two games over Maryland-Baltimore County.
Bell-Haynes reaches milestone, Vermont wins 9th straight
WEST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Trae Bell-Haynes scored 17 points to reach a program milestone and Vermont won its ninth straight game with a 76-53 victory over Hartford on Sunday.
First-place Vermont (16-5, 6-0 America East) extended its nation-best, regular-season conference winning streak to 27 games.
Vermont pulls away for 83-62 win over Maine
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Drew Urquhart scored a career-high 21 points on 8-for-12 shooting to lead Vermont to its seventh-straight victory with an 83-62 win over Maine on Monday night.
Trae Bell-Haynes added 18 points, Payton Henson had 16 points and Cam Ward scored 10 for Vermont, which had 16 assists on 27 baskets while shooting 53 percent. Ernie Duncan had six assists and Bell-Haynes had five.
Bell-Haynes leads Vermont past Stony Brook 73-62
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Trae Bell-Haynes scored 20 points and Payton Henson and Ernie Duncan each scored 12 and Vermont beat Stony Brook 73-62 on Saturday.
Vermont (13-5, 3-0 American East) shot 56 percent from the field (23 of 41), and Bell-Haynes missed the most shot attempts (6 for 10) among the nine Catamounts who shot at least once. However, Vermont missed 15 free throws (17 for 32) and was outrebounded 33-27.
Bell-Haynes perfect 10, Vermont tops Dartmouth 91-79
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Trae Bell-Haynes scored a season-high 27 points on perfect 10 of 10 shooting and Payton Henson added 20 as Vermont raced away for a 91-79 non-conference victory over Dartmouth on Wednesday night.
Cam Ward added 14 points for the Catamounts (12-5), who have won 10 straight against neighboring-state rival Dartmouth (4-9), though Big Green still leads the all-time series 57-46. The win matches Vermont's program record 10 nonconference wins in a season.
Vermont beats UMBC 71-56 behind Henson
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Payton Henson scored 14 points with a career-high 13 rebounds and Vermont beat UMBC 71-56 in its America East Conference home opener on Saturday night for its fourth straight win and 22nd straight win against the Retrievers.
Trae Bell-Haynes scored 13 and Ernie Duncan had 12 for the Catamounts (11-5, 2-0), who outrebounded UMBC 44-26 and shot 46 percent from the floor.
Catamounts have 4 in double figures, romp past NAIA foe
BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Samuel Dingba led the way with 13 points as a dozen Catamounts scored in Vermont's 90-54 win over NAIA Maine-Fort Kent Wednesday night.
Dingba was five of eight from the floor with six rebounds and two blocked shots.
Bell-Haynes caps comeback, Vermont edges N Kentucky 66-64
NASSAU, Bahamas (AP) — Anthony Lamb scored 26 points, Trae Bell-Haynes 19 including the game-winner with three seconds left and Vermont overcame a 17-point gap to hand Northern Kentucky its first loss of the season 66-64 Sunday night in the championship of the Islands of the Bahamas Showcase.