Scores

Final

Canisius 79

(17-11, 10-6 MAAC)

Vermont 87

(18-9, 10-4 Am. East)

Coverage: ESPN3

1:00 PM ET, February 23, 2013

Roy L Patrick Gymnasium, Burlington, Vermont

1 2 T
CAN 30 4979
UVM 38 4987

Top Performers

Canisius: H. Washington 29 Pts, 2 Reb, 2 Ast, 4 Stl

Vermont: E. O'Day 22 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Blk

Vermont 87, Canisius 79

Associated Press

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
CAN
UVM
Points 79 87
FG Made-Attempted 28-58 (.483) 26-45 (.578)
3P Made-Attempted 11-27 (.407) 8-16 (.500)
FT Made-Attempted 12-14 (.857) 27-31 (.871)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 25 (0/0) 13 (0/0)
Largest Lead 3 15

2012-13 Season

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