Scores

Final

Siena 66

(0-2, 0-1 away)

Vermont 77

(1-1, 1-1 home)

7:00 PM ET, November 12, 2013

Roy L Patrick Gymnasium, Burlington, Vermont

1 2 T
SIE 29 3766
UVM 32 4577

Top Performers

Siena: R. Poole 22 Pts, 6 Reb, 3 Stl

Vermont: C. Rugg 19 Pts, 5 Reb, 1 Ast

Vermont defeats Siena 77-66

Associated Press

BURLINGTON, Vt. -- Clancy Rugg scored 19 points and hit 11 free throws as Vermont put away Siena 77-66 Tuesday night.

The Catamounts (1-1) jumped out to an early 18-6 lead capped off by a 3-pointer by Candon Rusin, but Siena closed the gap with a late surge in the first half, trimming the deficit to three at the break.

Nursing a six-point lead, Vermont used another run, outscoring the Saints 15-5 to take a 59-43 lead with 9:04 remaining.

Siena (0-2) climbed back to cut their deficit to single digits, but Vermont continued to nail their free throws, hitting their last nine of the game to finish 33 of 42 as a team.

The Catamounts shot 43.2 percent from the field with four players in double figures. Brian Volkel had 11 rebounds and 10 assists, but was just four points short of recording a triple-double.

Rob Poole led Siena with 22 points.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SIE
UVM
Points 66 77
FG Made-Attempted 20-60 (.333) 19-44 (.432)
3P Made-Attempted 2-10 (.200) 6-14 (.429)
FT Made-Attempted 24-29 (.828) 33-42 (.786)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 37 (0/0) 26 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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Research Notes

Vermont's Brian Voelkel did not make a basket Tuesday but had 11 rebounds and 10 assists. The last time a player had at least 10 rebounds and assists and no field goals made was on February 12, 2011 (Kaylon Williams of Wisconsin-Milwaukee).

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