Vermont 61, New Hampshire 53
Joey Accaoui scored 13 points and Sandro Carissimo added 12,
including 10 in the second half, to lead Vermont to a 61-53 win
over New Hampshire on Thursday night.
The Catamounts (13-5, 4-2 America East Conference), have won six
of their last eight games and 20 of the last 23 against the
Vermont led 25-23 at halftime, then opened the second half on a
15-5 run, including a layup and two 3-pointers by Carissimo in the
New Hampshire (7-11, 1-5) got to 57-50 with 2:23 left on a
Chandler Rhoads 3-pointer, then Carissimo, who hadn’t scored since
the 18:15 mark, hit a jumper. After another Rhoads 3-pointer,
Accaoui made two free throws for the final margin.
The Catamounts outshot the Wildcats from the field 44.9 percent
(22 of 49) to 30 percent (15 of 50).
Rhoads scored 20 points and Tyrone Conley 19, both on 5-for-13
shooting, for New Hampshire.