Vermont 77, Hartford 73
Sandro Carissimo scored 18 points, making the go-ahead basket in
the second overtime to lift Vermont over Hartford 77-73 Sunday
night in an America East semifinal.
The Catamounts (21-11) fell behind 73-71 on Yolanzo Moore’s
layup with 1:43 to play. Matt Glass’s layup then tied it, starting
a 6-0 run for Vermont.
The spurt continued as Moore turned it over and Vermont took the
lead for good, 75-73, on Carissimo’s layup with 12 seconds to
The Hawks (9-21) then missed a 3-poitner and Luke Apfeld hit two
free throws to seal it. Hartford had three of its 12 turnovers in
the second overtime period.
Four McGlynn added 16 points, Glass 15 and Apfeld 13 for the
second-seeded Catamounts. Vermont plays Stony Brook in the
conference championship Monday.
The sixth-seeded Hawks were led by Andres Torres with 18 points.
Genesis Maciel added 15 points and Mark Nwakamma 14 for