Vermont 72, Yale 60

December 14, 2009

Nick Vier scored 17 points to lead Vermont in a 72-60 win over Yale on Monday night.

Joey Accaoui added 14 points for the Catamounts (6-4), while Maurice Joseph chipped in with 13 points.

Vermont has now won four games in a row. With the win, the Catamounts now lead the all-time series 11-10.

Vermont led 34-32 at halftime, and held a 62-60 lead with 2:54 remaining in the second half. But the Bulldogs (3-6) failed to score again the rest of the way, and Vermont ended the game with a 10-0 run.


In the last 4 minutes of play, Yale committed four turnovers and shot 1-for-3 from the field.

Michael Sands led the Bulldogs with 15 points, while Alex Zampier chipped in with 13.

Vermont was outrebounded 33-29, but scored 23 points off of Yale's 16 turnovers. The Catamounts shot 51.1 percent from the field (24-for-47).