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Lamb scores 20 to lift Vermont past New Hampshire 73-44

Feb. 13, 2019 9:39 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Anthony Lamb had 20 points as Vermont rolled past New Hampshire 73-44 on Wednesday night. Stef Smith had eight rebounds for Vermont (20-5, 10-1 America East Conference), which won its fifth consecutive game. Everett Duncan added six rebounds. New Hampshire scored 18 points in the...

First suspect in Vermont-Boston gun case pleads not guilty

Feb. 12, 2019 2:12 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — One of two men charged with bringing drugs to Vermont in exchange for guns they took back to Boston has pleaded not guilty to federal charges. Thirty-four-year-old Darwin Medina entered the plea Tuesday during an appearance before a federal magistrate in Burlington. Prosecutors say...

Lamb scores 26 to carry Vermont over Albany 67-49

Feb. 9, 2019 4:42 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Anthony Lamb had 26 points and 14 rebounds as Vermont topped Albany 67-49 on Saturday. Ernie Duncan had 16 points for Vermont (19-5, 9-1 America East Conference), which won its fourth straight game. Everett Duncan added 12 points. Robin Duncan had seven rebounds for the home team....

2 Boston men indicted on gun and drug charges in Vermont

Feb. 8, 2019 3:37 PM EST

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — Two men have been indicted on federal charges that they brought crack cocaine to Vermont in exchange for firearms intended for use in a "war" in Boston that one of the men vowed to win, according to court documents. Federal court documents say John Guerrero and Darwin Medina, of...

Vermont beats Maine for 16 straight time, wins 86-63

Feb. 6, 2019 9:46 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Ernie Duncan scored 26 points, Anthony Lamb added 24 and Vermont routed Maine 86-63 on Wednesday night. The Catamounts (18-5, 8-1 America East Conference) have beaten Maine (5-19, 3-6) in 16 consecutive games, their longest active winning streak against a conference opponent. The...

Autopsy: College student died of exposure, had been drinking

Feb. 5, 2019 7:19 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Police in Vermont say a 19-year-old University of Vermont student found dead in a parking lot in sub-zero temperatures had attended two off-campus fraternity events and had been drinking. Police say Connor Gage, of Little Falls, New York, was found dead Saturday behind a Burlington...

Police: Cold likely contributed to death of college student

Feb. 3, 2019 8:58 AM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — The Burlington Police Department says sub-zero temperatures and inadequate clothing likely contributed to the death of a 19-year-old University of Vermont student found lying in a parking lot. Police say the young man, whose name has not been released, was found just before 11 a.m....

More than 150 evacuated from stuck chairlift at ski resort

Jan. 28, 2019 5:19 PM EST

STOWE, Vt. (AP) — State regulators are looking into why a chairlift stopped running at a Vermont ski resort, prompting the evacuation of approximately 160 skiers and snowboarders. The Lookout Double lift stopped operating around 10:30 a.m. Sunday because of an interruption in the electrical system, Stowe...

3 brothers start for Vermont, UMBC wins 74-61

Jan. 23, 2019 9:55 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Joe Sherburne scored 20 points and UMBC beat Vermont 74-61 in their first matchup since the American East Conference tournament championship last season but it was the Catamounts that made history Wednesday night. Vermont was without leading scorer Anthony Lamb because of a...

Duncan scores 20 as Vermont routs Binghamton 78-50

Jan. 19, 2019 3:29 PM EST

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — Ernie Duncan scored 20 points and Vermont rode a huge first half to a 78-50 victory over Binghamton on Saturday. Vermont led 16-10 then closed the first half on a 20-4 run to lead 36-14 at the break. Oddly, there was no scoring in the final 2:27 of the period. Duncan's 20 points...