Vermont beats Southern Vermont 86-41
The Catamounts opened the game with a 15-3 run and, after a jumper by Nate Goldsmith cut Southern Vermont's deficit to single digits, Vermont put the game out of reach with a 16-2 spurt which made it 33-11 with 4:06 left in the half.
Dre Wills and Ward both had at least as many assists (five and four, respectively) as Southern Vermont (four).
Vermont held a 48-23 rebounding edge and made 34 of 57 (59.6 percent) field goals, including 8 of 15 from 3-point range.
Southern Vermont, a Division III school, converted just 30.9 percent of its 55 field goals and shot 16.7 percent behind the arc.