2011–12 Vermont Catamounts men's basketball team

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2011–12 Vermont Catamounts men's basketball
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Conference America East Conference
2011–12 record 24–12 (13–3 America East)
Head coach John Becker (1st year)
Assistant coach Chris Markwood
Assistant coach Matt O'Brien
Assistant coach Kyle Cieplicki
Home arena Patrick Gym
Seasons
« 2010–11 2012–13 »
2011–12 America East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Stony Brook 14 2   .875     22 10   .688
Vermont 13 3   .813     24 12   .667
Boston University 12 4   .750     16 16   .500
Albany 9 7   .563     19 15   .559
Hartford 7 9   .438     9 22   .290
New Hampshire 7 9   .438     13 16   .448
Maine 6 10   .375     12 17   .414
UMBC 3 13   .188     4 26   .133
Binghamton 1 15   .063     2 29   .065
2012 America East Tournament winner
As of March 16, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Vermont Catamounts men's basketball team represented the University of Vermont during the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Catamounts, led by first year head coach John Becker, played their home games at Patrick Gym and are members of the America East Conference. They finished the season 24–12, 13–3 in America East play to finish in second place. They were champions of the America East Basketball Tournament and earned the conference's automatic bid into the 2012 NCAA Tournament. They defeated Lamar in the First Four round before falling to North Carolina in the second round.

Roster[edit]

Number Name Position Height Weight Year Hometown
2 Luke Apfeld Forward 6–7 215 Sophomore Chattanooga, Tennessee
4 Four McGlynn Guard 6–2 180 Freshman York, Pennsylvania
12 Sandro Carissimo Guard 6–2 170 Sophomore Sleepy Hollow, New York
14 Josh Elbaum Guard 6–3 195 Sophomore Melville, New York
20 Brendan Bald Guard 6–5 200 Junior Millersville, Maryland
21 Candon Rusin Guard 6–4 190 Junior Wilmington, Vermont
23 Brian Voelkel Forward 6–6 210 Sophomore Pleasantville, New York
24 Chris Santo Forward 6–5 210 Freshman Cherry Hill, New Jersey
30 Pat Bergmann Forward/Center 6–9 240 Senior Burlington, Vermont
31 Clancy Rugg Forward 6–8 195 Sophomore Burlington, Vermont
34 Matt Glass Forward 6–8 210 Senior Underhill, Vermont
40 Ryan McKeaney Forward 6–9 210 Sophomore Marlton, New Jersey
42 Ben Crenca Forward/Center 6–10 260 Junior Exeter, Rhode Island


Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
10/29/2011* 4:00 PM Saint Michael's Patrick GymBurlington, VT W 64–31  2,107
11/05/2011* 1:00 PM Concordia (QC) Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT W 69–56  1,986
Regular Season
11/12/2011* 7:00 PM at South Florida Bob Martinez Sports CenterTampa, FL
(Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament)
L 59–61  2,319 0–1
11/16/2011* 7:00 PM Dartmouth Leede ArenaHanover, NH
(Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament)
W 65–53  1,319 1–1
11/19/2011* 6:00 PM vs. Marist Mohegan Sun ArenaUncasville, CT
(Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament)
W 84–75  1,504 2–1
11/20/2011* 5:30 PM vs. Long Island Mohegan Sun Arena • Uncasville, CT
(Hall of Fame Tip-Off Tournament)
L 75–80  1,223 2–2
11/23/2011* 7:00 PM at Old Dominion Ted Constant Convocation CenterNorfolk, VA CSNMA W 65–63 OT 6,902 3–2
11/26/2011* 1:00 PM Siena Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT WCAXtra W 64–62  2,562 3–3
12/01/2011* 7:00 PM Harvard Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT L 48–55  2,827 4–3
12/03/2011* 2:00 PM at Yale Payne Whitney GymnasiumNew Haven, CT L 52–68  1,205 4–4
12/07/2011* 8:00 PM at Saint Louis Chaifetz ArenaSt. Louis, MO FS Midwest L 43–62  5,677 4–5
12/11/2011* 1:00 PM Quinnipiac Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT L 58–62  2,251 4–6
12/17/2011* 1:00 PM Iona Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT L 72–73  2,245 4–7
12/21/2011* 7:00 PM at Fairleigh Dickinson Rothman CenterHackensack, NJ W 71–53  1,050 5–7
12/23/2011* 7:00 PM at Towson Towson CenterTowson, MD W 65–49  942 6–7
12/30/2011* 4:30 PM Northeastern Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT L 51–53  2,340 6–8
01/02/2012 7:00 PM at Stony Brook Pritchard GymnasiumStony Brook, NY L 59–65  1,088 6–9 (0–1)
01/05/2012 7:00 PM Boston University Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT WCAXtra W 83–69  2,049 7–9 (1–1)
01/08/2012 2:00 PM at Hartford Chase Arena at RFPHartford, CT W 72–59  873 8–9 (2–1)
01/12/2012 7:00 PM Binghamton Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT W 73–53  1,931 9–9 (3–1)
01/14/2012 3:00 PM at New Hampshire Lundholm GymDurham, NH L 64–72  1,021 9–10 (3–2)
01/16/2012 7:00 PM Maine Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT WCAXtra W 79–65  2,142 10–10 (4–2)
01/19/2012 7:00 PM Albany Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT ESPN3 W 73–69  2,260 11–10 (5–2)
01/22/2012 1:00 PM at UMBC Retriever Activities CenterBaltimore, MD W 90–62  838 12–10 (6–2)
01/29/2012 12:00 PM New Hampshire Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT CBSSN W 77–60  2,774 13–10 (7–2)
02/01/2012 7:00 PM at Boston University Case GymBoston, MA ESPN3 W 68–67  1,163 14–10 (8–2)
02/04/2012 1:00 PM Hartford Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT WCAXtra W 82–56  2,412 15–10 (9–2)
02/06/2012 7:00 PM at Maine Memorial GymnasiumOrono, ME W 73–63  1,137 16–10 (10–2)
02/12/2012 12:00 PM Stony Brook Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT CBSSN W 68–49  3,266 17–10 (11–2)
02/15/2012 7:00 PM at Albany SEFCU ArenaAlbany, NY TWCS W 50–47  2,811 18–10 (12–2)
02/18/2012* 2:00 PM Niagara Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT
(ESPN BracketBusters)
W 92–70  2,895 19–10
02/21/2012 7:00 PM at Binghamton Binghamton University Events CenterVestal, NY L 53–57  2,427 19–11 (12–3)
02/25/2012 1:00 PM UMBC Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT WCAXtra W 80–49  2,817 20–11 (13–3)
2012 America East Tournament
03/03/2012 6:00 PM vs. Maine Chase Arena at RFP • Hartford, CT
(Quarterfinals)
ESPN3 W 50–40  2,562 21–11
03/04/2012 7:15 PM vs. Hartford Chase Arena at RFP • Hartford, CT
(Semifinals)
ESPN3 W 77–73 2OT 2,644 22–11
03/10/2012 11:00 AM at Stony Brook Stony Brook University Arena • Stony Brook, NY
(Championship Game)
ESPN2 W 51–43  4,423 23–11
2012 NCAA Tournament
03/14/2012* 6:30 PM vs. Lamar University of Dayton ArenaDayton, OH
(First Four)
truTV W 71–59  7,218 24–11
03/16/2012* 4:10 PM vs. #4 North Carolina Greensboro ColiseumGreensboro, NC
(Second Round)
TBS L 58–77  16,422 24–12
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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