2012–13 Vermont Catamounts men's basketball team

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2012–13 Vermont Catamounts men's basketball
Vermont Catamounts Wordmark.gif
CBI, First Round
Conference America East Conference
2012–13 record 21–12 (11–5 America East)
Head coach John Becker (2nd year)
Assistant coach Chris Markwood
Assistant coach Matt O'Brien
Assistant coach Kyle Cieplicki
Home arena Patrick Gym
Seasons
« 2011–12 2013–14 »
2012–13 America East men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Stony Brook 14 2   .875     25 8   .758
Vermont 11 5   .688     21 12   .636
Boston University* 11 5   .688     17 13   .567
Hartford 10 6   .625     17 14   .548
Albany 9 7   .563     24 11   .686
Maine 6 10   .375     11 19   .367
New Hampshire 5 11   .313     9 20   .310
UMBC 5 11   .313     8 23   .258
Binghamton 1 15   .063     3 27   .100
2013 America East Tournament winner
As of March 22, 2013; Rankings from AP Poll
*Ineligible for conference tournament due to changing conferences in 2013


The 2012–13 Vermont Catamounts men's basketball team represented the University of Vermont during the 2012–13 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Catamounts, led by second year head coach John Becker, played their home games at Patrick Gym and were members of the America East Conference. They finished the season 21–12, 11–5 in America East play to finish in a tie for second place. They advanced to the championship game of the America East Tournament where they lost to Albany. They were invited to the 2013 College Basketball Invitational where they lost in the first round to Santa Clara.

Roster[edit]

2012–13 Vermont Catamounts men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Home town
G 0 Davine (W), TroyTroy Davine (W) 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 185 lb (84 kg) Fr Rutland, Vermont
F 1 Voelkel, BrianBrian Voelkel 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 210 lb (95 kg) So Pleasantville, New York
F 2 Apfeld, LukeLuke Apfeld 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Chattanooga, Tennessee
F/C 3 Pierson, RyanRyan Pierson Current redshirt 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 240 lb (109 kg) Jr St. Louis, Missouri
G 4 Blue, TreyTrey Blue 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Sr Chicago, Illinois
F 5 Harold, HectorHector Harold Current redshirt 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Jr Pasadena, California
G 12 Carissimo, SandroSandro Carissimo 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 170 lb (77 kg) Jr Sleepy Hollow, New York
G 14 Elbaum, JoshJosh Elbaum 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr Melville, New York
G/F 15 Kilpatrick, BredanBredan Kilpatrick 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Fr Norristown, Pennsylvania
G 21 Rusin, CandonCandon Rusin 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 190 lb (86 kg) RS Jr Wilmington, Vermont
G/F 24 Taggart, HarrisonHarrison Taggart Current redshirt 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Wallingford, Vermont
F 31 Rugg, ClancyClancy Rugg 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr Burlington, Vermont
F 32 O'Day, EthanEthan O'Day 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Fr Mansfield, Connecticut
F/C 42 Crenca, BenBen Crenca 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 260 lb (118 kg) Sr Exeter, Rhode Island
Head coach
Assistant coach(es)
  • Chris Markwood
  • Matt O'Brien
  • Kyle Cieplicki
  • Ari Shapiro-Miller

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on

Roster

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance Record
Exhibition
10/27/2012* 7:00 PM Saint Michael's Patrick GymBurlington, VT W 68–58  1,969
11/03/2012* 4:30 PM Concordia (Montreal) Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT W 68–52  2,043
Regular Season
11/09/2012* 7:00 PM at Siena Times Union CenterAlbany, NY TWCS W 54–53  6,779 1–0
11/13/2012* 7:00 PM at #23 Connecticut Harry A. Gampel PavilionStorrs, CT SNY L 49–67  7,962 1–1
11/17/2012* 8:00 PM at Northeastern Matthews ArenaBoston, MA W 66–55  1,369 2–1
11/21/2012* 7:00 PM Yale Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT W 65–52  2,403 3–1
11/27/2012* 7:00 PM at Harvard Lavietes Pavilion • Boston, MA NBCSN W 85–78  1,093 4–1
12/01/2012* 2:00 PM at Rhode Island Ryan CenterKingston, RI OSN L 66–76  4,126 4–2
12/05/2012* 7:00 PM Towson Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT WCAXtra L 64–68  2,073 4–3
12/08/2012* 4:00 PM at Quinnipiac TD Bank Sports CenterHamden, CT NESN W 53–46  2,365 5–3
12/12/2012* 7:00 PM Dartmouth Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT WCAXtra W 52–50  2,047 6–3
12/16/2012* 2:00 PM at Niagara Gallagher CenterLewiston, NY TWCS L 58–68  1,491 6–4
12/22/2012* 2:00 PM Fairleigh Dickinson Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT WCAXtra W 76–62  2,013 7–4
12/29/2012* 2:00 PM College of Charleston Patrick Gym • Burlington, VT L 50–62  2,253 7–5
01/02/2013 7:00 PM at New Hampshire Lundholm GymDurham, NH W 64–51  629 8–5 (1–0)
01/05/2013 2:00 PM Albany Patrick Gym • Burlington, NY W 70–45  2,311 9–5 (2–0)
01/08/2013 7:00 PM at Boston University Case Gym • Boston, MA L 53–63  511 9–6 (2–1)
01/12/2013 3:00 PM UMBC Patrick Gym • Burlington, NY W 68–53  2,655 10–6 (3–1)
01/16/2013 7:00 PM Binghamton Patrick Gym • Burlington, NY WCAXtra W 61–37  1,977 11–6 (4–1)
01/18/2013 7:00 PM Stony Brook Patrick Gym • Burlington, NY ESPNU W 81–73  2,964 12–6 (5–1)
01/22/2013 7:00 PM at Maine Alfond ArenaOrono, ME ESPN3 L 68–71  2,265 12–7 (5–2)
01/26/2013 7:30 PM at Albany SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY ESPN3 W 50–43  4,182 13–7 (6–2)
01/30/2013 7:00 PM at Hartford Chase Arena at Reich Family PavilionHartford, CT W 49–43  1,809 14–7 (7–2)
02/06/2013 7:00 PM New Hampshire Patrick Gym • Burlington, NY WCAXtra W 63–48  2,085 15–7 (8–2)
02/09/2013 3:30 PM at UMBC Retriever Activities CenterCatonsville, MD W 67–55  1,604 16–7 (9–2)
02/12/2013 7:00 PM Boston University Patrick Gym • Burlington, NY ESPN3 L 59–64  2,217 16–8 (9–3)
02/15/2013 7:00 PM at Stony Brook Pritchard GymnasiumStony Brook, NY ESPN3 L 48–65  1,630 16–9 (9–4)
02/20/2013 7:00 PM Maine Patrick Gym • Burlington, NY ESPN3 W 73–61  2,205 17–9 (10–4)
02/23/2013* 1:00 PM Canisius Patrick Gym • Burlington, NY
(BracketBusters)
ESPN3 W 87–79  2,198 18–9
02/28/2013 7:00 PM at Binghamton Binghamton University Events CenterVestal, NY W 78–61  2,669 19–9 (11–4)
03/03/2013 2:00 PM Hartford Patrick Gym • Burlington, NY L 58–61  2,850 19–10 (11–5)
2013 America East Tournament
03/09/2013 12:00 PM vs. New Hampshire SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY
(Quarterfinals)
ESPN3 W 61–42  N/A 20–10
03/10/2013 5:00 PM vs. UMBC SEFCU Arena • Albany, NY
(Semifinals)
ESPN3 W 85–72  N/A 21–10
03/16/2013 11:30 AM Albany Patrick Gym • Burlington, NY
(Championship Game)
ESPN2 L 49–53  3,266 21–11
2013 College Basketball Invitational
03/19/2013* 10:00 PM at Santa Clara Leavey CenterSanta Clara, CA
(First Round)
L 67–77  1,011 21–12
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Eastern Time.

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