2012–13 Vermont Catamounts men's basketball team

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2012–13 Vermont Catamounts men's basketball
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CBI, First Round
Conference America East Conference
2012–13 record 21–12 (11–5 America East)
Head coach John Becker (2nd season)
Assistant coach Chris Markwood
Assistant coach Matt O'Brien
Assistant coach Kyle Cieplicki
Home arena Patrick Gym
Seasons
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 Hometown
G 0 Davine, 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) Jr 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, TV
Opponent Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Exhibition
10/27/2012*
7:00 PM
Saint Michael's W 68–58 
Patrick Gym (1,969)
Burlington, VT
11/03/2012*
4:30 PM
Concordia (Montreal) W 68–52 
Patrick Gym (2,043)
Burlington, VT
Regular Season
11/09/2012*
7:00 PM, TWCS
at Siena W 54–53  1–0
Times Union Center (6,779)
Albany, NY
11/13/2012*
7:00 PM, SNY
at No. 23 Connecticut L 49–67  1–1
Harry A. Gampel Pavilion (7,962)
Storrs, CT
11/17/2012*
8:00 PM
at Northeastern W 66–55  2–1
Matthews Arena (1,369)
Boston, MA
11/21/2012*
7:00 PM
Yale W 65–52  3–1
Patrick Gym (2,403)
Burlington, VT
11/27/2012*
7:00 PM, NBCSN
at Harvard W 85–78  4–1
Lavietes Pavilion (1,093)
Boston, MA
12/01/2012*
2:00 PM, OSN
at Rhode Island L 66–76  4–2
Ryan Center (4,126)
Kingston, RI
12/05/2012*
7:00 PM, WCAXtra
Towson L 64–68  4–3
Patrick Gym (2,073)
Burlington, VT
12/08/2012*
4:00 PM, NESN
at Quinnipiac W 53–46  5–3
TD Bank Sports Center (2,365)
Hamden, CT
12/12/2012*
7:00 PM, WCAXtra
Dartmouth W 52–50  6–3
Patrick Gym (2,047)
Burlington, VT
12/16/2012*
2:00 PM, TWCS
at Niagara L 58–68  6–4
Gallagher Center (1,491)
Lewiston, NY
12/22/2012*
2:00 PM, WCAXtra
Fairleigh Dickinson W 76–62  7–4
Patrick Gym (2,013)
Burlington, VT
12/29/2012*
2:00 PM
College of Charleston L 50–62  7–5
Patrick Gym (2,253)
Burlington, VT
01/02/2013
7:00 PM
at New Hampshire W 64–51  8–5 (1–0)
Lundholm Gym (629)
Durham, NH
01/05/2013
2:00 PM
Albany W 70–45  9–5 (2–0)
Patrick Gym (2,311)
Burlington, NY
01/08/2013
7:00 PM
at Boston University L 53–63  9–6 (2–1)
Case Gym (511)
Boston, MA
01/12/2013
3:00 PM
UMBC W 68–53  10–6 (3–1)
Patrick Gym (2,655)
Burlington, NY
01/16/2013
7:00 PM, WCAXtra
Binghamton W 61–37  11–6 (4–1)
Patrick Gym (1,977)
Burlington, NY
01/18/2013
7:00 PM, ESPNU
Stony Brook W 81–73  12–6 (5–1)
Patrick Gym (2,964)
Burlington, NY
01/22/2013
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at Maine L 68–71  12–7 (5–2)
Alfond Arena (2,265)
Orono, ME
01/26/2013
7:30 PM, ESPN3
at Albany W 50–43  13–7 (6–2)
SEFCU Arena (4,182)
Albany, NY
01/30/2013
7:00 PM
at Hartford W 49–43  14–7 (7–2)
Chase Arena at Reich Family Pavilion (1,809)
Hartford, CT
02/06/2013
7:00 PM, WCAXtra
New Hampshire W 63–48  15–7 (8–2)
Patrick Gym (2,085)
Burlington, NY
02/09/2013
3:30 PM
at UMBC W 67–55  16–7 (9–2)
Retriever Activities Center (1,604)
Catonsville, MD
02/12/2013
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Boston University L 59–64  16–8 (9–3)
Patrick Gym (2,217)
Burlington, NY
02/15/2013
7:00 PM, ESPN3
at Stony Brook L 48–65  16–9 (9–4)
Pritchard Gymnasium (1,630)
Stony Brook, NY
02/20/2013
7:00 PM, ESPN3
Maine W 73–61  17–9 (10–4)
Patrick Gym (2,205)
Burlington, NY
02/23/2013*
1:00 PM, ESPN3
Canisius
BracketBusters
W 87–79  18–9
Patrick Gym (2,198)
Burlington, NY
02/28/2013
7:00 PM
at Binghamton W 78–61  19–9 (11–4)
Binghamton University Events Center (2,669)
Vestal, NY
03/03/2013
2:00 PM
Hartford L 58–61  19–10 (11–5)
Patrick Gym (2,850)
Burlington, NY
2013 America East Tournament
03/09/2013
12:00 PM, ESPN3
vs. New Hampshire
Quarterfinals
W 61–42  20–10
SEFCU Arena (N/A)
Albany, NY
03/10/2013
5:00 PM, ESPN3
vs. UMBC
Semifinals
W 85–72  21–10
SEFCU Arena (N/A)
Albany, NY
03/16/2013
11:30 AM, ESPN2
Albany
Championship Game
L 49–53  21–11
Patrick Gym (3,266)
Burlington, NY
2013 College Basketball Invitational
03/19/2013*
10:00 PM
at Santa Clara
First Round
L 67–77  21–12
Leavey Center (1,011)
Santa Clara, CA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern Time.

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