No. 2 Vermont Knocks off No. 1 Stonybrook 51-43 To Win America East Conference Tournament and a Date at the Big Dance

Vermont is going to the big dance again and Stonybrook should get an invite to the NIT in New York. Rememer this is the 31st ranked conference out of 32 in D1 in the Country.

In another low scoring defensive driven game like their 50-40 quarter-final win over 7th seeded Maine last weekend, Vermont reached down to hold Stonybrook at Stonybrook to just 29.3% shooting percentage from the floor on 17 for 58. They held Stonybrook to just 4-19 from the 3 point line for just 21.1%.

Vermont managed to shoot 18 for 43 from the floor for 41.9% and was 7 for 15 from behind the arc for 46.7%

Stonybrook was just 5-6 for 83.3% from the line and Vermont was 8-13 for 61.5%

Vermont had 13 assists to 11 turnovers while Stonybrook could only muster 6 assists and had only 8 turnovers.

McGlynn led VT with 14 and no other Vermont player reached double figures, while Stonybrook had 2 players with 10 each.

Vermont who had blown a chance to finish top seed in the conference seedings when they lost to Binghamton when Binghamton won their first conference or non conference game of the season, in the biggest upet of the year in AE Regular Conference Play.

Well, they redeemed themselves today as they took down number 1 Stonybrook. Both had won on their home vourt this season, but Vermont turned the trick and won at Stonybrook. They will probably go in a 16th seeed and draw a 1 seed in the opening round of the big dance.