DURHAM, N.H. -- Anthony Lamb had 28 points and eight rebounds to lead Vermont to a 73-59 victory over New Hampshire on Wednesday night for its fifth straight win.
The Catamounts (14-4, 4-0 America East Conference) have beaten New Hampshire (3-14, 1-3) in 10 consecutive games, and is off to their best start since the 2004-05 squad began 13-4.
David Watkins scored 16 points to lead New Hampshire.
The Catamounts had a double-digit lead eight minutes into the game. New Hampshire pulled to 36-31 at the break but couldn't get the lead. Josh Hopkins made two 3-pointers, and Watkins and Jayden Martinez added two more on consecutive possessions to pull the Wildcats to 61-56 with 7:10 remaining. New Hampshire then missed nine of its last 10 shots.
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Texas Tech dominated on defense once again and, boosted by Jarrett Culver's 16 points and 10 rebounds, shut down Buffalo 78-58 Sunday to reach the Sweet 16 for the second straight year.
Outlaw's 3's give VT momentum in win
Ty Outlaw hits back-to-back shots from behind the arc to tie the game and give Virginia Tech momentum to beat Liberty 67-58.
Virginia Tech beats Liberty to earn a 2nd trip to Sweet 16
Virginia Tech advanced to the Sweet Sixteen for the first time in 52 years by beating 12th-seeded Liberty 67-58 in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Sunday.