Stony Brook vs. Vermont Live Blog: Instant Reactions and Analysis

Matt Schneidman@@matt_schneidmanContributor IIIFebruary 27, 2014

GREENSBORO, NC - MARCH 16:  Head coach John Becker looks on with his team from the bench against the North Carolina Tar Heels during the second round of the 2012 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Greensboro Coliseum on March 16, 2012 in Greensboro, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
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Vermont wins 69-53. Five players scored in double-digits for the Catamounts while Stony Brook only had one.

After Stony Brook scored the first two points of the game, Vermont went on a 14-0 run and hasn't looked back since.

The script was flipped since the last game between the two, as Stony Brook went ice cold from the field at 18-of-53. Vermont shot 24-of-44, including a 6-of-15 mark from three.

With the win, Vermont locks up the No. 1 seed for the America East Tournament and Stony Brook cements themself in the two spot. 

If Vermont shoots like this today and wins the conference championship, it has a real chance to pull off a shocking upset in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

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