Scores

Final

Vermont 56

(2-4, 0-3 away)

Iona 68

(5-0, 3-0 home)

    2:00 PM ET, December 4, 2005

    Hynes Athletics Center, New Rochelle, New York

    1 2 T
    UVM 29 2756
    IONA 30 3868

    Top Performers

    Vermont: M. Klimes 12 Pts, 7 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Blk

    Iona: S. Burtt 25 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast

    Iona 68, Vermont 56

    NEW ROCHELLE, N.Y. (AP) -- Steve Burtt scored 17 of his 25 points in the second half to lead unbeaten Iona to a 68-56 victory over Vermont on Sunday.

    Kiril Wachsman added 10 points and 10 rebounds, and Ricky Soliver added 10 points for the Gaels (5-0), who were playing their first home game after four away games.

    Mike Trimboli scored 14 points, Martin Klimes added 12 and Kyle Cieplicki 11 for the Catamounts (2-4).

    Wachsman scored all of his points in the first half to help lead Iona to a 30-29 lead at the break.

    Vermont hit five three-point goals and shot 57.9 percent from the field in the half, while Iona shot 33.3 percent.

    Klimes scored the first basket of the second half to give the Catamounts a 31-20 lead.

    Gary Springer capped a 14-5 scoring run that propelled the Gaels to a 44-36 lead with 10:33 left. Iona led by as much as 58-44 after Burtt, who shot 12-for-15 from the line, hit two free throws with 5:33 left.

    The Gaels outshot Vermont 46.2 percent to 41.7 percent in the second half and outrebounded the Catamounts 40-26 overall.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    UVM
    IONA
    Points 56 68
    FG Made-Attempted 21-43 (.488) 23-59 (.390)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-15 (.533) 1-12 (.083)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-13 (.462) 21-26 (.808)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 12

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