The Vermont Catamounts men's basketball team has been a power in the America East Conference for decades and has been a frequent participant in the NCAA Tournament. Most years, it seems as if the Catamounts squad is loaded with talent and never takes a break. The 2019-2020 season is no different as the Catamounts return most of the talent from its 2018-2019 conference-winning squad. Vermont is a consistent winner, and the team has won at least 20 games every season since 2008. In fact, the Catamounts has only had a losing conference record twice this entire century. Simply stated, Vermont is the class of the America East Conference. Recently, the Catamounts team has put up several credible showings in the NCAA Tournament and seemingly is always in the game for at least the first half against major national powerhouses. Get your Vermont Catamounts' basketball tickets at StubHub today.
Where can I get tickets to a Vermont Catamounts' basketball game?
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Which schools are the Vermont Catamounts' biggest rivals?
The Catamounts program has a strong rivalry with the University of New Hampshire, both for geographic reasons as well as for the fact that the two teams play in the America East Conference. Recently, the Catamounts has played several conference championships against rising conference power University of Maryland Baltimore County. Only a last-second three-point shot by UMBC kept the Catamounts from making back-to-back appearances in the NCAA Tournament.
Who is the greatest player in Vermont Catamounts' history?
While the program's leading scorer in history is Eddie Benton, there is a strong argument that Tyler Coppenrath is the program's all-time great due to the success that the team achieved when Coppenrath was in uniform. With Coppenrath leading the way, Vermont won three conference championships. Coppenrath also won three America East Player of the Year awards.
Where does the Vermont Catamounts team play home games?
Currently, the Catamounts entertain opponents in Patrick Gym. This is an intimate setting that seats roughly 3,200 spectators. However, the Catamounts' time in the old gym is winding down as the program will be opening a new modern arena in 2020. The Tarrant Event Center will be a state-of-the-art facility that will house the hockey and basketball teams.
What was the Vermont Catamounts' biggest victory?
Vermont is well-known for pulling a shocking upset in the 2004 NCAA Tournament. The Catamounts fought the heavily favored Syracuse Orangemen to a tie before the game went to overtime. Vermont pulled the game off in the extra period, topping Syracuse 60-57 behind Coppenrath. The Catamounts hung with Michigan State in their second-round game before eventually falling to the Spartans.
Who is the coach of the Vermont Catamounts?
Vermont is usually a steppingstone to major college jobs. When the Catamounts make noise in the NCAA Tournament, the team's coach becomes a hot commodity. Currently, the coach of the Catamounts is John Becker. Under Becker, the Catamounts have had a sustained record of success, never failing to win at least 20 games in a season. His overall record at the helm of the Catamounts at the start of the 2019 season was 193-84.
How did the Catamounts fare last season?
In 2018-2019, the Catamounts returned to the top of the America East Conference, winning both the regular season and conference titles. The Catamounts made the NCAA Tournament and played a tough game against Florida State but put up a respectable showing against the No. 10 team in the country.Back to Top