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Hoopcats prepare for Canisius

Friday, February 22nd

BURLINGTON, VT -- The UVM men's basketball team hosts Canisus Saturday at 1pm at Patrick Gym in the Ramada Worldwide BracketBusters. The game will be broadcast online on ESPN3.

The Catamounts are 17-9 overall and 10-4 in America East after posting a 73-61 win over Maine on Wednesday. Canisius is 17-10 overall and 10-6 in the MAAC. The Golden Griffins are coming off 68-59 win at Saint Peter's on February 16 and are 3-2 in their last five games.

Vermont is 4-3 in the BracketBusters series and was selected for the event for the sixth straight season. Last year, the Catamounts earned a 92-70 win over Niagara at Patrick Gymnasium. UVM is 3-0 in BracketBuster games at home. Vermont has earned a TV game for the fourth time in the eight years the Catamounts have participated in the event.

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