Vermont outscored the Mount 16-9 in overtime to earn a hard fought victory against the Mountaineers in Burlington 68-61.
Shawn Atupem's tip in with 2.1 seconds left tied the game and forced the extra session. But Vermont scored on the opening possession of the extra session and never trailed. A 6-0 run midway through the extra frame broke it open.
Lamar Trice and Julian Norfleet each had 13 for the Mount while Danny Thompson chipped in nine. Atupem, Raven Barber and David Golladay all had 8 in the defeat.
Vermont moves to 9-3 with the victory. The Mount fell for the sixth straight game and is now 3-11 on the season, but once again showed an ability to play with teams expected to be much better than them.
Jean Cajou did not play in the game after it was announced earlier in the day that he had returned to the squad. Perhaps his season debut will come on Sunday at Virginia Tech.
Evan Fjeld had 20 to lead all scorers for the Catamounts.
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