Duncan and Smith pace Vermont in 24-point win over UMBC

BALTIMORE -- Everett Duncan scored 15 points and Stef Smith added 14 and Vermont beat UMBC 74-50 on Saturday.

Vermont (11-6, 1-1 America East) led 32-20 with 4:09 before halftime before the Retrievers (7-11, 0-3) went on a 14-3 run that continued 58 seconds into the second half.

Anthony Lamb made a 3-pointer, Ryan Davis followed with a layup and Ben Shungu added a jumper to give the Catamounts a 43-37 cushion with 16:52 left.

Later, Duncan hit a 3, Isaiah Powell followed with a jumper and the lead went to 56-42 with 11:25 to play and Vermont was never challenged again.

Lamb scored 12 and Shungu scored 11.

Brandon Horvath scored 14 for UMBC and Dimitrije Spasojevic 13.


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