WEST HARTFORD, Conn. — Anthony Lamb had 25 points as Vermont narrowly beat Hartford 77-75 on Saturday.
Lamb hit 10 of 12 from the free throw line.
Ernie Duncan had 16 points for Vermont (21-5, 11-1 America East Conference), which won its sixth consecutive game. Stef Smith added 12 points.
J.R. Lynch had 21 points for the Hawks (13-13, 6-5). Jason Dunne added 16 points. John Carroll had 13 points.
The Catamounts improve to 2-0 against the Hawks for the season. Vermont defeated Hartford 81-62 on Jan. 12. Vermont takes on Maryland-Baltimore County on the road on Thursday. Hartford faces New Hampshire on the road on Thursday.
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