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DURHAM, N.H. — Bill Herrion, one of the most successful coaches in America East men's basketball history while at Drexel University, has been named the 20th head men's basketball coach at the University of New Hampshire. Herrion replaces Phil Rowe, who resigned from the position earlier this month. The announcement was made today by UNH Athletics Director Marty Scarano.


DURHAM, N.H. — Phil Rowe, the head men's basketball coach at the University of New Hampshire since 1999, has announced that he will resign from his position effective immediately.


Sturgill Named Second-Team All-Conference

VESTAL, N.Y. — Senior center Ben Sturgill (Hamilton, Ohio) was named to the America East Second-Team All-Conference team and freshman forward Mike Christensen (Reston, Va.) was selected to the conference's All-Rookie team. The announcement was made today at the conference's annual awards banquet in Vestal, N.Y.


Four Wildcats Score In Double Figures On Senior Day

DURHAM, N.H. — University of New Hampshire freshman forward Mike Christensen (Reston Virginia) scored 18 points and three other Wildcats scored in double figures to lead UNH to a 76-66 America East victory over Stony Brook on Senior Day Sunday afternoon at Lundholm Gym.


Junior guard Jose Juan Barea led all scorers with 26 points as the Huskies tied a school record with 14 three-pointers in defeating New Hampshire, 88-65, in front of 1,491 fans Thursday night at Solomon Court.


BOSTON, MASS — University of New Hampshire freshman point guard Chris Vetrano (Andover, Mass.) was recently named Co-America East Rookie of the Week for his outstanding efforts in UNH's 71-57 victory over Hartford on Feb. 17.


BURLINGTON, Vt. — Taylor Coppenrath scored 39 points as Vermont topped New Hampshire, 81-67, in America East men's basketball Monday night at Patrick Gym.


DURHAM, N.H. — Freshman point guard Chris Vetrano (Andover, Mass.) scored a career-high 19 points and had four assists to lead the University of New Hampshire men's basketball team to a 71-57 America East victory on Thursday evening in Lundholm Gymnasium.


UNH's Ben Sturgill Posts Fifth Double-Double Of Season For 'Cats

DURHAM, N.H. — Andre Heard scored 16 points to lead Binghamton University to a 62-54 America East victory over the University of New Hampshire in men's basketball Sunday afternoon at Lundholm Gym.


ORONO, Maine- Kevin Reed (Yarmouth, Mass.) scored a season-high 31 points to lead the University of Maine to a 76-70 win over New Hampshire in a classic men's basketball battle on Wednesday night at Alfond Arena in front of 1,466 fans. The Black Bears even their record to 11-11 on the season and improve to 6-7 in America East play. New Hampshire falls to 7-15, 3-10 in conference play.


BOSTON — Freshman forward Mike Christensen (Reston, Va.) of the University of New Hampshire men's basketball team was named the America East Rookie of the Week for his outstanding efforts in UNH's contests vs. Northeastern and at Albany.


Albany, N.Y. - Jamar Wilson had 15 of his 19 points in the second half to pace five players in double figures in leading UAlbany to an 81-68 America East Conference victory over New Hampshire on Saturday evening at the Recreation and Convocation Center.


DURHAM, N.H. — Jose Juan Barea scored 36 points, including his team's final 11, to lead Northeastern University to a 73-67 men's basketball victory over the University of New Hampshire in Lundholm Gymnasium on Wednesday evening.


BOSTON — Senior center Ben Sturgill (Hamilton, Ohio) of the University of New Hampshire men's basketball team was named Co-America East Player of the Week for his outstanding efforts in games against Boston University and Maryland Baltimore County (UMBC).


DURHAM, N.H. — Senior center Ben Sturgill (Hamilton, Ohio) had 19 points and 10 rebounds for a double-double to lead the University of New Hampshire men's basketball team to a 73-64 victory and a season sweep over UMBC on Saturday afternoon at Lundholm Gymnasium.


BOSTON - Boston University overcame a hot-shooting University of New Hampshire team to post a 79-63 America East victory in men's basketball action at Case Gym on Wednesday, Jan. 26.


DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire Athletic Department and the men's basketball program will be the host of the "Coach Gerry Friel Day Of Honor" on Sunday Feb. 13.


WEST HARTFORD, CT (Jan. 23) - The University of Hartford men's basketball team squandered a 13-point second-half lead but had enough down the stretch to defeat the University of New Hampshire, 64-62, Sunday at the Chase Family Arena.


Sturgill and Anderson Lead UNH With 16 Points Apiece

DURHAM, N.H. — T.J Sorrentine scored 16 points and Taylor Coppenrath added 14 to lead the University of Vermont to a 64-54 America East victory over New Hampshire in front of a crowd of 2,221 in Lundholhm Gymnasium Wednesday evening.


VESTAL, N.Y. - Visiting New Hampshire (6-9, 2-4 America East) shot 50% and put three players in double figures en route to a 69-60 victory over Binghamton (4-11, 1-5 AE) in an America East men's basketball game Sunday afternoon in front of 2,726 at the Events Center.


DURHAM, N.H. — Ernest Turner scored 21 points, 16 in the first half, as the University of Maine held off the University of New Hampshire late in the second half for a 70-65 America East victory at Lundholm Gym on Thursday evening.


Ben Sturgill Plays 12 Minutes With Broken Jaw

STONY BROOK, N.Y. — The University of New Hampshire men's basketball team was happy to have senior captain Ben Sturgill (Hamilton, Ohio) back in action despite the broken jaw he suffered at practice on Wednesday. However, it was not enough to help UNH to victory as the squad was defeated at Stony Brook on Sunday afternoon, 73-64.


DURHAM, N.H. - Four players scored in double figures for the Albany Great Danes as they took advantage of their size and solid shooting to defeat the New Hampshire Wildcats, 73-51, in men's basketball action Thursday evening at Lundholm Gymnasium.


Durham's Friel Scores Career-High 11 Points In First Career Start

BALTIMORE — The University of New Hampshire men's basketball team, led by three players who scored in double figures, earned its first America East conference victory of 2004-05 at UMBC on Sunday afternoon, 60-41. The Wildcats (5-6 overall, 1-1 AE) also put an end to a five-game losing streak and a very tough four-game losing streak on the road, which included losses at West Virginia and Ohio State and a frustrating two-point loss at Dartmouth.


Sturgill Leads 'Cats With 16 Points

COLUMBUS, OHIO — The University of New Hampshire men's basketball team hung tough in the first half but was unable to sustain its strong play in the second as Ohio State, led by Terence Dials' game-high 24 points and 14 rebounds, defeated the Wildcats at Value City Arena, 77-59 on Tuesday evening.


MORGANTOWN, W.V. — The University of New Hampshire men's basketball team traveled to play an undefeated University of West Virginia Mountaineer team in one of the most difficult venues a team can compete in at the Division I level, WVU Coliseum. The end result was an 82-48 victory by West Virginia, a team that improved to a perfect 8-0, while UNH dropped to 4-5 overall.


HANOVER, N.H. — Sophomore Mike Lang poured in a career-high 25 points, including five 3-point baskets, leading Dartmouth to a 69-67 victory over New Hampshire in men's basketball action Saturday night.


PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The University of New Hampshire men's basketball team played scrappy basketball but fell to 4-3 overall on the season after being defeated at Brown University on Wednesday evening, 76-64. The Wildcats had three players score in double digits with sophomore forward Blagoj Janev (Sydney, Australia) scoring 14 points and senior center Ben Sturgill (Hamilton, Ohio) and sophomore guard Jermaine Anderson (Beverly, Mass.) each chipping in 12 points.


DURHAM, N.H. - The Boston University Terriers withstood runs by the New Hampshire Wildcats at the beginning of each half to come from behind and win the America East opener for both teams, 65-52, Saturday afternoon at Lundholm Gymnasium.


DURHAM, N.H. - Chris Vetrano (Andover, Mass.) banked a three-pointer in with two seconds left in regulation to send the game into overtime, then Jermaine Anderson (Beverly, Mass.) scored seven of UNH's 14 points in overtime to lead the Wildcats over the Harvard Crimson, 67-60, Wednesday night at Lundholm Gymnasium.


BOSTON - For the second time in as many weeks, freshman point guard Chris Vetrano (Andover, Mass.) has been honored by the America East Conference, as he was named the co-Rookie of the Week for men's basketball by the conference office.


DURHAM, N.H. - Jermaine Anderson (Beverly, Mass.) scored a career-high 30 points and made a crucial steal late in the game to help the UNH Wildcats hold off the Army Black Knights, 77-71, Sunday afternoon at Lundholm Gymnasium.


CHESTNUT HILL, Mass. - The Boston College Eagles won the battle of the boards and made their physical play pay off by making almost all of their free throws in defeating the UNH Wildcats, 84-62, Tuesday night at Conte Forum.


BOSTON - By scoring 14 points at Liberty and leading the Wildcat offense with six assists against Suffolk, freshman point guard Chris Vetrano (Andover, Mass.) has been named the America East Rookie of the Week after his first two collegiate games of his career.


DURHAM, N.H. - Four players scored in double figures as the New Hampshire men's basketball team used its size and quickness advantage to defeat the Suffolk University Rams, 89-55, Sunday afternoon at Lundholm Gymnasium.


The University of New Hampshire men's basketball team is pleased to announce a Day of Honor for veterans and members of the armed services on Sun. Nov. 28 when the squad battles Army.


DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire men's basketball team put on an offensive show on Sunday afternoon with six players scoring in double figures as the Wildcats posted a 90-66 victory over the University of New Brunswick.


Wildcats ink American University transfer

DURHAM, N.H. — University of New Hampshire men's basketball head coach Phil Rowe announced Wednesday that Jamaal Caterina (Portland, Maine) has enrolled at the University of New Hampshire for the Fall 2004 semester and will be eligible to play for the Wildcats in Fall 2005.




Wildcats ink American University transfer

DURHAM, N.H. — University of New Hampshire men's basketball head coach Phil Rowe announced Wednesday that Jamaal Caterina (Portland, Maine) has enrolled at the University of New Hampshire for the Fall 2004 semester and will be eligible to play for the Wildcats in Fall 2005.




DURHAM, N.H. — The University of New Hampshire men's basketball team will be traveling to Montreal and Lennoxville, Quebec for three exhibition games between Oct. 15-17. The trip was announced today by head coach Phil Rowe.


Australian Crocs team qualify for Argentina 2005

DURHAM, N.H. — Sophomore center Blagoj Janev (Sydney, Australia) of the University of New Hampshire men's basketball team helped lead the Australian young men’s basketball team, the Crocs, to the 2004 FIBA Oceania Men’s U21 Championship.




DURHAM, N.H. — University of New Hampshire men's basketball head coach Phil Rowe announced today that Phil Collins (New South Wales, Australia) has enrolled at the University of New Hampshire for the Fall 2004 semester and will join the UNH basketball team for the upcoming season.






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