Nov. 16, 2001
NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (AP) - Earl Hunt scored 19 points to lead Brown to an 82-58 victory Friday over Vermont in the first round of the Mohegan Sun Classic.
Alaivaa Nuualiitia added 14 points and 10 rebounds. He also dished out six assists in the Bears' season opener.
Brown held Vermont (0-1) to 30 percent shooting in the first half. They used a 18-3 run to break a 6-6 tie and took a 34-19 lead into intermission.
Jamie Kilburn, and Ornari Ware each had 10 points for the Bears.
Vermont was led by Trevor Gains' 14 points. T.J. Sorrentine added 12.
Brown will play the winner of Friday night's game between host Central Connecticut and Bucknell in the championship game Saturday night.