DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Trae Bell-Haynes scored 20 points and Vermont extended its string of consecutive America East Conference victories to 26 with a 67-56 win over New Hampshire on Thursday night.

The Catamounts now have won eight straight after winning the 150th meeting between the twin state rivals.

New Hampshire held a 27-25 advantage at intermission and Elijah Jordan extended it to 33-28 on his jumper with 18:04 left. Bell-Haynes scored seven straight points to get Vermont the lead and spark a 9-0 run. After Tanner Leissner hit the second of two free throws, the Catamounts went on a 13-0 run.

Ernie Duncan hit four 3-pointers and added 17 points for Vermont (15-5, 5-0) and Cam Ward added another 10 points.

Vermont shot 22 of 45 from the field (48.9 percent), including 7 of 17 from distance, and was 16 of 20 from the line.

John Ogwuche finished with 17 points to lead New Hampshire (7-12, 3-2) and Leissner added another 14.