The 1985 men’s basketball team completed the season with a 23-7 overall record. The team earned the Mayflower Conference Title and the NAIA District V Championship, which brought with it a right to participate in the NAIA National Tournament in Kansas City, Missouri. The Spartans were the first team from Vermont to make an appearance in the NAIA National Tournament in its 48-year history. The men’s basketball team established a home-winning streak of 21 games.
Roster: Head Coach - Stan VanGundy, Assistant Coach - Jerry Martin, Manager - Eric Covington, Manager - Tom Holder, Trainer - Jon Cottone, Trainer - Kim Kline, Rory Block, Gerald Burns, Jeff Cicotte, Bryan DeLoatch, Leroy Ebanks, John Eno, Tony Haggood, Tom Marryott, Tony Thomas, Chrispin White.