College Sports

College Roundup: Undefeated Tigers Swamp Big Green

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Hanover — Alex Wheatley scored 17 points and Annie Tarakchian and Blake Dietrick each had 15 to lead No. 19 Princeton to an 83-65 win over the Dartmouth College women’s basketball team on Saturday. Coming off a three-week break for finals, the Tigers (19-0, 3-0 Ivy League) handily won two road games to match top-ranked South Carolina as the only unbeaten teams remaining. Princeton shot 69 percent in the first …

Vermont, New Hampshire Post Victories

Sunday, February 1, 2015

West Hartford, Conn. — Kurt Steidl scored 16 points and Vermont held Hartford to its lowest point total of the season in a 65-46 win on Saturday. Dre Wills and Hector Harold had 10 points apiece for the Catamounts (12-10, 7-2 America East) and freshman Cam Ward had a season-best 13 rebounds to go with eight points. Justin Graham had 10 points for …

No. 2 Cavs Suffer 1st Loss

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. — Tyus Jones scored 17 points and hit a clinching 3-pointer with about 10 seconds remaining Saturday night as No. 4 Duke ended No. 2 Virginia’s 21-game home winning streak, 69-63. Jones’ 3-pointer was the fourth in the last four minutes for the Blue Devils (18-3, 5-3 ACC), who had missed …

College Roundup: Birthday Boy Leads Big Green

Friday, January 30, 2015

Hanover — On his 23rd birthday, Eric Neiley scored one goal and assisted on another as the Dartmouth men’s hockey team defeated Rensselaer, 3-1, at Thompson Arena. Sophomores Troy Crema and Kyle Nickerson found the back of the net for the first time this season as the Big …

Back on Campus: Dartmouth’s Hugh Jessiman Has Come Full Circle

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Hanover — Earlier this week, Hugh Jessiman was stuck in the New York City area, his flight back to Lebanon delayed for days by inclement weather. Eventually, the airline provided a driver and car to ferry him north, …

Albany Edges UVM

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Burlington — Evan Singletary drained a fade-away 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds left to give Albany a 47-44 victory over Vermont on Wednesday night for its eighth straight win. Albany (13-7, 8-0 America East) has won 11 of its past 12 games and has a two-game lead over Vermont …

UVM Topples Mass.-Lowell

Monday, January 26, 2015

Lowell, Mass. — Dre Wills scored a career-high 20 points to lead Vermont to a 61-50 win over Massachusetts-Lowell on Sunday. Ethan O’Day added 13 points, and Hector Harold and Kurt Steidl 10 apiece for the Catamounts (11-9, 6-1 American East). Those four starters combined to go 18 …

Duke’s Shining Light: Krzyzewski Was The Right Hire

Monday, January 26, 2015

The voice on the phone quickly changed from cordial to cold. “Duke is going to hire Mike Krzyzewski? Are you kidding me? Mike Krzyzewski of Army?” Not that the coach on the phone said the name the proper …

No. 5 Devils Rally for Coach’s 1,000th Win

Monday, January 26, 2015

New York — Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win Sunday, making him the first NCAA Division I men’s coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John’s in the second half for a 77-68 victory at Madison Square Garden. Tyus Jones scored 22 …

Club’s Skating ‘Spectacular’ To Feature Olympians, Students

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Hanover — The Skating Club at Dartmouth will hold its annual Skating Spectacular on Feb. 1 at 4:15 p.m. at Thompson Arena. But football fans need not worry. The show, set for 4:15 p.m., will be about 90 minutes long, leaving “just enough time to get home for …

Dartmouth Tops Cornell

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Ithaca, n.y. — Senior Eric Neiley scored Dartmouth’s first penalty shot in nearly 12 years and finished with two goals and two assists as the Big Green men’s hockey team defeated Cornell, 5-2, at Lynah Rink. The win gave the Green three out of four possible ECAC Hockey …

Dartmouth Men Rally to Shock Mighty Harvard

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Boston — Trailing by 14 points early in the second half, the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team went on a 26-2 run to rally for a stunning 70-61 victory over host and four-time defending Ivy League champion Harvard …

Wildcats Improve to 19-0

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Columbia, s.c. — Devin Booker scored 18 points, Aaron Harrison added 13 and No. 1 Kentucky matched its best start under coach John Calipari with a 58-43 victory over South Carolina on Saturday. The Wildcats (19-0, 6-0 SEC) …