College Sports

Bulldogs Pull Into First-Place Tie With Crimson

Saturday, February 28, 2015

New Haven, Conn. — Justin Sears had 28 points and 12 rebounds on Friday night and Yale’s men’s basketball team beat Princeton 81-60 to move into a first-place tie with Harvard in the Ivy League. Javier Duren added 19 points and Sears scored 17 of his points in the second half as Yale (20-8, 9-2 Ivy) outscored Princeton 49-25 after trailing by three at halftime. The Bulldogs closed the game …

College Roundup: Big Green Women Drop Playoff Opener

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Potsdam, n.y. — Six goals by five skaters propelled top-seeded Clarkson past the eighth-seeded Dartmouth women’s hockey team, 6-0, in the first game of the ECAC quarterfinal on Friday. The Big Green dipped to 13-14-2 on the season, while the Golden Knights improved to 23-9-3. Clarkson (29-9-3) found the back of the net twice in the span of a minute to take a …

Tennis Balls Fall, Green Soars

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College men’s hockey team’s five-month schedule has, for the moment, come down to the final game of the regular season. When Quinnipiac visits Thompson Arena tonight, there will potentially be a double reward on the line, the sort that could propel the Big Green to significant postseason heights. To …

Whither the Mid-Range Jumper? A Standard Part of College Hoop Playbook Is Vanishing

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Ames, Iowa — The mid-range jumper used to be a staple of college basketball playbooks. Now, the shot isn’t as essential as it used to be — it seems to be fading away. Many college teams, including Iowa …

No. 1 Kentucky Now 28-0

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Starkville, Miss. — Top-ranked Kentucky fought off a slow start to cruise to a 74-56 victory over Mississippi State on Wednesday night to keep its undefeated season on track. Trey Lyles scored a career-high 18 points and Aaron …

Court-Storming Melee Puts Spotlight on Safety

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Manhattan, Kan. — More than a dozen security officials dressed in bright green shirts gathered behind the basket, just as they were trained. When the final seconds ticked away on Kansas State’s stunning upset of rival Kansas, they …

Ex-Penn Coach Unretires ... At Columbia?

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

New York — To get an idea of how peculiar it is for Al Bagnoli to become Columbia football coach three months after retiring as the coach at Penn, think of it this way: What if Steve Spurrier, one of the most successful coaches in Southeastern Conference history, …

No. 6 Cats Crush Friars

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Villanova, Pa. — Darrun Hilliard scored 19 of his game-high 24 points in the second half, JayVaughn Pinkston had 16 points and eight rebounds, and No. 6 Villanova clinched at least a share of its second straight Big East regular-season title with an 89-61 rout of No. 25 …

UConn, Notre Dame Women Stretch Streaks

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

New Orleans — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis had 21 points and Breanna Stewart added 16 points and 10 rebounds and No. 1 Connecticut routed Tulane 94-47 on Monday night. Morgan Tuck had 16 points and eight rebounds and Moriah Jefferson added 15 points for the Huskies (27-1, 16-0 American Athletic). …

Retirement? Bagnoli Accepts Columbia’s Call

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

New York (ap) — Columbia has hired Al Bagnoli, who retired as Penn’s coach 13 weeks ago after a long and successful run with the Quakers, to try to revive the Ivy League’s worst football program. Columbia announced the hiring on Monday. The 62-year-old Bagnoli was at Penn …

College Basketball: Virginia Tops FSU

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. — Anthony Gill scored 13 points, Darion Atkins had 11 and No. 2 Virginia overcame a frightening collision of two of its players and beat Florida State 51-41 on Sunday night. The game took a frightening …

College Roundup: Dartmouth Women’s Hockey Falls on Strange Goal

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Hanover — A strange play decided an exciting game Saturday for the Dartmouth College women’s hockey team. The score was tied, 4-4, with four minutes remaining in the regular-season finale against St. Lawrence when a scramble at the …

UNC Honors Smith With Rout

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Chapel Hill, n.c. — No. 15 North Carolina opened the game by scoring on a “Four Corners” play as a tribute to the late Dean Smith, then rolled to an 89-60 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday. Smith …