College Sports

Tide Edge Aggies

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Tuscaloosa, Ala. — Retin Obasohan scored 16 points and Alabama held off a big rally from No. 15 Texas A&M for a 63-62 victory Wednesday night, the Aggies’ third straight loss. The Crimson Tide (14-9, 5-6 SEC) beat its fourth ranked opponent of Avery Johnson’s debut season despite missing its final three shots. Anthony Collins was fouled on a drive with 2.3 seconds left but missed both free throws for …

Pitino Awaits NCAA Interview

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Louisville coach Rick Pitino said he is still waiting to be interviewed by the NCAA about allegations by an escort that a former Cardinals staffer hired her and other dancers for sex parties at the team’s dormitory. University President James Ramsey Friday announced a self-imposed one-year postseason ban for the men’s basketball team after the school’s investigation into allegations revealed violations did occur. …

No. 1 UConn Women Beat No. 2 South Carolina

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Columbia, s.c. — Breanna Stewart had 25 points and 10 rebounds as No. 1 UConn again proved who rules the women’s game, running past No. 2 South Carolina 66-54 on Monday night. The Gamecocks had won their first 22 games and, in front of their first sold out crowd at 18,000-seat Colonial Life Arena, figured to give the three-time defending NCAA champion Huskies …

In a First, One Goal Enough to Win Beanpot

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Boston — Alex Tuch scored 1:57 into overtime on Monday night, and Boston College beat Boston University for its 20th Beanpot championship in the first 1-0 game in tournament’s 64-year history. The Green Line rivals played a spirited …

What Else Is New? BU, BC in Beanpot Finale

Monday, February 8, 2016

Boston — Boston College and Boston University had tougher times than usual in reaching the Beanpot championship game. It didn’t matter, though. BU or BC have owned the Beanpot tournament in recent history. For the 22nd time in the event’s 64-year history, the schools meet in the title …

Jok’s on Unranked Illinois

Monday, February 8, 2016

Champaign, Ill. — Peter Jok scored 23 points and Jarrod Uthoff added 18 points and 12 rebounds to lead No. 5 Iowa past Illinois 77-65 on Sunday. Jok took over early in the second half, scoring seven of …

Elite Swimmers’ Worst Nightmare: Awareness Campaign Warns of ‘Shallow Water Blackout’ Danger

Sunday, February 7, 2016

It’s described as a swimmer’s high — a euphoric mix of pain, confusion, determination and physical exertion that pushes the human body to its absolute limit. And according to those involved in the sport, it’s a common element …

College Roundup: Dartmouth Women End Winless Skid

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Hanover — The Dartmouth College women’s hockey team closed out its home slate with a 5-0 win over Brown on Saturday at Thompson Arena. The Big Green (5-16-3, 5-10-3 ECAC) ended a 15-game winless streak. The Bears fell to 3-19-3, 1-14-3. Brown’s loss came the night after a …

College Basketball: K-State Stuns Oklahoma

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Manhattan, Kan. — Wesley Iwundu scored 22 points, freshman reserve Dean Wade had 17 and Kansas State upset top-ranked Oklahoma 80-69 on Saturday night to shake up the Big 12 race once again. D.J. Johnson added 12 points and Justin Edwards 11 for the Wildcats (14-9, 3-7), who …

Ivy League Men’s Basketball: Columbia Edges Brown

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Providence, r.i. — Grant Mullins scored 25 points, including two free throws with six seconds left to help Columbia bounce back from its first Ivy League loss Friday to earn a 77-73 win over Brown on Saturday. Columbia took a 37-31 lead into the break, but the lead …

Big Green Left in the Dark in Loss

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Hanover — Dartmouth College’s Leede Arena was thrown into blackness with 31 seconds remaining in Saturday’s women’s basketball game between Dartmouth College and visiting Pennsylvania. But even the suddenly power failure couldn’t obscure the hard truth for the …

Louisville Hands Itself Postseason Ban

Saturday, February 6, 2016

Louisville, Ky. — The president of Louisville announced a one-year postseason ban Friday for the Cardinals men’s basketball team amid ongoing investigations into a sex scandal, a decision that stunned coach Rick Pitino. President James Ramsey said at …

Ivy Basketball: Yale Tops Columbia, Takes Over First

Saturday, February 6, 2016

New Haven, Conn. — Brandon Sherrod scored 25 — and set the Division I single-season record for consecutive field goals made — to help Yale beat Columbia 86-72 Friday and take over sole possession of first place in the Ivy League standings. Justin Sears added 27 points for …