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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 (11-10, 6-2) for first place in the conference. Vermont used a 10-3 surge, capped by Dre Wills’ two-handed dunk, to tie it …

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 of 29 as Vermont shot 54 percent and made 19 of 22 free throws. Trae …

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 way, the way we all would learn, with a shushing sound. He said “Kra-CHEW-ski” that …

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) …

Big Green’s Big Lead Slips Away

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Hanover — What was shaping up to be one of the Dartmouth College women’s basketball team’s most enjoyable victories in recent years instead became an agonizing defeat Saturday. The Big Green led by 14 points with six minutes …

College Roundup: Big Green Salvages Tie With No. 15 Colgate

Saturday, January 24, 2015

Hamilton, n.y. — Junior Brad Schierhorn scored with 9:29 left in regulation to help the Dartmouth College men’s hockey team come back and force No. 15 Colgate into a 2-2 tie Friday night at Starr Rink. Trailing by a goal after a Kyle Baun tally five minutes earlier, …

Safe Landing: Goaltender Settles in as Big Green’s Starter

Thursday, January 22, 2015

Hanover — James Kruger stepped out of the airplane and fell for nearly a minute one day last summer before the tandem skydiving instructor strapped to his back released their parachute. There was an upward pull and the …

UConn Women Thump UCF

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Orlando, Fla. — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 23 points and second-ranked Connecticut won its 16th straight game by routing Central Florida 100-45 on Wednesday night. Breanna Stewart added 17 points, and Moriah Jefferson and Gabby Williams each scored 15 as the Huskies (17-1, 7-0 American Athletic Conference) reached 100 …

No. 1 Cats Hang On

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

Lexington, Ky. — Kentucky twin guards Aaron and Andrew Harrison combined for 11 points down the stretch that were key in helping the top-ranked Wildcats hold off pesky Vanderbilt 65-57 on Tuesday night. The Wildcats (18-0, 5-0 SEC) …