College Sports

A Quiet Week On College Gridiron

Friday, November 21, 2014

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer We interrupt this exciting college football season, the race for the first playoff and the Heisman Trophy chase, to bring you this Saturday. By chance and by plan, this weekend’s college football schedule does not have much to get excited about. Most of the Southeastern Conference is taking its November break, playing a pushover to prepare for a rivalry game (No. 2 …

UNH Falls To Bryant

Friday, November 21, 2014

The Associated Press Smithfield, r.i. — Dyami Starks had 19 points and six rebounds to lead Bryant to a 72-63 win over New Hampshire on Thursday night. Shane McLaughlin tallied nine points, five rebounds and four assists on 4-of-6 shooting for Bryant. Daniel Dion finished with 11 points, six assists and five rebounds. Frank Okeke scored 13 points and Ronnel Jordan added 11 …

Up for Grabs

Friday, November 21, 2014

By Jimmy Golen AP Sports Writer Cambridge, Mass. — Beating Yale year after year has its advantages, but Harvard defensive back Norman Hayes still felt as if he were missing something. “The Game is The Game, but this game is a little more special for the seniors,” he said this week as Harvard prepared to face Yale on Saturday for the 131st time. …

And a Boola To You

Thursday, November 20, 2014

To all you Dartmouth football fans out there, I have a song for you: Boola Boola. Yes, that hated Yale chorus will hold special meaning in the hearts of Big Green supporters on Saturday when the once-beaten Elis play at unbeaten Harvard starting at 12:30 with a piece …

SEC Powers Get Breather

Thursday, November 20, 2014

College Station, Texas — Texas A&M, LSU and Kentucky are off this week and five other teams in the Southeastern Conference get a respite from the rigors of league play with nonconference games. It’s a nice break for …

Brown, Princeton Fall in Nonleague Contests

Thursday, November 20, 2014

Worcester, Mass. — Eric Green scored 16 points and three other Crusaders were in double figures in Holy Cross’ 80-65 victory over Brown on Wednesday night. Anthony Thompson added 15 points and Justin Burrell and Malachi Alexander 14 …

Harvard Shuts Door on Dartmouth Hockey

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Hanover — The year was 1953. A postage stamp cost 3 cents, while a U.S. citizen’s average annual income was $4,011. The Korean War ended, the first polio vaccine was developed and, on Jan. 10, Dartmouth College was …

Cornell Beats Colgate to Match 2013 Win Total — Two

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Ithica, n.y. — Devin Cherry scored 21 points and Cornell rallied from a nine-point halftime deficit to defeat in-state rival Colgate 58-52 on Tuesday. The Big Red (2-1) matched last year’s win total, which only included one Division I win. Both wins this year have been against D-I …

The Stay-at-Home Type: Big Green Men’s Soccer Draws Fordham for NCAAs

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Hanover — Ram tough? The Dartmouth College men’s soccer team will find out this week. The Big Green will host Fordham in a NCAA Division I tournament first-round match at Burnham Field on Thursday. Dartmouth earned the invitation …

More Honors for Savage

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

Hanover — Dartmouth’s Ali Savage has been named to the National Field Hockey Coaches Association All-Northeast Region first team for the third straight year. A senior co-captain, Savage produced a solid senior campaign that also netted all-Ivy League …

Yale Drubs D-III Foe for First Victory

Tuesday, November 18, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Jack Montague and Sam Downey scored 18 points apiece to lead Yale past Newbury 97-51 on Monday night. Matt Townsend added 14 points for Yale (1-1), which made 51.3 percent of its 76 shots, …

Holy Cross Topples No. 25 Harvard

Monday, November 17, 2014

The Associated Press Boston — Justin Burrell scored 16 points, including a pair of free throws to give Holy Cross the lead with 2 minutes left on Sunday as the Crusaders beat No. 25 Harvard 58-57. Wesley Saunders scored 24 with 12 rebounds for the Crimson (1-1), who …

Florida St. Back on Top

Monday, November 17, 2014

By Ralph D. Russo AP College Football Writer Florida State is No. 1 again in The Associated Press college football poll in another comeback of sorts for a team with a season full of remarkable rallies. The Seminoles (10-0) were preseason No. 1 before being replaced by Mississippi …