College Sports

Butler's Alexander Barlow (3), goes against UNC's J.P. Tokoto (13) during their game in the Battle 4 Atlantis basketball tournament in Paradise Island, Bahamas, Wednesday Nov. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Tim Aylen)

Butler Upends No. 5 UNC

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Paradise Island, Bahamas — Alex Barlow and Kelan Martin each scored 17 points and Butler hung on to upset No. 5 North Carolina 74-66 on Wednesday in the opening game of the Battle 4 Atlantis. Roosevelt Jones added 12 points for the Bulldogs (4-0), who topped the Tar Heels in an early season tournament for the second time in two meetings. Butler beat North Carolina at the Maui Invitational in 2012, blowing the game open in the first half of that meeting. Butler will face Oklahoma in the semifinals. North Carolina will play UCLA in the consolation round. No. 2 Wisconsin 72, UAB 43 Paradise …

Return of the Green Machine: Dartmouth Riding High After Second-Place Showing

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Hanover — Optimism surrounding the Dartmouth College football team has built steadily in recent years, rising to new heights this fall as the Big Green finished 8-2 overall and 6-1 in Ivy League play, good for second place behind undefeated Harvard. It was the program’s best campaign since 1997. “From the beginning of …

Tarczewski Leads Cats

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Lahaina, Hawaii — Claremont’s Kaleb Tarczewski scored 18 points, Gabe York added 15 and No. 3 Arizona hung on to win its first close game of the season, beating Kansas State 72-68 in the Maui Invitational semifinals. Arizona (5-0) had rolled through its first four games despite some slow starts and shot 53 …

Local Roundup: Quartet Chosen for Lions Cup

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Concord — Four Upper Valley soccer standouts will represent their schools one last time next summer as members of the New Hampshire roster for the Twin State Lions Cup matches against Vermont. Hanover’s Luke Strohbehn and Susanna Penfield, …

No. 2 Notre Dame Women Smother Harvard, 97-43

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

South Bend, Ind. — Taya Reimer scored 14 points to lead No. 2 Notre Dame to a 97-43 win over visiting Harvard on Monday night. After Notre Dame (5-0) failed to score on its first two possessions, Harvard (2-2) grabbed an early 5-2 lead with a 3 by …

Friars Catch Fire: Dartmouth Out of NCAA Soccer Tourney

Monday, November 24, 2014

Providence, r.i. — During its first 18 games, the Dartmouth College men’s soccer team had outscored its opponents by a 20-9 margin. Suffice to say the Big Green didn’t live up to that statistic Sunday night in an …

No. 1 Not Done

Monday, November 24, 2014

Members of the University of New Hampshire football team celebrate their 20-12 win over Maine on Saturday in Orono, Maine, a victory that gave the Wildcats the undisputed Colonial Athletic Association title. UNH learned on Sunday that it …

Yalie Named Rhodes Scholar

Monday, November 24, 2014

New Haven, Conn. — Yale starting men’s basketball forward Matt Townsend has been awarded a Rhodes scholarship. The 6-foot-7 senior carries a 4.0 grade point average in molecular, cellular and developmental biology. He was one of eight Yale students selected as finalists for the prestigious Oxford University scholarships. …

Cowboys- Giants: Aching QBs Meet

Sunday, November 23, 2014

For Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo, the concern is about his back. While the Giants’ Eli Manning is looking to rebound after one of the worst starts of his career. Romo takes the Dallas Cowboys to New York tonight with a chance to match the win total from their …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth Women’s XC 20th at Nationals

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Terre Haute, Ind. — The Dartmouth women’s cross country team completed its season with a 20th-place finish on Saturday afternoon at the NCAA Championships at Indiana State University’s LaVern Gibson Championship Course. Junior Dana Giordano led the Big Green in the six-kilometer race, taking 45th place in 20 …

With Last-Minute TD, Crimson Crafts a Perfect Ending

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Cambridge, Mass. — The 131st edition of The Game will be remembered for The Finish. Conner Hempel threw a 35-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Fischer with 55 seconds to play and Harvard beat Yale 31-24 to capture the …

Sorry, No Sharing: Big Green Drubs Princeton but Ivy Championship Escapes

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Princeton, N.J. — The Princeton Stadium worker was storing coolers and other pieces of football-related equipment in a closet under the stands Saturday when his chin rose and he sniffed the air outside the visitors’ locker room. “Victory …

For Dartmouth Football, a Good Kind of Hurt

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Princeton, n.j. — Sam Farnham was standing in the Princeton stands, engrossed in the images on his phone, when he heard a familiar voice. “What’s the score?” Dartmouth quarterback Dalyn Williams asked. Farnham, a Dartmouth graduate and friend …