College Sports

John Lattner, Won Heisman in ’53, Dies

Sunday, February 14, 2016

South Bend, Ind. — John Lattner, the 1953 Heisman Trophy winner who helped lead Notre Dame to a 9-0-1 record and a No. 2 ranking in Frank Leahy’s final year as coach, has died. He was 83. His death was confirmed by Notre Dame, and the school held a moment of silence before its basketball game against Louisville on Saturday. Lattner, a two-time All-American, was a halfback, defensive back, punter …

College Roundup: Big Green Second at Carnival

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Lyme Center — The Dartmouth College ski team made a push to catch Vermont on the final day of the Dartmouth Carnival, but ultimately fell 30 points shy of the Catamounts to settle for second after winning the previous two carnivals this season. Vermont won just one of the four events on Saturday, …

Jayhawks Edge Sooners

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Norman, Okla. — Devonte’ Graham scored a career-high 27 points and did a tenacious job defending Buddy Hield to help No. 6 Kansas defeat No. 3 Oklahoma 76-72 on Saturday. Graham made 6 of 9 3-point attempts for the Jayhawks (21-4, 9-3 Big 12), who swept the regular-season series. Kansas won the first …

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 …