College Sports

Cats Edge Danes

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Durham, n.h. — Tanner Leissner’s 3-point play gave New Hampshire the lead with 15.4 seconds left and the Wildcats held on Thursday night to beat Albany 69-68. Evan Singletary pulled up for a contested 3-point attempt that missed long as time expired for Albany (20-7, 9-3 America East). Leissner finished with 20 points, his third game in a row scoring at least 20 for New Hampshire (15-9, 8-3). The Wildcats …

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 …

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. …

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 …

College Roundup: Early Goals Sink Big Green Men’s Hockey

Saturday, February 6, 2016

New Haven, Conn. — Three first-period goals caused the majority of the damage Friday night at Ingalls Rink as Yale defeated the Dartmouth men’s hockey team, 5-1, in a battle of ranked programs. The 11th-ranked Bulldogs (13-5-4, 7-4-3) swept the season series with the 20th-ranked Big Green (11-10-1, …

Net Loss: Once-Powerful Dartmouth Women Struggle on the Ice

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Hanover — The last time the Dartmouth College women’s hockey team won a game, Ben Carson was a relevant presidential candidate, gasoline cost more than $2 per gallon and rock singer Scott Weiland was still alive. The Big …

Jack Riley, Dartmouth Grad and U.S. Olympic Coach, Dies

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Hanover — Jack Riley, a key contributor to the Dartmouth College men’s hockey program on either side of World War II who went on to a storied college and international hockey coaching career, died on Wednesday at the …

Villanova Thumps Creighton

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Villanova, Pa. — Kris Jenkins scored 22 points, Jalen Brunson had 16 and No. 3 Villanova rolled past Creighton 83-58 on Wednesday night. Josh Hart added 13 points and nine rebounds for the Wildcats (19-3, 9-1 Big East), …

No. 1 Oklahoma Cruises

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Norman, Okla. — Buddy Hield scored 17 points to help No. 1 Oklahoma defeat TCU 95-72 on Tuesday night. Hield, the nation’s No. 2 scorer, was held well below his 26.2 average, but he shot an efficient 7-for-13 from the field and made 3-of-8 3-point attempts. Hield was …

Louisville Trips Up Tar Heels

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Louisville, Ky. — Damion Lee scored 24 points, including two free throws with 8.3 seconds remaining, to help No. 19 Louisville upset No. 2 North Carolina 71-65 on Monday night, ending the Tar Heels’ 12-game winning streak. After scoring just six points in Saturday’s loss to then-No. 11 …

BU, BC in Beanpot Final

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Boston — Robbie Baillargeon and Charlie McAvoy scored first-period goals and defending Beanpot champion Boston University beat Northeastern 3-1 Monday night to set up a tournament championship against Boston College. BC beat Harvard 3-2 in the first game. The Terriers are headed to their 51st Beanpot championship in …

Warm Weather, Hot Scorer

Monday, February 1, 2016

Dartmouth College forward Jack Barre celebrates a goal while playing on Hanover’s Occom Pond with a pack of youngsters on Sunday during a Skate With the Big Green event featuring the school’s men’s and women’s hockey players. Barre …

Iowa Rebounds From Loss, Tops Northwestern

Monday, February 1, 2016

Iowa City, Iowa — Peter Jok had 22 of his 26 points in the second half to help third-ranked Iowa blow past Northwestern 85-71 on Sunday. Jarrod Uthoff scored 23 points for the Hawkeyes (17-4, 8-1 Big Ten), who sent Northwestern to its fifth straight loss. Uthoff shook …