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Wisconsin's Josh Gasser reacts after a teammate scores on a fast break during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin won 68-61. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

No. 5 Wisconsin Earns Share of Big Ten Title

Monday, March 2, 2015

Madison, Wis. — Frank Kaminsky scored 31 points in his final home game, sophomore Nigel Hayes added 14 and No. 5 Wisconsin clinched at least a share of the Big Ten regular-season title with a 68-61 victory Sunday over Michigan State. Kaminsky celebrated Senior Day with a dominating performance, going 11 of 17 from the field for the Badgers (26-3, 14-2). The Spartans (19-10, 10-6) trailed by 22 points before rallying in the second half. Bryn Forbes’ open 3 from the corner got them within 64-53 with about 2:30 left. But Michigan State had no answer for Kaminsky. Connecticut 81 No. 21 SMU 73 Hartford, …

College Roundup: Big Green Hoop Sweeps Cornell

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Hanover, n.h. — Junior Lakin Roland finished with 17 points and sophomore Fanni Szabo had 16 as the Dartmouth College women’s basketball team defeated Cornell, 54-35, on Senior Night at Leede Arena. Sophomore Katie Vareika chipped in nine points all from the outside and the Big Green (13-13, 3-9 Ivy League) shot 38.5 …

New England/Ivy Basketball: Crimson Tames Lions

Sunday, March 1, 2015

New York — Wesley Saunders scored 21 points and the Harvard men rebounded from a loss at Cornell to beat Columbia, 80-70 Saturday night and set up a first-place showdown at home against Yale in the penultimate Ivy League game Friday night. Harvard (20-6, 10-2) owned sole-possession of first place prior to the 57-49 loss and the Crimson wasted little time in making …

No. 6 Cats Crush Friars

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Villanova, Pa. — Darrun Hilliard scored 19 of his game-high 24 points in the second half, JayVaughn Pinkston had 16 points and eight rebounds, and No. 6 Villanova clinched at least a share of its second straight Big East regular-season title with an 89-61 rout of No. 25 …

UConn, Notre Dame Women Stretch Streaks

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

New Orleans — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis had 21 points and Breanna Stewart added 16 points and 10 rebounds and No. 1 Connecticut routed Tulane 94-47 on Monday night. Morgan Tuck had 16 points and eight rebounds and Moriah Jefferson added 15 points for the Huskies (27-1, 16-0 American Athletic). …

Retirement? Bagnoli Accepts Columbia’s Call

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

New York (ap) — Columbia has hired Al Bagnoli, who retired as Penn’s coach 13 weeks ago after a long and successful run with the Quakers, to try to revive the Ivy League’s worst football program. Columbia announced the hiring on Monday. The 62-year-old Bagnoli was at Penn …

College Basketball: Virginia Tops FSU

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. — Anthony Gill scored 13 points, Darion Atkins had 11 and No. 2 Virginia overcame a frightening collision of two of its players and beat Florida State 51-41 on Sunday night. The game took a frightening …

College Roundup: Dartmouth Women’s Hockey Falls on Strange Goal

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Hanover — A strange play decided an exciting game Saturday for the Dartmouth College women’s hockey team. The score was tied, 4-4, with four minutes remaining in the regular-season finale against St. Lawrence when a scramble at the …

UNC Honors Smith With Rout

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Chapel Hill, n.c. — No. 15 North Carolina opened the game by scoring on a “Four Corners” play as a tribute to the late Dean Smith, then rolled to an 89-60 victory over Georgia Tech on Saturday. Smith …

No. 1 Connecticut Cruises

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Tulsa, Okla. — Breanna Stewart scored a season-high 28 points, and No. 1 Connecticut defeated Tulsa 92-46 on Saturday afternoon for its 25th straight win. Stewart made 13 of 18 shots to go along with nine rebounds and six blocks for the Huskies (26-1, 15-0 American). Kaleena-Mosqueda-Lewis added …

Princeton Women Bop Harvard, Stay Unbeaten

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Princeton, n.j. — Blake Dietrick had 23 points, eight assists and five rebounds as No. 16 Princeton women beat Harvard 78-57 on Saturday to remain the only undefeated team in women’s Division I basketball. Annie Tarakchian added 17 points and 14 rebounds for the Tigers (25-0, 9-0 Ivy), …

Timing Works in Dartmouth’s Favor

Sunday, February 22, 2015

Hanover — Saturday’s Dartmouth College men’s basketball game ended with an exclamation point, a ferocious block by a roaring Gabas Maldunas that sent his opponent sprawling across the baseline and the ball skidding out of bounds in the …

Big Green Softball Pulls A Shocker

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Tampa, Fla. — Dartmouth pitcher Kristen Rumley got out of a bases-loaded jam in seventh inning, and the Dartmouth College softball team opened its season with a stunning 4-2 upset of 16th-ranked Auburn in the Big Green’s season …