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 …

No. 1 UNH Does Barely Enough to Beat Maine, Take CAA Title

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Orono, Maine — New Hampshire overcame six turnovers to beat Maine 20-12 on Saturday, securing the Colonial Athletic Association title and a spot in the FCS Playoffs. New Hampshire (10-1, 8-0) has now won 10 games in a row, a school-record. Sean Goldrich, who came into the game …

Oklahoma RB Sets Single-Game Mark

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Norman, Okla. — Oklahoma freshman Samaje Perine set a major college record by running for 427 yards in a driving rainstorm, scoring five touchdowns and leading the No. 23 Sooners over Kansas 44-7 Saturday. A week after Wisconsin’s …

Saint Joseph’s Bounces Back at UVM’s Expense

Sunday, November 23, 2014

Philadelphia — DeAndre Bembry had 22 points and nine rebounds, Isaiah Miles added 15 points and Saint Joseph’s beat Vermont 68-60 on Saturday night. Bembry scored 16 of his 22 in the second half, Miles made three of seven shots from 3-point range and Aaron Brown chipped in …

Ryder’s on the Storm: Down Three Runners, Canadian Freshman Will Carry Dartmouth’s Hopes

Saturday, November 22, 2014

Hanover — If a rolling stone gathers no moss, then what about speeding, smashing Ryder Stone? Doesn’t seem likely that the plant will attach itself to him, either. Stone hasn’t spent much time standing still during his 19 …

Rivals Lehigh, Lafayette Meet for 150th Time

Friday, November 21, 2014

New York — The memories of the last Lafayette-Lehigh game in which George Hossenlopp played still sting 50 years later. The former Lafayette quarterback was part of college football’s most-played rivalry three times, including the 100th meeting in …

Yale Advances at Kent Tournament

Friday, November 21, 2014

Kent, Ohio — Justin Sears scored 16 points and Javier Duren added 15 with eight rebounds and six assists as Yale defeated Illinois-Chicago 70-58 on Friday in the Men Against Breast Cancer Classic. Yale shot 44.2 percent from …

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 …

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, …

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 …

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 …