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No. 1 UConn Women Beat No. 2 South Carolina

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Columbia, s.c. — Breanna Stewart had 25 points and 10 rebounds as No. 1 UConn again proved who rules the women’s game, running past No. 2 South Carolina 66-54 on Monday night. The Gamecocks had won their first 22 games and, in front of their first sold out crowd at 18,000-seat Colonial Life Arena, figured to give the three-time defending NCAA champion Huskies (23-0) their sternest test of the season. …

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 but scoreless three regulation periods, which also included a 30-minute delay when a power surge …

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 game, facing off tonight at TD Garden. Since Harvard last won the title in 1993, …

Big Green Men Can’t Hold Lead

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Hanover — Crashing back to earth with a double thud this weekend, the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team hit the deck hard during a Friday setback against Columbia, then endured the equivalent of whiplash Saturday with a come-from-ahead 77-73 loss to Cornell. Any momentum gained the previous weekend …

Diminutive Guards Have Scoring Touch

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Some of college basketball’s smallest players are putting up some of its biggest numbers. One of the funkier quirks of a season full of them is that four of the country’s top five scorers entering Friday’s games were …

Big Green Tops Lions in OT

Saturday, January 30, 2016

New York — In a game that featured a back-and-forth second half with more than 10 lead changes Friday, the Dartmouth women’s basketball team prevailed over Columbia in overtime, 76-73. The victory improves the Big Green to 7-12 overall, 2-1 in the Ivy League, while the Lions fell …

College Basketball: Bulldogs Win Seventh Straight

Saturday, January 30, 2016

New Haven, Conn. — Brandon Sherrod made all seven of his field goal attempts and scored 19 points on Friday night, leading Yale to an 81-58 win over Penn. Justin Sears added 16 points and Makai Mason 14 for the Bulldogs (12-5, 3-0 Ivy), who won their seventh …

Sudden Slide: Big Green’s Big Lead Slips Away Against No. 1 Bobcats

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Hanover — Chants of “Overrated!” rang out from the Dartmouth College student section early in the third period of Friday’s men’s hockey game between the hosts and top-ranked Quinnipiac. The Big Green led by three goals and life …

No. 8 Maryland Squeezes Past No. 3 Iowa

Friday, January 29, 2016

College Park, Md. — Robert Carter Jr. and Rasheed Sulaimon each scored 17 points, and No. 8 Maryland used a late charge to beat No. 3 Iowa 74-68 on Thursday night, ending the Hawkeyes’ nine-game winning streak. The Terrapins led 62-60 before freshman center Diamond Stone dunked off …

High Q Rating: Nation’s No. 1 Team Invades Thompson Tonight

Thursday, January 28, 2016

Hanover — The upcoming weekend is a big one for the Dartmouth College men’s hockey team and, no, we’re not referring to the annual avalanche of tennis balls hurled upon the Thompson Arena ice following the first goal …

UVM Downs UNH

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Durham, n.h. — Ethan O’Day scored 19 points on 8-for-12 shooting from the field and Vermont won its third straight game by beating New Hampshire 66-50 Wednesday night. Kurt Steidl added 13 points and seven rebounds for Vermont (13-9, 5-2 America East). O’Day and Steidl scored 20 of …

Hoosiers Fall In Overtime

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Madison, Wis. — Nigel Hayes scored 31 points, Ethan Happ added 25 and Wisconsin snapped No. 19 Indiana’s 12-game winning streak with an 82-79 victory in overtime on Tuesday night. The Badgers (12-9, 4-4 Big Ten) missed several chances in the closing minutes of overtime to put the …

Latest Loss May Send Duke Tumbling From National Polls

Tuesday, January 26, 2016

Coral Gables, Fla. — Senior Angel Rodriguez shook a shooting slump by making three 3-pointers and added a career-high 11 assists to help No. 15 Miami beat No. 24 Duke 80-69 Monday night, the Blue Devils’ fourth loss …