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College Sports

UVM Rolls in Tourney Opener

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Burlington — Hector Harold hit four 3-pointers and finished with 14 points as No. 2 seed Vermont rolled to a 66-39 victory over seventh-seeded Maryland-Baltimore County in an America East Conference men’s tournament quarterfinal on Wednesday night. Vermont (18-12) will host third-seeded Stony Brook (22-10) in a semifinal on Sunday. Ethan O’Day scored 12 points, Drew Urquhart 10, and Trae Bell-Haynes chipped in eight with five assists and four steals …

One Person Can Provide Answers in Duke Sexual Assault Case

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

We still don’t know exactly what happened regarding sexual assault allegations against Rasheed Sulaimon, but we do know this: In matters concerning his basketball program, Mike Krzyzewski is accountable to no one at Duke University. Any superiors are superiors in title only. He may have an athletic director, but he has no boss. …

Lowly Rutgers Makes Terps Perspire

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Piscataway, n.j. — Dez Wells scored six straight points after Rutgers tied the game late in the second half and No. 10 Maryland won its sixth straight game, a much-harder than expected 60-50 victory over the Scarlet Knights on Tuesday night. Wells finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Terps (25-5, 13-4 Big Ten) sent Rutgers (10-20, 2-15) to its 13th …

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 …

Harvard, Yale Still Tied Atop Ivies

Saturday, February 21, 2015

Boston — Wesley Saunders scored 15 points, Steve Moundou-Missi had 14 and Harvard kept pace with Yale at the top of the Ivy League standings with a 69-46 win over Penn on Friday. Siyani Chambers had 10 points for the Crimson (18-5, 8-1), which won its sixth straight. …

NCAA Champs Stop Green in Overtime

Friday, February 20, 2015

Hanover — Smelling an upset Friday, the Dartmouth College women’s hockey team was instead left with the sour stench of defeat after Clarkson rallied for a 2-1 overtime victory at Thompson Arena. The No. 7 Golden Knights, defending …

Iron Goalie Stands Tall for Big Green

Friday, February 20, 2015

Hanover — One afternoon earlier this month, Robyn Chemago spent a few minutes seated in the Thompson Arena equipment room, attaching a strip of thick, chromed caging to the helmet she wears while tending goal for the Big …

Duke Prevails in OT

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Durham, n.c. — Quinn Cook scored 22 points and No. 4 Duke beat No. 15 North Carolina 92-90 in overtime on Wednesday night. In a thriller befitting college basketball’s fiercest rivalry, the Blue Devils (23-3, 10-3 Atlantic Coast …

Tarkanian Has Vegas Tribute

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Las Vegas — The Las Vegas Strip is set to dim arguably its most famous feature — those ever-present lights — to honor legendary UNLV men’s basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian, who died Feb. 11 at the age of 84. Every major Las Vegas Strip casino-hotel, plus a few …

After Kentucky, Who’s the Top Team?

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

There’s no argument about who is No. 1. The second-best team in the nation behind Kentucky, however, is up for debate. This week, Virginia is the No. 2 in the Top 25. But Gonzaga keeps winning out West. …