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. …

Jump Shot Pioneer Kenny Sailor Dies At 95

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Laramie, Wyo. — Kenny Sailors, the college basketball Hall of Famer credited by some with being the first to use the modern jump shot, died Saturday. He was 95 . Wyoming athletic director Tom Burman called Sailors a great representative for the university and the state. Sailors led …

College Basketball: No. 1 Sooners Hang On

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Baton Rouge, La. — Buddy Hield made seven of his eight 3-pointers in the second half on his way to a 32-point performance, Isaiah Cousins hit a go-ahead jumper with 4 seconds left and No. 1 Oklahoma overcame a 14-point deficit to escape with a 77-75 victory over …

Ivy League Basketball: Columbia Knocks Off Harvard

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Boston — Alex Rosenberg scored 14 points, including a buzzer-beating jumper, to give Columbia a 55-54 win over Harvard on Saturday night, extending the Lions’ best Ivy League start in 22 years. Corbin Miller missed the front end of a 1-and-1 with 7.2 seconds left to set up …

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 …