College Sports

John Lattner, Won Heisman in ’53, Dies

Sunday, February 14, 2016

South Bend, Ind. — John Lattner, the 1953 Heisman Trophy winner who helped lead Notre Dame to a 9-0-1 record and a No. 2 ranking in Frank Leahy’s final year as coach, has died. He was 83. His death was confirmed by Notre Dame, and the school held a moment of silence before its basketball game against Louisville on Saturday. Lattner, a two-time All-American, was a halfback, defensive back, punter …

College Roundup: Big Green Second at Carnival

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Lyme Center — The Dartmouth College ski team made a push to catch Vermont on the final day of the Dartmouth Carnival, but ultimately fell 30 points shy of the Catamounts to settle for second after winning the previous two carnivals this season. Vermont won just one of the four events on Saturday, …

Jayhawks Edge Sooners

Sunday, February 14, 2016

Norman, Okla. — Devonte’ Graham scored a career-high 27 points and did a tenacious job defending Buddy Hield to help No. 6 Kansas defeat No. 3 Oklahoma 76-72 on Saturday. Graham made 6 of 9 3-point attempts for the Jayhawks (21-4, 9-3 Big 12), who swept the regular-season series. Kansas won the first …

College Roundup: Early Goals Sink Big Green Men’s Hockey

Saturday, February 6, 2016

New Haven, Conn. — Three first-period goals caused the majority of the damage Friday night at Ingalls Rink as Yale defeated the Dartmouth men’s hockey team, 5-1, in a battle of ranked programs. The 11th-ranked Bulldogs (13-5-4, 7-4-3) swept the season series with the 20th-ranked Big Green (11-10-1, …

Net Loss: Once-Powerful Dartmouth Women Struggle on the Ice

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Hanover — The last time the Dartmouth College women’s hockey team won a game, Ben Carson was a relevant presidential candidate, gasoline cost more than $2 per gallon and rock singer Scott Weiland was still alive. The Big …

Jack Riley, Dartmouth Grad and U.S. Olympic Coach, Dies

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Hanover — Jack Riley, a key contributor to the Dartmouth College men’s hockey program on either side of World War II who went on to a storied college and international hockey coaching career, died on Wednesday at the …

Villanova Thumps Creighton

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Villanova, Pa. — Kris Jenkins scored 22 points, Jalen Brunson had 16 and No. 3 Villanova rolled past Creighton 83-58 on Wednesday night. Josh Hart added 13 points and nine rebounds for the Wildcats (19-3, 9-1 Big East), …

No. 1 Oklahoma Cruises

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Norman, Okla. — Buddy Hield scored 17 points to help No. 1 Oklahoma defeat TCU 95-72 on Tuesday night. Hield, the nation’s No. 2 scorer, was held well below his 26.2 average, but he shot an efficient 7-for-13 from the field and made 3-of-8 3-point attempts. Hield was …

Louisville Trips Up Tar Heels

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Louisville, Ky. — Damion Lee scored 24 points, including two free throws with 8.3 seconds remaining, to help No. 19 Louisville upset No. 2 North Carolina 71-65 on Monday night, ending the Tar Heels’ 12-game winning streak. After scoring just six points in Saturday’s loss to then-No. 11 …

BU, BC in Beanpot Final

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Boston — Robbie Baillargeon and Charlie McAvoy scored first-period goals and defending Beanpot champion Boston University beat Northeastern 3-1 Monday night to set up a tournament championship against Boston College. BC beat Harvard 3-2 in the first game. The Terriers are headed to their 51st Beanpot championship in …

Warm Weather, Hot Scorer

Monday, February 1, 2016

Dartmouth College forward Jack Barre celebrates a goal while playing on Hanover’s Occom Pond with a pack of youngsters on Sunday during a Skate With the Big Green event featuring the school’s men’s and women’s hockey players. Barre …

Iowa Rebounds From Loss, Tops Northwestern

Monday, February 1, 2016

Iowa City, Iowa — Peter Jok had 22 of his 26 points in the second half to help third-ranked Iowa blow past Northwestern 85-71 on Sunday. Jarrod Uthoff scored 23 points for the Hawkeyes (17-4, 8-1 Big Ten), who sent Northwestern to its fifth straight loss. Uthoff shook …

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 …