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College Sports

Bulldogs Pull Into First-Place Tie With Crimson

Saturday, February 28, 2015

New Haven, Conn. — Justin Sears had 28 points and 12 rebounds on Friday night and Yale’s men’s basketball team beat Princeton 81-60 to move into a first-place tie with Harvard in the Ivy League. Javier Duren added 19 points and Sears scored 17 of his points in the second half as Yale (20-8, 9-2 Ivy) outscored Princeton 49-25 after trailing by three at halftime. The Bulldogs closed the game …

College Roundup: Big Green Women Drop Playoff Opener

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Potsdam, n.y. — Six goals by five skaters propelled top-seeded Clarkson past the eighth-seeded Dartmouth women’s hockey team, 6-0, in the first game of the ECAC quarterfinal on Friday. The Big Green dipped to 13-14-2 on the season, while the Golden Knights improved to 23-9-3. Clarkson (29-9-3) found the back of the net twice in the span of a minute to take a …

Tennis Balls Fall, Green Soars

Saturday, February 28, 2015

Hanover — The Dartmouth College men’s hockey team’s five-month schedule has, for the moment, come down to the final game of the regular season. When Quinnipiac visits Thompson Arena tonight, there will potentially be a double reward on the line, the sort that could propel the Big Green to significant postseason heights. To …

No. 1 Cats Stay Unbeaten

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

Knoxville, Tenn. — Devin Booker had 18 points and seven rebounds as No. 1 Kentucky picked up its defense in the second half and extended the best start in school history Tuesday night with a 66-48 victory over …

Duke Dressing Up for Dean

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Even after his blog post suggesting a Duke-themed T-shirt to honor Dean Smith received nearly 50,000 hits, there was a point where Aaron Kirschenfeld feared it would never come to fruition. The Duke graduate and North Carolina graduate student had a great idea, but he sensed it was …

Virginia Keeps Pittburgh on Short Leash

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. — Malcolm Brogdon scored 18 points and No. 2 Virginia used a late 8-0 scoring run to beat Pittsburgh 61-49 on Monday night. The Cavaliers (24-1, 12-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) three times held Pittsburgh scoreless for …

Tarczewski, ’Cats Roll

Monday, February 16, 2015

Pullman, Wash. — Brandon Ashley, Rondae Hollis-Jefferson and Claremont native Kaleb Tarczewski each scored 17 points as No. 7 Arizona routed Washington State 86-59 on Sunday night. T.J. McConnell added 14 points for Arizona (22-3, 10-2 Pacific 12), …

Commentary: Ex-KUA Star Connected to Chapel Hill Victims

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Raleigh, n.c. — Abdul-Malik Abu didn’t wear a green ribbon, like the cheerleaders and other students in attendance Wednesday night. He wore only his N.C. State uniform, and that may have been even more appropriate. The senseless murders …

Change Could Boost Defenses

Sunday, February 15, 2015

The play still annoys many Alabama fans who are convinced it was illegal. No, not the Kick-Six that Auburn used to beat the Crimson Tide on the last play of the 2013 Iron Bowl. It was the touchdown …

College Roundup: Big Green Basketball Tames Lions

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Hanover — Miles Wright scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds as Dartmouth beat Columbia 61-49 on Saturday night. Alex Mitola added 13 points for the Big Green (9-13, 2-6 Ivy League). Gabas Maldunas had 11 points and …

Vermont, UNH Win Easily

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Burlington — Ethan O’Day scored a career-high tying 22 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead Vermont to a 74-51 win over Maryland-Baltimore County on Saturday, its fifth straight win. Dre Wills had 10 points and Ryan Pierson pitched in nine for the Catamounts (16-10, 11-2 America East), …

No. 1 Kentucky Now 25-0

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Lexington, Ky. — Willie Cauley-Stein scored 14 points, Aaron Harrison added 11 and No. 1 Kentucky matched the program’s best start by routing South Carolina 77-43 on Saturday. The Wildcats’ 25-0 record equaled the 1953-54 squad that rolled …

Tough Love For Green: Colgate Snaps Dartmouth’s Streak

Sunday, February 15, 2015

Tough Love For Green: Colgate Snaps Dartmouth’s Win Streak …