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College Roundup: Undefeated Tigers Swamp Big Green

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Hanover — Alex Wheatley scored 17 points and Annie Tarakchian and Blake Dietrick each had 15 to lead No. 19 Princeton to an 83-65 win over the Dartmouth College women’s basketball team on Saturday. Coming off a three-week break for finals, the Tigers (19-0, 3-0 Ivy League) handily won two road games to match top-ranked South Carolina as the only unbeaten teams remaining. Princeton shot 69 percent in the first …

Vermont, New Hampshire Post Victories

Sunday, February 1, 2015

West Hartford, Conn. — Kurt Steidl scored 16 points and Vermont held Hartford to its lowest point total of the season in a 65-46 win on Saturday. Dre Wills and Hector Harold had 10 points apiece for the Catamounts (12-10, 7-2 America East) and freshman Cam Ward had a season-best 13 rebounds to go with eight points. Justin Graham had 10 points for …

No. 2 Cavs Suffer 1st Loss

Sunday, February 1, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. — Tyus Jones scored 17 points and hit a clinching 3-pointer with about 10 seconds remaining Saturday night as No. 4 Duke ended No. 2 Virginia’s 21-game home winning streak, 69-63. Jones’ 3-pointer was the fourth in the last four minutes for the Blue Devils (18-3, 5-3 ACC), who had missed …

College Basketball: Duke Handles Louisville

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Louisville, Ky. — Jahlil Okafor scored 14 of his 18 points in the second half, Amile Jefferson added 19 and No. 4 Duke dominated No. 6 Louisville inside in a 63-52 victory Saturday. Staggered by a 16-point loss …

As Good as Gold: Golden Shines in Big Green’s Win

Sunday, January 18, 2015

Hanover — Thanks to a Golden performance during an otherwise unattractive game, the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team knocked off New Jersey Institute of Technology, 62-53, on Saturday afternoon at Leede Arena. That’s the same bunch of Highlanders …

Field Goals Lift East Stars Past West

Sunday, January 18, 2015

St. Petersburg, Fla. — Marvin Kloss made the short trip from the University of South Florida and kicked his way to an MVP award. Kloss made four field goals to help the East beat the West 19-3 on Saturday in the 90th East-West Shrine Classic. “I was hoping …

Ex-AD: Four Teams Right for Playoff

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Oxon Hill, Md. — Former West Virginia athletic director and selection committee member Oliver Luck said the College Football Playoff should stick with the four-team model because “it should be hard to get into the playoff.” Luck has started a new job with the NCAA. He had been …

Commentary: Maybe Joe Will Get His Statue Back, Too

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Feckless, arrogant, self-aggrandizing, inept — if you needed just one episode to illustrate everything wrong about Mark Emmert’s tenure as NCAA boss, he just handed it over, tied up with a bow. No matter how Emmert and his lawyers try to spin it, the settlement announced Friday in …

Saints Slip Past Big Green

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Hanover — Mama presumably told the Dartmouth College men’s hockey team there would be nights like Friday’s 3-2 loss to visiting St. Lawrence. That doesn’t make them any easier to take. It’s hard enough to dominate almost all …

Irish Edge Yellow Jackets

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Atlanta — Jerian Grant scored 12 points, Steve Vasturia added 11 points and No. 12 Notre Dame beat Georgia Tech 62-59 on Wednesday night. Despite the absence of starting forward Zach Auguste, the Fighting Irish (16-2, 4-1 Atlantic Coast Conference) secured their best start to a season since …

Commentary: For Buckeyes, the Fun Has Just Begun

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Get used to this. Get used to scarlet and gray on New Year’s Day, to silver helmets covered in both Buckeye stickers and confetti, to Urban Meyer thrusting trophies in the air. Get used to Ohio State sitting …

Virginia Throttles Clemson

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. — Malcolm Brogdon scored 16 points, and No. 2 Virginia took command with a 29-6 run to start the second half of a 65-42 victory against Clemson on Tuesday night. Justin Anderson added 15 points for …

This One Counts: Ohio State Overpowers Oregon in First Playoff Finale

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Arlington, Texas — Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 246 yards and four touchdowns and Ohio State won the first national title in college football’s playoff era, running over Oregon 42-20 Monday night. Elliott scored three straight times in the …