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 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 …

UVM Downs UNH

Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Durham, n.h. — Ethan O’Day scored 19 points on 8-for-12 shooting from the field and Vermont won its third straight game by beating New Hampshire 66-50 Wednesday night. Kurt Steidl added 13 points and seven rebounds for Vermont (13-9, 5-2 America East). O’Day and Steidl scored 20 of …