College Sports

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 …

Throw a Flag: Buckeyes Flub Entrance

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

Arlington, Texas — Ohio State didn’t exactly make a grand entrance at the national championship game. Usually, the Buckeyes race onto the field from the tunnel led by four students carrying large flags that spell out O-H-I-O. This …

Oregon’s Tyner Wants Positive End

Monday, January 12, 2015

The Associated Press Dallas — Thomas Tyner’s struggles this season are largely inconsequential to him now that Oregon is in the national championship game. The Ducks’ running back came into his sophomore season with such promise, but was …

In From the Cold: College Playoff Finalists a Breath of Fresh Air From North

Monday, January 12, 2015

Dallas — Ohio State players in blazers shuffled past shoveled snow on their way to the team bus. Oregon players were bundled in sweat suits, many using the hoods to stave off the cold. Nothing unusual in the …

Cats Scratch Past Dartmouth

Monday, January 12, 2015

Hanover — According to Dartmouth College men’s hockey coach Bob Gaudet, his team played its most impressive hockey of the last decade Sunday against No. 12 Vermont. Unfortunately for the Big Green, that was only during the first …

UNH Victorious Again, Stops UMBC

Monday, January 12, 2015

Baltimore — Jacoby Armstrong scored 16 points to help New Hampshire hold off Maryland-Baltimore County 63-60 on Sunday. Daniel Dion added 13 points while Matt Miller and Jaleen Smith had 11 apiece for the Wildcats (8-8, 1-2 America …

College Roundup: Big Green Women Sink Crimson

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Boston — Junior Lakin Roland led four Big Green players in double figures with 25 points and nine rebounds, as the Dartmouth College women’s basketball team defeated Harvard, 76-61, on Saturday in the Ivy League opener for both teams. Dartmouth Senior Milica Toskovic added 15 points on 4-of-9 …

Ivy/New England Basketball: UVM Tops Stony Brook

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Burlington — Ethan O’Day scored 16 points and Kurt Steidl added 13 to lead the Vermont men in a 71-57 victory over Stony Brook on Saturday. Jameel Warney made six-straight Stony Brook points to bring the Seawolves within five, 62-57, with 4:09 left to play after trailing by …

Athletics Trade for Versatile All-Star

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Oakland, Calif. — The Oakland Athletics acquired infielders Ben Zobrist and Yunel Escobar from the Tampa Bay Rays for catcher John Jaso and two minor leaguers Saturday in a trade between teams that have been real busy this …

Sharing Secrets: How do Ohio State, Oregon Trade Tips?

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Dallas — When Urban Meyer took a year off from coaching, he made a trip to Oregon to visit a friend — then-Ducks defensive coordinator Nick Aliotti — and to find out how Chip Kelly was running the …

Men’s College Basketball: Kentucky Survives Scare

Sunday, January 11, 2015

College Station, Texas — Tyler Ulis put No. 1 Kentucky ahead with a 3-pointer deep in double overtime and the Wildcats stayed unbeaten, holding off Texas A&M 70-64 on Saturday. It was tied at 63 when Ulis hit …