College Sports

Duke head coach Mike Krzyzewski gives instructions to Tyus Jones (5) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Clemson, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2015, in Durham, N.C. Duke won 78-56. (AP Photo/Karl B DeBlaker)

One Person Can Provide Answers in Duke Sexual Assault Case

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

We still don’t know exactly what happened regarding sexual assault allegations against Rasheed Sulaimon, but we do know this: In matters concerning his basketball program, Mike Krzyzewski is accountable to no one at Duke University. Any superiors are superiors in title only. He may have an athletic director, but he has no boss. Duke basketball is a kingdom, and Krzyzewski, …

Lowly Rutgers Makes Terps Perspire

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Piscataway, n.j. — Dez Wells scored six straight points after Rutgers tied the game late in the second half and No. 10 Maryland won its sixth straight game, a much-harder than expected 60-50 victory over the Scarlet Knights on Tuesday night. Wells finished with 20 points and 10 rebounds as the Terps (25-5, 13-4 Big Ten) sent Rutgers (10-20, 2-15) to its 13th …

No. 2 Virginia Prevails

Monday, March 2, 2015

Syracuse, n.y. — Anthony Gill scored 17 points to lead four Virginia players in double figures and the second-ranked Cavaliers beat Syracuse 59-47 on Monday night to capture the Atlantic Coast Conference regular-season title for the second straight year. This was the supreme test for the offensively challenged Orange (18-12, 9-8), who had …

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 …

Harvard Tops Columbia

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Boston — Wesley Saunders hit a go-ahead shot with 2.9 seconds left to lift the Harvard men over Columbia 72-68 on Friday night. Jonah Travis gave Harvard a 68-62 lead with 3:46 left. Later, Columbia’s Maodo Lo and Jeff Coby hit back-to-back 3-pointers to tie it at 68 …