College Sports

Wisconsin's Josh Gasser reacts after a teammate scores on a fast break during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Michigan State Sunday, March 1, 2015, in Madison, Wis. Wisconsin won 68-61. (AP Photo/Andy Manis)

No. 5 Wisconsin Earns Share of Big Ten Title

Monday, March 2, 2015

Madison, Wis. — Frank Kaminsky scored 31 points in his final home game, sophomore Nigel Hayes added 14 and No. 5 Wisconsin clinched at least a share of the Big Ten regular-season title with a 68-61 victory Sunday over Michigan State. Kaminsky celebrated Senior Day with a dominating performance, going 11 of 17 from the field for the Badgers (26-3, 14-2). The Spartans (19-10, 10-6) trailed by 22 points before rallying in the second half. Bryn Forbes’ open 3 from the corner got them within 64-53 with about 2:30 left. But Michigan State had no answer for Kaminsky. Connecticut 81 No. 21 SMU 73 Hartford, …

College Roundup: Big Green Hoop Sweeps Cornell

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Hanover, n.h. — Junior Lakin Roland finished with 17 points and sophomore Fanni Szabo had 16 as the Dartmouth College women’s basketball team defeated Cornell, 54-35, on Senior Night at Leede Arena. Sophomore Katie Vareika chipped in nine points all from the outside and the Big Green (13-13, 3-9 Ivy League) shot 38.5 …

New England/Ivy Basketball: Crimson Tames Lions

Sunday, March 1, 2015

New York — Wesley Saunders scored 21 points and the Harvard men rebounded from a loss at Cornell to beat Columbia, 80-70 Saturday night and set up a first-place showdown at home against Yale in the penultimate Ivy League game Friday night. Harvard (20-6, 10-2) owned sole-possession of first place prior to the 57-49 loss and the Crimson wasted little time in making …

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 …

College Roundup: Big Green Edges Out Big Red

Friday, February 13, 2015

Hanover — Senior Eric Neiley scored with 7:59 left in regulation to lift the Dartmouth College men’s hockey team to a 3-2 victory over visiting Cornell Friday night at Thompson Arena. Neiley earned his second game-winning goal of …

Big Red Escapes With Overtime Win

Friday, February 13, 2015

Hanover — The lone sound in the Dartmouth College men’s basketball locker room late Friday evening was that of gushing shower head. The mood was somber, for the Big Green had let Ivy League foe Cornell off the …

Memory Lane: Dartmouth Celebrates Its Trail-Blazing NCAA Tourney Teams

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Hanover — In their current form, the NCAA men’s hockey semifinals and title game are gaudily marketed as the “Frozen Four,” a trio of nationally-televised games played before big crowds in NHL arenas. Media coverage is extensive, the …