College Sports

Club’s Skating ‘Spectacular’ To Feature Olympians, Students

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Hanover — The Skating Club at Dartmouth will hold its annual Skating Spectacular on Feb. 1 at 4:15 p.m. at Thompson Arena. But football fans need not worry. The show, set for 4:15 p.m., will be about 90 minutes long, leaving “just enough time to get home for the Super Bowl kickoff!” organizers said in a recent news release. This year’s guest skaters include Kim Navarro and Brent Bommentre, a …

Dartmouth Tops Cornell

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Ithaca, n.y. — Senior Eric Neiley scored Dartmouth’s first penalty shot in nearly 12 years and finished with two goals and two assists as the Big Green men’s hockey team defeated Cornell, 5-2, at Lynah Rink. The win gave the Green three out of four possible ECAC Hockey points on the weekend and improve its league record to 4-6-2 and 7-8-4 overall. The …

Dartmouth Men Rally to Shock Mighty Harvard

Sunday, January 25, 2015

Boston — Trailing by 14 points early in the second half, the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team went on a 26-2 run to rally for a stunning 70-61 victory over host and four-time defending Ivy League champion Harvard on Saturday afternoon at Lavietes Pavilion. The victory gave Dartmouth (8-8, 1-1 Ivy) its first …

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 …

Women’s Basketball: No. 3 Longhorns Suffer First Loss

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Ames, Iowa — Seanna Johnson made a layup with 19 seconds left and Iowa State overcame an 18-point deficit to stun third-ranked Texas 59-57 on Saturday, handing the Longhorns their first loss. Nikki Moody had 17 points to …

Crimson Bounces Big Green

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Hanover — Dartmouth College guard Kevin Crescenzi committed his fourth personal foul with two minutes remaining in Saturday night’s Ivy League men’s basketball opener between the Big Green and visiting Harvard. His team clearly headed for defeat and …

College Roundup: Big Green Settles For Tie

Friday, January 9, 2015

Durham, n.h. — The University of New Hampshire erased a two-goal deficit in the third period to earn a 2-2 tie with the Dartmouth College men’s hockey team Friday night at the Whittemore Center. The game was broadcast live to a national television audience on the NBC Sports …

Virginia Outlasts N.C. State

Wednesday, January 7, 2015

Charlottesville, Va. — Justin Anderson scored 16 points and Malcolm Brogdon 14, as No. 3 Virginia weathered a sloppy effort and beat North Carolina State 61-51 on Wednesday for the Cavaliers’ 19th straight home victory. Mike Tobey added 11 points for Virginia (14-0, 2-0 ACC, which used a …

Looking for a Brand: College Football Playoff Hopes to Find Identity

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

New York — The Super Bowl did not start as the Super Bowl. The NCAA men’s basketball tournament eventually came to be known as March Madness, and its semifinals as the Final Four. Now, even the most casual …

No. 1 Kentucky Survives Ole Miss in Overtime

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Lexington, Ky. — Aaron Harrison scored 26 points, including two big free throws with 1:29 remaining in overtime to put Kentucky ahead to stay, and the top-ranked Wildcats withstood three final Mississippi attempts to rally before escaping with an 89-86 victory Tuesday night. Overwhelming favorites against a Mississippi …

Irish Fight Past North Carolina on Late Putback

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

Chapel Hill, n.c. — Zach Auguste scored off a rebound with 1:07 left to help No. 13 Notre Dame hold off No. 18 North Carolina 71-70 on Monday night. Auguste got the lead back for the Fighting Irish …

Ducks Prove More Than a ‘Gimmick’ Offense

Monday, January 5, 2015

Some may have snickered when Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston tried to tell reporters that the Rose Bowl could have gone either way. His point is understandable and one his coach Jimbo Fisher seemed to back up. Never …

No. 5 Louisville Makes Itself at Home in ACC

Monday, January 5, 2015

Winston-Salem, n.c. — Chris Jones scored 20 of his 22 points in the second half and No. 5 Louisville won its Atlantic Coast Conference debut, beating Wake Forest 85-76 on Sunday night. Jones added a career-high 10 assists and Montrezl Harrell had 25 points and 13 rebounds for …