College Sports

Pitino Awaits NCAA Interview

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Louisville coach Rick Pitino said he is still waiting to be interviewed by the NCAA about allegations by an escort that a former Cardinals staffer hired her and other dancers for sex parties at the team’s dormitory. University President James Ramsey Friday announced a self-imposed one-year postseason ban for the men’s basketball team after the school’s investigation into allegations revealed violations did occur. Pitino has said he did not know …

No. 1 UConn Women Beat No. 2 South Carolina

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Columbia, s.c. — Breanna Stewart had 25 points and 10 rebounds as No. 1 UConn again proved who rules the women’s game, running past No. 2 South Carolina 66-54 on Monday night. The Gamecocks had won their first 22 games and, in front of their first sold out crowd at 18,000-seat Colonial Life Arena, figured to give the three-time defending NCAA champion Huskies …

In a First, One Goal Enough to Win Beanpot

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Boston — Alex Tuch scored 1:57 into overtime on Monday night, and Boston College beat Boston University for its 20th Beanpot championship in the first 1-0 game in tournament’s 64-year history. The Green Line rivals played a spirited but scoreless three regulation periods, which also included a 30-minute delay when a power surge …

Philly’s ‘Big 5’ Series Turns 60

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Philadelphia — Temple coach Fran Dunphy was distracted just enough by yet another round of cheers that reverberated around the Palestra that he wanted to leave his team during a timeout and recognize some former greats himself. “I …

No. 9 Iowa Holds Off Rutgers

Thursday, January 21, 2016

Piscataway, n.j. — Peter Jok scored a career-high 29 points and No. 9 Iowa shook off pesky Rutgers in the second half in posting a harder-than-expected 90-76 victory on Thursday night. Jarrod Uthoff and Anthony Clemmons added 20 points apiece as the Hawkeyes (15-3, 6-0) won their eighth …

In Brief: Pats Linebacker Rescues Woman From Car Crash

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Foxborough, Mass. — New England Patriots linebacker Darius Fleming didn’t hesitate when he saw a woman trapped in a smoking car: He kicked out the window, enabling her to escape. But Fleming cut his right leg in the process, and he soon began to worry about how coach …

No. 2 UNC Tops Wake

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Chapel Hill, n.c. — Brice Johnson had 27 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 2 North Carolina beat Wake Forest 83-68 on Wednesday night for its 10th straight win. The Tar Heels (17-2, 6-0ACC) had little trouble extending their best start to conference play since 2000-01. They never …

Freshman Leads Oklahoma St. Past No. 3 Kansas

Tuesday, January 19, 2016

Stillwater, Okla. — Freshman Jawun Evans had 22 points, eight assists and six rebounds to help Oklahoma State upset No. 3 Kansas 86-67 on Tuesday night. The Cowboys beat Kansas in Stillwater for the third straight time and the fifth in seven years. Jeff Newberry scored 13 points …

Badgers Stun No. 4 Mich. State

Monday, January 18, 2016

Madison, Wis. — Ethan Happ scored underneath the basket with 10 seconds left and Wisconsin beat No. 4 Michigan State 77-76 on Sunday. The Spartans had a final chance to win but Denzel Valentine missed a 3-pointer and …

College Roundup: Big Green Holds Off Saints, 4-2

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Hanover — A wild affair ended Saturday night with the Dartmouth College men’s hockey team clinging to a 4-2 ECAC Hockey win against No. 18 St. Lawrence at Thompson Arena. The play of senior goalie Charles Grant early in the game helped the Big Green (8-8-1, 5-5-0) weather …

Big Green Chomps Gators

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Hanover — Dunks were thrown down and a scoring record fell Saturday during the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team’s 121-56 defeat of Pine Manor at Leede Arena. The Big Green eclipsed its single-game points mark by nine and …

College Basketball: No. 1 Kansas Holds Off TCU

Sunday, January 17, 2016

Lawrence, Kan. — Wayne Selden Jr. scored 11 points, Carlton Bragg and Cheick Diallo provided a boost off the bench, and No. 1 Kansas slogged past TCU 70-63 on Saturday. Bragg had 10 points, as did Perry Ellis and Devonte Graham. Diallo had nine points and nine rebounds …

So, What Is a Pine Manor?

Saturday, January 16, 2016

Hanover — First the sad news: Former stripper Busty Heart is unable to attend today’s men’s basketball game between Dartmouth College and visiting Pine Manor College. Heart, who studied at the tiny Boston-area school during the early 1980s, …