College Sports

UVM Rolls in Tourney Opener

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Burlington — Hector Harold hit four 3-pointers and finished with 14 points as No. 2 seed Vermont rolled to a 66-39 victory over seventh-seeded Maryland-Baltimore County in an America East Conference men’s tournament quarterfinal on Wednesday night. Vermont (18-12) will host third-seeded Stony Brook (22-10) in a semifinal on Sunday. Ethan O’Day scored 12 points, Drew Urquhart 10, and Trae Bell-Haynes chipped in eight with five assists and four steals …

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. …

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 …

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 …

No. 1 S. Carolina Rolls Past LSU

Thursday, February 12, 2015

Columbia, s.c. — A’ja Wilson scored a career-high 26 points and top-ranked South Carolina rode a 28-6 first-half run to rout the LSU Tigers 86-62 on Thursday night. Twelve steals and 18 fast-break points from freshman of the year candidate Wilson broke open a close game as the …

Dartmouth Senior Hopes for Smooth End to Rocky Career

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Hanover — Gabas Maldunas’ best basketball is almost certainly ahead of him. Unfortunately for the Dartmouth College men’s basketball team, all but eight games of the senior center’s college career are in the rearview mirror. Hosting Ivy League …

Commentary: Tarkanian Not Afraid to Fight NCAA

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Jerry Tarkanian’s nickname, “Tark the Shark,” really didn’t fit. Yes, it rhymed, and the Shark mascot that Nevada-Las Vegas adopted in his honor became an iconic part of the program during the 19 seasons that he starred on …

College Basketball: Vermont Clobbers UMass Lowell

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Burlington — Ethan O’Day scored 21 points and led five players in double figures as Vermont clobbered UMass Lowell 96-53 on Wednesday night. O’Day finished with 9-of-11 shooting from the field for the Catamounts (15-10, 10-2 America East). …

Unbeaten Kentucky Holds Off LSU

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Baton Rouge, La. — Willie Cauley-Stein scored 15 points and top-ranked Kentucky stayed unbeaten with another tough road win, 71-69 over LSU when the Tigers missed a 3-pointer that could have won it at the buzzer Tuesday night. Devin Booker added 14 and Andrew Harrison had 13 for …

Huskies Out-Game Gamecocks

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Storrs, Conn. — Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 23 points and Breanna Stewart added 22 to help No. 2 UConn beat top-ranked South Carolina 87-62 on Monday night. Moriah Jefferson had 16 points for the Huskies (23-1), who improved to …