College Sports

College Roundup: Birthday Boy Leads Big Green

Friday, January 30, 2015

Hanover — On his 23rd birthday, Eric Neiley scored one goal and assisted on another as the Dartmouth men’s hockey team defeated Rensselaer, 3-1, at Thompson Arena. Sophomores Troy Crema and Kyle Nickerson found the back of the net for the first time this season as the Big Green (8-8-4, 5-6-1 ECAC) and avenged an earlier loss this season to the Engineers (9-18-1, 7-7-0). Neiley’s birthday goal came on the …

Back on Campus: Dartmouth’s Hugh Jessiman Has Come Full Circle

Thursday, January 29, 2015

Hanover — Earlier this week, Hugh Jessiman was stuck in the New York City area, his flight back to Lebanon delayed for days by inclement weather. Eventually, the airline provided a driver and car to ferry him north, and he arrived back on the Dartmouth College campus and resumed his class schedule. Given …

Albany Edges UVM

Wednesday, January 28, 2015

Burlington — Evan Singletary drained a fade-away 3-pointer with 1.5 seconds left to give Albany a 47-44 victory over Vermont on Wednesday night for its eighth straight win. Albany (13-7, 8-0 America East) has won 11 of its past 12 games and has a two-game lead over Vermont (11-10, 6-2) for first place in the conference. Vermont used a 10-3 surge, capped by …

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 …

South Pomfret’s Joyce May Jump to Field Hockey’s Next Level

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Kellie Joyce recently completed a sparkling field hockey career at the University of New Hampshire, but she’s not about to leave the game behind. Next weekend, the 22-year-old Joyce will be in Lancaster, Pa., trying out for the …

Harbaugh Worth All of $40 Million

Sunday, January 4, 2015

The University of Michigan’s decision last week to commit at least $40 million to Jim Harbaugh over the next seven years raised quite a few eyebrows. Forty million dollars — $5 million a year to start, along with …

UNH Drops League Opener

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Stony Brook, n.y. — Jameel Warney and Rayshaun McGrew each racked up a double-double in scoring and rebounding as Stony Brook survived a blizzard of 3-pointers to defeat New Hampshire 71-61 on Saturday in an America East Conference …

No. 6 Baylor Overpowers Okla. State

Sunday, January 4, 2015

Waco, Texas — Nina Davis had 21 points and 11 rebounds to lead sixth-ranked Baylor to a 61-45 win over No. 18 Oklahoma State on Saturday in the Big 12 opener for both teams. Khadijiah Cave added 15 …