College Sports

Georgetown's Paul White (13) goes for the shot against Wisconsin's Duje Dukan (13), in white, during their game in the Battle 4 Atlantis basketball tournament in Paradise Island, Bahamas, Thursday Nov. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Tim Aylen)

No. 2 Wisconsin Rallies Past Hoyas

Friday, November 28, 2014

The Associated Press Paradise Island, Bahamas — Sam Dekker scored 17 points, Nigel Hayes’ acrobatic tip-in with 20 seconds left capped his 15-point day, and No. 2 Wisconsin needed to rally in the second half to beat Georgetown 68-65 on Thursday in the Battle 4 Atlantis semifinals. The Badgers hadn’t trailed in the second half this season, but found themselves …

TCU Makes Statement

Friday, November 28, 2014

The Associated Press Austin, Texas — Trevone Boykin passed for two touchdowns and ran for another, and No. 6 TCU earned a dominating 48-10 win over Texas on Thursday night that kept alive its hope of pushing into the College Football Playoff. The win kept the Horned Frogs (10-1, 7-1) in the hunt for their first Big 12 title. The question is whether …

Butler Upends No. 5 UNC

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Paradise Island, Bahamas — Alex Barlow and Kelan Martin each scored 17 points and Butler hung on to upset No. 5 North Carolina 74-66 on Wednesday in the opening game of the Battle 4 Atlantis. Roosevelt Jones added 12 points for the Bulldogs (4-0), who topped the Tar Heels in an early season …

College Basketball: Arizona Rolls in Opener

Friday, November 14, 2014

Tucson, Ariz. — Brandon Ashley scored a career-high 21 points in his return to the lineup, and No. 2 Arizona shook off a shaky start to open the season with a 78-55 win over Mount St. Mary’s on …

Miss. St., Bama Ready to Clash

Friday, November 14, 2014

Tuscaloosa, Ala. — This Alabama-Mississippi State game is about current stars such as Dak Prescott and Amari Cooper, not the number of stars once bestowed as recruits. If history and pedigree are on the fourth-ranked Crimson Tide’s side entering today’s mega-SEC West showdown, the Bulldogs are the ones …

Bulldogs Spoil Big Green’s Home Opener

Friday, November 14, 2014

Hanover — For a sport built on ice, sometimes a hockey team needs to strike while the iron is hot to enjoy success. Dartmouth didn’t in a 4-1 ECAC Hockey League loss to Yale at Thompson Arena on …

Start Strong, Finish Better: Dartmouth Hockey Looks to Establish Consistency

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Hanover — Kicking off a season 1-1-1 isn’t usually notable, but when your squad began the previous campaign 0-8, a .500 start is just fine, thank you. The Dartmouth College men’s hockey team finds itself in that situation …

It’s All About Team as College Hoop Season Tips Off

Thursday, November 13, 2014

The 2013-14 college basketball season was known as the year of the freshman. With the likes of one-and-doners like Andrew Wiggins, Jabari Parker and Aaron Gordon, it lived up to the billing, too. This season, the stars aren’t …

Picking the Hoop Champs

Thursday, November 13, 2014

Virginia was one of college basketball’s unexpected success stories last season, winning 30 games and finishing two games ahead of the field in the ACC. The previous year, it was Miami that won a regular-season title in that conference. Can anyone repeat those surprising runs to first place? …

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Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Local Roundup: Chargers Advance in ECAC Tourney

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

New London — Colby-Sawyer senior Carlton Wheeler-Omiunu scored 47 seconds into overtime to lift the Chargers past Albertus Magnus, 4-3 in the Eastern College Athletic Conference men’s soccer quarterfinals on Wednesday afternoon. Colby-Sawyer (12-6-2) advanced to the ECAC semifinals for the first time in program history. On Saturday, …

ACC’s Hall of Fame Hoop Coaches Set High Standard

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

It doesn’t happen this season but maybe it will the next, or the one after that. At some point, based simply on luck of the draw — or misfortune of the draw — an ACC head coach might …

Commentary: Time to Replace the NCAA

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

In defending its alabaster-pure reputation, the NCAA likes to criminalize others. Recently, it sentenced Georgia running back Todd Gurley to “40 hours of community service” for selling his autograph. But I’ve been leafing through the sheaves of the NCAA rulebook, and in a diligent search of its 432 …