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College Sports

Tide Edge Aggies

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

Tuscaloosa, Ala. — Retin Obasohan scored 16 points and Alabama held off a big rally from No. 15 Texas A&M for a 63-62 victory Wednesday night, the Aggies’ third straight loss. The Crimson Tide (14-9, 5-6 SEC) beat its fourth ranked opponent of Avery Johnson’s debut season despite missing its final three shots. Anthony Collins was fouled on a drive with 2.3 seconds left but missed both free throws for …

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. …

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 …

BC Coach Wins 1,000th Game

Saturday, January 23, 2016

Amherst, Mass. — Jerry York earned his 1,000th career victory Friday night, becoming the first coach in NCAA Division I men’s hockey to reach the milestone. York reached the mark with Boston College’s 8-0 win over Hockey East rival UMass. York, in his 44th season on the bench …

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 …