College Sports

Butler's Alexander Barlow (3), goes against UNC's J.P. Tokoto (13) during their game in the Battle 4 Atlantis basketball tournament in Paradise Island, Bahamas, Wednesday Nov. 26, 2014. (AP Photo/Tim Aylen)

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 tournament for the second time in two meetings. Butler beat North Carolina at the Maui Invitational in 2012, blowing the game open in the first half of that meeting. Butler will face Oklahoma in the semifinals. North Carolina will play UCLA in the consolation round. No. 2 Wisconsin 72, UAB 43 Paradise …

Return of the Green Machine: Dartmouth Riding High After Second-Place Showing

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Hanover — Optimism surrounding the Dartmouth College football team has built steadily in recent years, rising to new heights this fall as the Big Green finished 8-2 overall and 6-1 in Ivy League play, good for second place behind undefeated Harvard. It was the program’s best campaign since 1997. “From the beginning of …

Tarczewski Leads Cats

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Lahaina, Hawaii — Claremont’s Kaleb Tarczewski scored 18 points, Gabe York added 15 and No. 3 Arizona hung on to win its first close game of the season, beating Kansas State 72-68 in the Maui Invitational semifinals. Arizona (5-0) had rolled through its first four games despite some slow starts and shot 53 …

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 …

As Dartmouth Football Senior Day Approaches, a Closer Look at a Vital Quartet

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

On Saturday, the Dartmouth College football team will host Brown in its home finale and the final game on Memorial Field for its 27 seniors. The campaign concludes at Princeton next week, in a game that could have …

Local Roundup: Dartmouth’s Williams an Ivy Honoree Again

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Hanover — This is starting to get repetitious … in a good way. Thanks to a record-setting afternoon in terms of total yards accumulated, Dartmouth College junior quarterback Dalyn Williams was chosen as co-winner of the Ivy League’s …