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12-point lead disappears in fourth quarter of UNH’s semifinal loss

Saturday, December 20, 2014

DURHAM – They led by nine at halftime. They were up 12 going into the fourth quarter. And even after their 21-18 semifinal loss yesterday, the Wildcats had a hard time believing they let those leads, and their chance at a national championship, slip away. “I still feel like we have another game to play and it’s just hard,” New …

UNH men’s basketball team falls to Sacred Heart, 73-60

Saturday, December 20, 2014

FAIRFIELD, Conn. – Cane Broome made a career-high 10 field goals and matched a career-best with 25 points to lead the Sacred Heart men’s basketball …

Utah routs Colorado State in Las Vegas Bowl

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Utah quarterback Travis Wilson ran for three touchdowns and passed for another yesterday, leading the No. 23 Utes to a 45-10 rout of Colorado State …

Injuries take their toll as UNH falls in semis

Saturday, December 20, 2014

DURHAM – To their credit, the players and coaches didn’t use it an excuse, but there’s no question injuries played a role in the University of New Hampshire’s 21-18 FCS semifinal loss to No. 5 Illinois State (13-1) …

A look at Illinois State’s fourth-quarter rally

Saturday, December 20, 2014

How Illinois State rallied back from an 18-6 deficit in the fourth quarter to beat UNH, 21-18: Marshaun Coprich 2-yard run (Nick Aussieker kick), 1:45. UNH 18, ISU 13 Drive: 10 plays, 84 yards in 4:06 Tre Roberson 47-yard run (Jon-Marc Anderson run), 7:05. Drive: 9 plays, 89 …

UNH faces ‘complete team’ in FCS semifinals against Illinois State

Saturday, December 20, 2014

DURHAM – The Wildcats want to take the next step. Today they’ll get that chance. New Hampshire reached it’s first FCS semifinal last year, only to suffer a 52-14 loss to North Dakota State, a team that went …

Defending champion North Dakota State beats Sam Houston State, 35-3, to return to final

Saturday, December 20, 2014

FARGO, N.D. – John Crockett ran for three touchdowns and North Dakota State’s defense returned to form with a 35-3 win over Sam Houston State last night in the FCS semifinals. The three-time defending champion Bison (14-1) will …

UNH hockey: Ideas for how the Wildcats can turn things around after a rough first half

Friday, December 19, 2014

The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team is on its break, so with no game to preview for this weekend, it’s appropriate to take a look back at what’s happened to this point. In short: Oy vey. A dramatic 7-4 win road win over Maine eased what …

From humble beginnings, UNH’s Harris becomes all-time ’Cat great

Friday, December 19, 2014

DURHAM – The production, accolades and broken records have become normal expectations for R.J. Harris, and why not? The New Hampshire senior leads the FCS in yards receiving with 1,483. He’s been named to three All-America teams just …

R.J. Harris’s career statistics at UNH

Friday, December 19, 2014

Season Rec Yards Avg. TD 2011 50 714 14.3 7 2012 84 1,059 12.6 9 2013 76 1,004 13.2 5 2014 94 1,483 15.8 15 Total 304 4,260 14.0 36 …

EWU’s Adams, SDSU’s Zenner lead FCS All-Americans

Thursday, December 18, 2014

Vernon Adams only needed to play 10 games for Eastern Washington to become an All-American. Adams was chosen the first-team quarterback for the Associated Press FCS All-America team released yesterday after a remarkable – yet abbreviated – season. …

UNH football team savors chances to play in front of home crowd

Thursday, December 18, 2014

DURHAM – Last year they reached the FCS semifinals for the first time ever. Last week they hosted a quarterfinal game for just the second time in school history. Saturday’s game will be a mashup of those two feats as No. 1 UNH (12-1) hosts No. 5 Illinois …

UNH’s McDonnell is national coach of the year

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

University of New Hampshire football Head Coach Sean McDonnell was named recipient of the 2014 Eddie Robinson Award yesterday as the Football Championship Subdivision national coach of the year. McDonnell, who was also feted in 2005, is just …