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Miller scores 24 and UNH men’s hoop team beats Maine, 65-56

Sunday, March 1, 2015

DURHAM – Matt Miller scored a season-high 24 points and the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team concluded the regular season with a 65-56 victory over Maine yesterday. The Wildcats (18-11, 11-5) finished with their second most victories in school history, just a win shy of the 1994-95 squad. UNH, as the No. 4 seed, will host No. 5 …

UNH hockey team ends regular season on high note, wraps up home ice in Hockey East first round

Sunday, March 1, 2015

DURHAM – Had Dick Umile been asked in the final weeks of the season to draw up the ideal ending to the regular season for …

Hockey East first-round matchups

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Hockey East first round (Best-of-3) No. 9 UConn at No. 8 UNH No. 10 Maine at No. 7 Vermont No. 11 Merrimack at No. 6 …

College basketball: ’Cats win title, remain unbeaten

Sunday, March 1, 2015

Andrew Harrison and Trey Lyles each scored 18 points and top-ranked Kentucky rolled past No. 18 Arkansas, 84-67, yesterday to win the Southeastern Conference regular-season title. The long-awaited marquee matchup of the SEC’s top two teams belonged to the undefeated Wildcats (29-0, 16-0) on both ends as they …

UNH hockey team takes control of destiny in quest for home ice in Hockey East playoffs

Saturday, February 28, 2015

DURHAM – The frequent score updates that rang through the Whittemore Center reminded the University of New Hampshire hockey team that it was getting all the help it needed. Then the Wildcats did their part, ensuring that the assistance wouldn’t go to waste. UNH took command in the …

UNH hockey’s home ice chances still strong entering season finale against Merrimack

Friday, February 27, 2015

DURHAM – At the best possible time – and for perhaps the first time all year – things are looking up for the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team. The Wildcats have spent the autumn and winter months meandering through setback after setback (suspensions, injuries and losing …

FSU’s Rathan-Mayes turns in memorable scoring outburst

Friday, February 27, 2015

Now Florida State guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes’s name can be etched into sports lore alongside the likes of Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant and “Pistol” Pete Maravich. They’re on a short list of players to get into such an offensive …

Huskers’ Miles hopes players respond to punishment right way

Thursday, February 26, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska basketball Coach Tim Miles is about to find out if his tough love gets the results he desires. The Cornhuskers (13-14, 5-10 Big Ten) have lost five straight and seven of eight heading into …

Source: Manning, Broncos talking about reworking contract

Thursday, February 26, 2015

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. – It looks as if it’s going to come down to money. A person with knowledge of the negotiations confirms the Denver Broncos and Peyton Manning’s representatives are discussing ways to revise his contract and give …

Vermont beats cold-shooting New Hampshire, 64-49

Thursday, February 26, 2015

BURLINGTON, Vt. – Trae Bell-Haynes scored 21 points, Dre Wills added 16 and Vermont held the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team to its lowest scoring output of the season with a 64-49 victory last night. Vermont (17-11, 12-3 America East) clinched the No. 2 seed in …

Kentucky stays perfect with win over Mississippi State

Thursday, February 26, 2015

Top-ranked Kentucky fought off a slow start to cruise to a 74-56 victory over Mississippi State last night to keep its undefeated season on track. Trey Lyles scored a career-high 18 points and Aaron Harrison added 16 for Kentucky (28-0, 15-0 Southeastern Conference), which is the last remaining …

ESPN’s Olbermann suspended a week for insulting fundraising Penn State students

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

Keith Olbermann was taken off his ESPN show for the rest of the week after making insulting comments about Penn State students on Twitter. On Monday, a Penn State alum tweeted to Olbermann the phrase “We Are!” and …

Court rush at Kansas State raises concerns again of in-game security

Wednesday, February 25, 2015

MANHATTAN, Kan. – More than a dozen security officials dressed in bright green shirts gathered behind the basket, just as they were trained. When the final seconds ticked away on Kansas State’s stunning upset of rival Kansas, they …