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UNH men’s basketball edges Albany on Leissner’s three-point play

Friday, February 12, 2016

Tanner Leissner’s three-point play gave New Hampshire the lead with 15.4 seconds left and the Wildcats held on Thursday night to beat Albany, 69-68. Evan Singletary pulled up for a contested 3-point attempt that missed long as time expired for Albany (20-7, 9-3 America East). Leissner finished with 20 points, his third game in a row scoring at least 20 …

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Headlines from around the world in sports

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

NBA Bulls guard Butler out 3-4 weeks with knee sprain CHICAGO – Bulls guard Jimmy Butler will miss the next 3-4 weeks with a strained …

Michigan gets the big name, Alabama gets the big class on signing day

Thursday, February 4, 2016

Signing day went much like this past season: Alabama dominated and Jim Harbaugh had everybody talking about Michigan. For a sixth consecutive year, Alabama landed the nation’s top signing class according to composite rankings of recruiting websites compiled …

UNH football nets prized quarterback Lupoli on signing day

Thursday, February 4, 2016

The University of New Hampshire football team won a lot of games over the last four years with a quarterback from Notre Dame-West Haven in Connecticut. On Wednesday, the Wildcats brought in another quarterback from the same high school as part of their 15-man recruiting class. Christian Lupoli …

Duke out of AP men’s top 25 poll; Oklahoma stays No. 1

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

For the first time in more than eight years, Duke is nowhere to be seen in the Associated Press college basketball top 25 – not near the top, not even at the bottom. This is the first time …

A look back at previous No. 1-ranked recruits

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

No matter which school Rashan Gary signs with, he’ll have some big expectations to live up to. Gary, a defensive tackle from Paramus Catholic High School, is the No. 1 recruit in the country according to ESPN, Rivals, …

UNH goalie Tirone named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Danny Tirone, the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team’s sophomore goalie, was named Hockey East Defensive Player of the Week on Monday. Tirone backboned the Wildcats to a split of their weekend series with defending national champion …

BU and BC to meet in Beanpot final

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

BOSTON – While Boston College is known for its outstanding forwards, the Eagles might be better remembered this Beanpot for their stellar goaltender Thatcher Demko. Zach Sanford and Colin White scored power-play goals in the second period and Demko shut down Harvard the rest of the way to …

Small guards making big impression as top scorers in college basketball

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Some of college basketball’s smallest players are putting up some of its biggest numbers. One of the funkier quirks of a season full of them is that four of the country’s top five scorers entering Friday’s games were …

No. 1 Oklahoma survives challenge by Simmons, Louisiana State

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Buddy Hield made seven of his eight 3-pointers in the second half on his way to a 32-point performance, Isaiah Cousins hit a go-ahead jumper with 4 seconds left and No. 1 Oklahoma overcame a 14-point deficit to …

UNH men’s basketball team edges UMBC, 84-81, while women fall, 65-55

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Jaleen Smith had 21 points, six rebounds and four assists to lead the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team to an 84-81 victory over UMBC on Saturday. Jacoby Armstrong finished with 17 points and 11 rebounds and Tanner Leissner and Pat McNamara each had 12 points for …

UNH hockey team earns weekend split with defending champion Providence

Sunday, January 31, 2016

Kyle Smith scored a pair of goals as the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team rallied from a goal down to beat Providence, 3-1, on Saturday for a split of the two-game series in Rhode Island. Erik Foley gave the Friars (17-5-4, 8-3-3 Hockey East) the lead …