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Umile, Downing reach milestones as UNH hockey beats Notre Dame, 5-2

Saturday, January 31, 2015

The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team got a road win and reached some milestones in the process. The Wildcats beat Notre Dame, 5-2, to improve to 9-14-2 (4-8-1 in Hockey East). The win was also the 550th of Dick Umile’s career, making him the 16th coach to reach the mark. Matt Willows and Andrew Poturalski scored twice for …

Leissner sparks 11-0 run as UNH men’s basketball team beats Maine

Thursday, January 29, 2015

BANGOR, Maine – Tanner Leissner had 11 points and 12 rebounds to lead the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team to a 63-58 victory …

Jury convicts 2 ex-Vanderbilt players of raping woman

Tuesday, January 27, 2015

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – A jury convicted two ex-Vanderbilt football players yesterday of raping a former student, rejecting claims that they were too drunk to know …

UNH hockey erases three deficits but falls to Massachusetts, 6-4

Saturday, January 17, 2015

The University of New Hampshire hockey team had little trouble putting the puck in the net but more difficulty keeping it out, falling to Massachusetts, 6-4, in a Hockey East game at the Mullins Center last night. The Wildcats (7-12-2, 2-6-1) outshot the Minutemen (7-15-0, 2-10-0) by a …

Split for UNH hoop teams: men lose while women win

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Taylor Dyson scored 16 points, including the tie-breaking 3-pointer with 50 seconds left, and the Hartford men’s basketball team held on to beat New Hampshire, 68-67, last night. Dyson’s shot put the Hawks (9-7, 2-1 American East) ahead, 65-62. Justin Graham, who finished with 12 points off the …

UNH’s McDonnell wins national coach of the year award

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Sean McDonnell, 16th-year head coach of the University of New Hampshire football team, was named the 2014 American Football Coaches Association FCS National Coach of the Year yesterday. It’s the first AFCA National Coach of …

UNH hockey team jumps to early lead, holds off Providence, 2-1

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

DURHAM – Grayson Downing’s shot wasn’t even headed toward the net. Not that it matters when it hits a defenseman, pops into the air and floats over the goalie before anyone can react. Hey, when you’re hot, you’re hot. The senior center and alternate captain scored a pair …

Elliott, Ohio State beat Oregon, 42-20, to win national championship

Tuesday, January 13, 2015

ARLINGTON, Texas – Ezekiel Elliott rushed for 246 yards and four touchdowns and Ohio State won the first national title in college football’s playoff era, running over Oregon 42-20 last night. Elliott scored three straight times in the …

Which matchups will decide the first playoff championship?

Sunday, January 11, 2015

DALLAS – The first College Football Playoff national championship game between Oregon and Ohio State will be all about the O – as in offense. The Ducks rank second in the nation in yards per play (7.39) and …

UNH men’s basketball team holds off UMBC, 63-60

Sunday, January 11, 2015

Jacoby Armstrong scored 16 points to help the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team hold off Maryland-Baltimore County, 63-60, yesterday. Daniel Dion added 13 points while Matt Miller and Jaleen Smith had 11 apiece for the Wildcats (8-8, 1-2 American East). Wayne Sparrow had 17 of his …

North Dakota State rallies for fourth straight FCS championship

Sunday, January 11, 2015

FRISCO, Texas – Tre Roberson made one huge play to give Illinois State a great chance to end North Dakota State’s three-year run as FCS champion. The Indiana transfer couldn’t do it again. Carson Wentz ran 5 yards …

Three-time champ North Dakota State faces league foe Illinois State for FCS title

Saturday, January 10, 2015

FRISCO, Texas – Three-time defending national champion North Dakota State and Illinois State shared a conference title without having to play each other this season. Until now, with a much bigger trophy at stake for the Missouri Valley …

Source: WR Carrington suspended for positive pot test

Saturday, January 10, 2015

DALLAS – Oregon wide receiver Darren Carrington is suspended for the national championship game because of a failed NCAA drug test, according to a person with direct knowledge of test results. The person spoke to the Associated Press yesterday on condition of anonymity because of student privacy rules. …