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Tuesday, April 14, 2015

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Hill remembered at arena where she made layup CINCINNATI – Lauren Hill was remembered with her own music and words in the basketball arena where she had one of her greatest moments. Only this time, the crowd was celebrating not a layup, but a life. A brief life that was fully lived. The 19-year-old college basketball player died …

Providence beats Boston University, 4-3, for NCAA hockey title

Sunday, April 12, 2015

BOSTON – Boston University goalie Matt O’Connor gave up a tying own goal in the third period, then Brandon Tanev scored with 6:17 left and …

Boston U’s Eichel wins Hobey Baker Award

Saturday, April 11, 2015

Boston University freshman Jack Eichel won the Hobey Baker Award yesterday as the top player in college hockey. Eichel, who is expected to be one …

UNH goalie Tirone named Hockey East goalie of the month

Friday, April 3, 2015

University of New Hampshire freshman goalie Danny Tirone was named the Hockey East Goalie of the Month for March yesterday. Tirone posted a 4-2-0 record with one shutout, a goals-against average of 1.44 and a save percentage of .950. Four of UNH’s six games were against teams ranked …

Kentucky’s Calipari citing more numbers than ‘1-and-done’

Friday, April 3, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – Here are the numbers. John Calipari doesn’t care if you want to hear them or not: Kentucky’s grade-point average: 3.1 Number of players with a 3.0 GPA or better: 13. Number of players who have graduated …

Kentucky looking to do what UNLV couldn’t 24 years ago

Friday, April 3, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – Twenty-four years ago, UNLV arrived in Indianapolis for a coronation disguised as a Final Four. The Runnin’ Rebels were a college basketball juggernaut. They hadn’t lost all season. In fact, they hadn’t lost for 45 straight …

BU’s Quinn joins his old team in Boston at Frozen Four

Thursday, April 2, 2015

OMAHA, Neb. – It was the summer of 1996, and Mike Kemp was attending a USA Hockey camp at Lake Placid when he got the call telling him he had been hired to coach the startup Nebraska-Omaha program. …

Cadet Plumlee joins brothers, playing in Final Four for Duke

Thursday, April 2, 2015

DURHAM, N.C. – Duke’s Marshall Plumlee spends his practices trying to match up with a possible No. 1 overall NBA draft pick and most games seeing only spot duty on the Blue Devils’ latest Final Four team. It’s …

Kentucky’s 5-foot-9 Tyler Ulis coming up big in NCAA Tournament

Thursday, April 2, 2015

LEXINGTON, Ky. – Being Kentucky’s smallest player on the floor hasn’t prevented 5-foot-9 point guard Tyler Ulis from repeatedly coming up big for the Wildcats. He’ll likely need to do it again this weekend. Next up for Ulis …

Duke’s Krzyzewski adjusts to college basketball’s one-and-done world

Thursday, April 2, 2015

DURHAM, N.C. – There was a time when Duke’s Mike Krzyzewski led Final Four teams built around players who stayed for years to grow into tournament-tested veterans. No longer, not in today’s one-and-done world in which top players …

Plymouth State baseball Coach McManus set to leave his team on his terms

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

After 31 years as a head coach, Dennis McManus knows how to create a game plan. For the past three years, the Concord native has been crafting a long-term plan for himself and his Plymouth State baseball program. …

’76 Hoosiers hoping Kentucky can pull off perfect quest

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

INDIANAPOLIS – Quinn Buckner says he and his 1976 Indiana teammates aren’t chilling any champagne to uncork in celebration of a Kentucky loss. Instead, the nation’s last undefeated college basketball team is eager to end the 39-year wait …

Winnisquam grad Wakefield signs professional baseball contract

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Former Plymouth State University baseball player Ryan Wakefield, a Sanbornton native, signed a professional contract with the Washington Wild Things of the Frontier League last week. The 2009 graduate of Winnisquam Regional High is the first Plymouth State …