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UNH hockey: Freshman Poturalski turns heads with fast start

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

DURHAM – The fans grew loud and the music blared as the minutes ticked off prior to the University of New Hampshire hockey team’s season opener at Union College’s Achilles Center. Prevailing through the cacophony, somehow, were Andrew Poturalski’s thoughts, which raced unimpeded through his mind as he prepared for the first game of his college career. “That first period, …

SEC schools have incentive beyond border conflicts

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

ST. LOUIS – Here comes SEC rivalry week, with an exclamation point. A conference that’s again arguably the best in the nation, with six ranked …

Top five freshman scorers for UNH men’s hockey

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Andrew Poturalski leads all UNH freshmen in goals and assists through 12 games. The top five in overall points (goals-assists-points): Andrew Poturalski 4-4-8 Warren Foegele …

Rutgers AD reviewing Rice’s job in wake of video

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

The airing of a videotape of Rutgers basketball coach Mike Rice using gay slurs, shoving and grabbing his players and throwing balls at them in practice over the past three seasons has the university’s athletic director reconsidering his …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

NEC result The New England College women’s lacrosse team (2-6) fell to Smith College, 19-9. Sarah Merrill scored six goals. Plymouth State result The Plymouth State University softball team swept a road doubleheader with Lesley, 9-5 and 4-2. Senior Calli DeGrace hit a grand slam in the fifth …

Gwozdecky leaving Denver hockey after 19 seasons

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Stepping down University of Denver hockey Coach George Gwozdecky is leaving the program he led to two NCAA championships during his 19-year tenure. The school made the announcement yesterday and said a national search for his successor has begun. Vice Chancellor for Athletics Peg Bradley-Doppes thanked Gwozdecky, noting …

Louisville’s Ware’s injury story and aftermath commanding attention

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

The photograph of Kevin Ware in a hospital bed with the NCAA regional championship trophy propped up alongside like a giant get-well card makes it all easier to take. But hours earlier, in those first few heartbeats after …

Source: Tubby Smith agrees to terms with TTech

Tuesday, April 2, 2013

LUBBOCK, Texas – Tubby Smith is headed to Texas Tech to try to turn around another wayward program. Smith agreed to terms yesterday with Texas Tech to be its next coach, a person with knowledge of the deal …

Lady Vols rout Sooners, 74-59, to reach regional final

Sunday, March 31, 2013

In one of the biggest upsets in the history of the NCAA women’s tournament, fifth-seeded Louisville got a stunning 82-81 upset of defending national champion Baylor in the regional semifinals last night. Shoni Schimmel scored 22 points and …

Quinnipiac, St. Cloud State headed to Frozen Four

Sunday, March 31, 2013

Matthew Peca recorded the fastest hat trick in NCAA tournament history, scoring three goals in a 3:12 span of the first period, leading top-seeded Quinnipiac to a 5-1 victory over Union in the East Regional final last night. …

Louisville beats Duke, 85-63, to reach Final Four

Sunday, March 31, 2013

With tears in their eyes and Kevin Ware in their hearts, there was no way Louisville was losing this game. Russ Smith scored 23, Gorgui Dieng had 14 points, 11 rebounds and four blocks, and top-seeded Louisville put …

Shorthanded Wildcats bounced from NCAA Tournament

Saturday, March 30, 2013

MANCHESTER – The jubilation didn’t last long for the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team. One day after an emphatic 5-2 first-round victory over Denver, the Wildcats went into the Northeast Regional final with a plethora of …

Wichita State upsets Ohio State, 70-66, for Final Four trip

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Wichita State is headed to the Final Four, and these Shockers should be no surprise to anybody. Not after the way they held off mighty Ohio State in the West Regional final. Malcolm Armstead scored 14 points, Fred …