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UNH hockey: Line combinations clicking as Wildcats enter Hockey East playoffs

Friday, March 6, 2015

DURHAM – The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team wasn’t scoring, and Coach Dick Umile kept thinking about a player who hadn’t suited up for him in six years. The player was Greg Collins, a captain on the 2008-09 team who spent much of the season on the third line and in his coach’s ear about getting some shifts …

UNH hockey first-round schedule

Friday, March 6, 2015

No. 9 UConn (10-17-7, 7-11-4) vs. No. 8 UNH (15-17-2, 10-11-1) All games at UNH’s Whittemore Center Game 1 – Today, 7 p.m. Game 2 …

UNH men’s basketball team rocks Lundholm with OT win in quarterfinals

Thursday, March 5, 2015

DURHAM – They’ve been waiting 20 years to host a conference tournament game and bring March Madness to Lundholm Gymnasium. Turns it out it was …

New flat-seam baseball in college game should help hitters

Saturday, February 14, 2015

JACKSON, Miss. – Tim Corbin sounded more like a philosopher than Vanderbilt’s coach as he talked about the new flat-seam baseball designed to bring a little more scoring back to the college game. Finally, he hopes, after decades …

Leissner’s double-double helps send UNH to another win, 66-48

Saturday, February 14, 2015

DURHAM – Tanner Leissner scored 14 points and grabbed a career-high 15 rebounds as the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team defeated Binghamton, 66-48, yesterday. Matt Miller hit four of six 3-point attempts in also scoring 14 points. Daniel Dion added 12 points and Joe Bramanti 11. …

Wildcats hang on for statement win against BU, 4-3

Saturday, February 14, 2015

DURHAM – For two periods, the University of New Hampshire hockey team punched, hit and smacked around Boston University, showing no regard for the Terriers’ national ranking or Hockey East standing and racking up a four-goal lead in …

Kentucky makes it 25 straight victories

Saturday, February 14, 2015

Willie Cauley-Stein scored 14 points, Aaron Harrison added 11 and No. 1 Kentucky matched the program’s best start by routing South Carolina, 77-43, yesterday. The Wildcats’ 25-0 record equaled the 1953-54 squad that rolled through the regular season …

UNH hockey can’t keep up with Boston University late in 6-3 loss

Saturday, February 14, 2015

The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team erased a two-goal Boston University lead before the No. 3 Terriers scored the final three goals to come away with a 6-3 win last night. UNH recovered from a 3-1 deficit to tie the game, but fell behind on Matt …

UNH hockey: Wildcats prepare for their turn against BU prodigy Eichel

Friday, February 13, 2015

DURHAM – Dick Umile didn’t hold anything back in his evaluation of Boston University freshman Jack Eichel. The University of New Hampshire coach paid the prodigy the highest of compliments – even trotting out one of the biggest names in Hockey East history. “He’s got Kariya-like awareness on …

Hall of Fame basketball coach Jerry Tarkanian dies in Las Vegas

Thursday, February 12, 2015

LAS VEGAS – He couldn’t stop fighting the NCAA any more than he could give up chewing towels courtside. Jerry Tarkanian built a basketball dynasty in the desert, but it was his decades-long battle with the NCAA that …

Reaction to the death of former UNLV coach Jerry Tarkanian

Thursday, February 12, 2015

BC-BKC--Tarkanian-Quote Box,540 Quotes and reaction to the death of Hall of Fame coach Jerry Tarkanian: “Our hearts are broken but filled with incredible memories. You will be missed Tark.” – wife Lois Tarkanian “He had an uncanny ability to take star players, and mold them into cohesive and …

New Hampshire knocks off Hartford, 76-70, in OT

Wednesday, February 11, 2015

WEST HARTFORD, Conn. – Matt Miller nailed a 3-pointer and Jaleen Smith made four straight free throws in the final nine seconds of overtime to secure the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team’s 76-70 victory over Hartford last night. Smith made two free throws with 16 seconds …

500 wins and even more memories for NHTI’s Hogan

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

At first, Paul Hogan’s 500th win as a college basketball coach went unrecognized. Hogan reached the milestone when his New Hampshire Technical Institute men’s team beat Vermont Tech on Jan. 21, but it wasn’t until the next day …