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One-handed Tennessee-Martin pitcher Smith excels at Division I level

Thursday, March 26, 2015

Rick Robinson was settling into his new job as the baseball coach at Tennessee-Martin, moving some things around his office when he came across a few articles that had been written about the previous year’s team. He made a somewhat startling discovery: His best returning pitcher had just one hand. Now, Carter Smith is turning into one of the best …

Unbeaten Kentucky readies for West – or, ‘Press’ – Virginia

Thursday, March 26, 2015

CLEVELAND – Nothing has rattled Kentucky to this point. Unbeaten and unblemished, the Wildcats have handled every challenge this season. They’re 36-for-36 in their run …

Competitive schedules put impressive teams with unimpressive records in Sweet Sixteen

Thursday, March 26, 2015

The NCAA tournament has never had so many teams with so many losses make it so far. Six of the regional semifinalists have 10 or …

Hockey East quarterfinal schedule

Friday, March 13, 2015

No. 8 UNH (17-17-2) vs. No. 2 Providence (21-11-2) All games at Providence’s Schneider Arena Game 1 – Today, 7 p.m. Game 2 – Tomorrow, 7 p.m. Game 3 – Sunday, 7 p.m. (if nec.) …

UNH hoop team faces New Jersey school in CIT opener

Friday, March 13, 2015

DURHAM – The University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team will play against the New Jersey Institute of Technology in the opening round of the CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament on Monday (7 p.m.) at the Estelle and Zoom Fleisher Athletic Center. UNH (19-12), which has already matched the most …

UNH men’s basketball team earns spot in CIT for its first-ever postseason berth

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

The University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team accepted an invitation to participate in the seventh annual CollegeInsiders.com Postseason Tournament (CIT) yesterday. The Wildcats (19-12, 11-5 in the America East) will play in a national postseason for the first time in school history and they will get a …

UNH’s Downing named Hockey East co-Player of the Week

Tuesday, March 10, 2015

Grayson Downing, a senior forward with the University of New Hampshire hockey team, was named Hockey East co-Player of the Week yesterday after posting four points during a Wildcats sweep last weekend. Downing, a senior, scored twice and added an assist in Friday’s 5-2 win over Connecticut. Downing …

UNH’s shot at history will have to wait, ’Cats fall at Albany, 60-58

Monday, March 9, 2015

ALBANY, N.Y. – Jaleen Smith dribbled as far as he could and let the shot fly, watching as the fate of this historic season lived with each rotation of the ball. That close. The University of New Hampshire …

A quick statistical look at UNH’s loss to Albany

Monday, March 9, 2015

UNH Albany Field goals made 23 21 Rebounds 24 28 Points off turnovers 15 7 2nd-chance points 11 0 Most telling stat Free throws 2-for-4 14-for-16 …

Big week for the bubble teams

Monday, March 9, 2015

Change the batteries in the remote. Fluff the recliner. It’s conference tournament week and that means seven days – and nights – of games that will decide the fate of bubble teams and the seeding of those who don’t have to worry. The first category of games are …

UNH draws Providence, Dartmouth gets Colgate in hockey quarterfinals

Monday, March 9, 2015

The quarterfinal opponents for the University of New Hampshire and Dartmouth College men’s hockey teams are set, with the Wildcats heading to Providence College for the Hockey East series and Dartmouth playing at Colgate in the ECAC series. No. 8 UNH split its season series with the No. …

Smith reappears as UNH hockey teams eliminates UConn

Sunday, March 8, 2015

DURHAM – The University of New Hampshire hockey team had spent the past few weeks building a winning streak, and all Kyle Smith could do was watch. He had been a healthy scratch for each of the six games the Wildcats won, held without a uniform and resigned …

UNH women basketball team upset in America East quarterfinals

Sunday, March 8, 2015

’Cat women upset The fourth-seeded University of New Hampshire women’s basketball team went cold from the floor and was upset in the quarterfinals of the America East tournament, losing to No. 5 Hartford, 58-42, yesterday. The Wildcats (17-12) made only 15 of 61 shots (25 percent) from the …