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UNH hockey’s home ice chances still strong entering season finale against Merrimack

Friday, February 27, 2015

DURHAM – At the best possible time – and for perhaps the first time all year – things are looking up for the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team. The Wildcats have spent the autumn and winter months meandering through setback after setback (suspensions, injuries and losing streaks, to name a few), but still find themselves in a far-from-perfect, …

FSU’s Rathan-Mayes turns in memorable scoring outburst

Friday, February 27, 2015

Now Florida State guard Xavier Rathan-Mayes’s name can be etched into sports lore alongside the likes of Wilt Chamberlain, Kobe Bryant and “Pistol” Pete Maravich. …

Huskers’ Miles hopes players respond to punishment right way

Thursday, February 26, 2015

LINCOLN, Neb. – Nebraska basketball Coach Tim Miles is about to find out if his tough love gets the results he desires. The Cornhuskers (13-14, …

Rookie of the Week honors for UNH pair

Tuesday, February 3, 2015

A pair of University of New Hampshire athletes were named Rookie of the Week in their respective conferences yesterday. Freshman forward Warren Foegele of the men’s hockey team was named Hockey East Rookie of the Week after notching two goals and an assist as the Wildcats split a …

UNH women’s basketball team fall to Stony Brook, 60-52

Monday, February 2, 2015

Elizabeth Belanger poured in a game-high 17 points, but the University of New Hampshire women’s basketball team fell to Stony Brook, 60-52, yesterday in America East action. Ariel Gaston had 10 points, four rebounds and four steals, and Kaylee Kilpatrick added 10 points and a team-high seven boards …

UNH hockey falls to Notre Dame, 5-3, to settle for series split

Sunday, February 1, 2015

The University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team rallied from an early two-goal deficit, but couldn’t complete the comeback en route to a 5-3 loss to Notre Dame last night, settling for a split of the weekend series. Notre Dame took a 2-0 lead with a power-play goal …

UNH men’s basketball team races past Stony Brook, 63-48

Sunday, February 1, 2015

DURHAM – Tanner Leissner scored 19 points on 8-of-12 shooting from the field and added 11 rebounds to lead the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team to a 63-48 victory over Stony Brook yesterday. Jacoby Armstrong and Ronnel Jordan each finished with 10 points for the Wildcats …

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 …

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 over Maine last night. Leissner scored seven points during an 11-0 run to give UNH a 44-34 lead with 8:04 left. Maine pulled …

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 what they were doing and that a college culture of binge drinking and …

Headlines from around the world in sports

Monday, January 26, 2015

NHL Source: Los Angeles Kings release Richards A person familiar with the move told the Associated Press that the Los Angeles Kings released center Mike Richards. The person spoke yesterday on condition of anonymity because the Kings had …

Coach K gets 1,000th win as No. 5 Duke tops St. John’s, 77-68

Monday, January 26, 2015

Coach 1K Mike Krzyzewski earned his 1,000th career win yesterday, making him the first NCAA Division I men’s coach to reach the milestone, when No. 5 Duke surged past St. John’s in the second half for a 77-68 …

UNH’s hot start cooled off by Maine goalie in 4-0 loss

Sunday, January 25, 2015

DURHAM – Time is slipping away from the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team, and the Wildcats took the Whittemore Center ice like they knew it. UNH attacked Maine from the opening faceoff, zipping through the Black Bears defense and peppering goalie Matt Morris with chance after …