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UNH’s Pesce turns pro, signs entry-level deal with Carolina Hurricanes

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Seven of the University of New Hampshire’s top eight scoring defensemen will be back in Durham next year. Brett Pesce, however, is moving on. Pesce, a third-round pick by the Carolina in 2013, will forego his senior year at UNH after signing a three-year entry-level deal with the Hurricanes yesterday, the team announced. Should Pesce play at the NHL level …

Boston University beats Yale 3-2 in OT in NCAA opener

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Danny O’Regan was starting to wonder about his aim when every shot he took seemed to hit the post, miss or was smothered by Yale …

Gonzaga headed to Elite Eight for first time since 1999

Saturday, March 28, 2015

Przemek Karnowski had 18 points and nine rebounds and second-seeded Gonzaga used a big run early in the second half to pull away for a …

Kentucky beats Auburn to remain undefeated, advance to SEC championship

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Willie Cauley-Stein scored 18 points, Andrew Harrison added 15 and No. 1 Kentucky routed depleted Auburn, 91-67, yesterday to reach the Southeastern Conference final and improve to a school-record 33-0. Kentucky broke the school-record winning streak of 32 games set from Dec. 5, 1953 to Jan. 8, 1955. …

A roundup of local sports briefs, news and announcements

Sunday, March 15, 2015

College standout Rebecca Beaulieu of Weare scored two goals as she helped the Mount Ida girls’ lacrosse team defeat Simmons College, 10-9. Youth hockey The Beauregard Equipment Concord Capitals Squirt 3 team defeated Mount Washington Valley, 3-2, in overtime. Dan Chase had two goals while Nick Martel had …

UNH can’t finish off Providence, heads to winner-take-all Game 3

Sunday, March 15, 2015

PROVIDENCE, R.I. – No more do-overs for the University of New Hampshire hockey team. The Wildcats’ next loss will mean the end of their season. Providence evened the best-of-three Hockey East quarterfinal series at one game apiece with a 2-1 win last night at Schneider Arena, handing the …

Hockey East quarterfinal schedule

Saturday, March 14, 2015

No. 8 UNH vs. No. 2 Providence All games at Providence’s Schneider Arena Game 1 – UNH 2, Providence 1, OT Game 2 – Saturday, 7 p.m. Game 3 – Sunday, 7 p.m. (if nec.) …

UNH hockey: Streaking Wildcats face challenge – and familiar roadblock – in Providence

Friday, March 13, 2015

The University of New Hampshire hockey team enters the Hockey East quarterfinals armed with the nation’s longest winning streak, but it wouldn’t take long for a Wildcat critic to find something to quibble at with the team’s recent success. UNH beat up on the dregs of the conference, …

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 …