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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 worth the wait, and it was full of madness. The University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team overcame the loss of its leading scorer, fought through a questionable call that forced overtime, survived a mess …

America East Tournament schedule

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Quarterfinals No. 1 Albany 83, No. 8 Maine 66 No. 2 Vermont 66, No. 7 UMBC 39 No. 3 Stony Brook 62, No. 6 Binghamton …

Pitt senior Phillips-Nwankwo eyeing different path

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

PITTSBURGH – It would have been easy to bail. Nobody would have blamed him. Way too much work. Way too little reward. Way too much …

No. 2 UConn women rout No. 1 South Carolina 87-62

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

STORRS, Conn. – UConn left no doubt who the best team in the country is. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis scored 23 points and Breanna Stewart added 22 to help No. 2 UConn beat top-ranked South Carolina, 87-62, last night. “I …

Honorary doctorate awarded to college athlete battling cancer

Monday, February 9, 2015

CINCINNATI – College basketball player Lauren Hill was awarded an honorary doctor of humane letters degree from her school, Mount St. Joseph University in Ohio. The university said the degree was given to the freshman during a private ceremony Friday at the school chapel. Hill achieved a dream …

Top-ranked South Carolina in showdown with No. 2 UConn

Monday, February 9, 2015

STORRS, Conn. – South Carolina Coach Dawn Staley and UConn’s Geno Auriemma are quick to point out that tonight’s game between the top two programs in women’s basketball won’t decide the national championship. But a win by South …

Dean Smith, the ultimate teacher

Monday, February 9, 2015

Words will come pouring forth in the next few days from those who played for Dean Smith, those who coached for and against him and from the president of the United States, who awarded him the Presidential Medal …

North Carolina coaching great Dean Smith dies at 83

Monday, February 9, 2015

Dean Smith was more than simply a basketball coach. Yes, the retired Hall of Famer left North Carolina as the winningest coach in men’s history after capturing two national titles along with the 1976 Olympic gold medal and …

Reaction to the death of UNC coaching legend Dean Smith

Monday, February 9, 2015

“Everything that I’ve done as a basketball coach, that’s the thought process, that I wanted to make Coach Smith proud. When I came back (to North Carolina) 12 years ago, there were some problems and I told him one night, I said, ‘I really do want to do …

Wildcat hoops split with UMBC – men win 80-46, women lose 69-55

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Matt Miller scored 16 points, Jacoby Armstrong added 14 and the University of New Hampshire men’s basketball team rolled to an 80-46 victory yesterday over Maryland Baltimore County. The Wildcat women weren’t so fortunate, falling to UMBC, 69-55. The UNH men (14-10, 7-4 America East) scored the first …

Duke rolls, earning revenge on Notre Dame

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Justise Winslow had 19 points and 11 rebounds, and No. 4 Duke used a huge early run to rout No. 10 Notre Dame, 90-60, yesterday. Fellow freshman Jahlil Okafor added 20 points and 10 rebounds. Matt Jones had a career-high 17 points off the bench and Tyus Jones …

UNH men’s hockey team gets one back from Vermont, 6-3

Sunday, February 8, 2015

Casey Thrush scored the game-winning goal with 7:51 left in the third period as the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team upended No. 17 Vermont, 6-3, last night. The win improves UNH’s record to 10-16-2 overall and to 5-10-1 in Hockey East, while UVM falls to 16-10-2 …

UNH hockey team loses first of two weekend games in Vermont, 5-2

Saturday, February 7, 2015

Tyler Kelleher scored early in the second period to break a scoreless tie, but the University of New Hampshire men’s hockey team was thoroughly outplayed by Vermont after that, and the Wildcats fell, 5-2, in the first game of a weekend set in Vermont. The Wildcats (9-15-2, 4-9-1 …