Massachusetts Daily Collegian

NCAA weekend features FSU knocking off Duke, UNC

By Patrick Strohecker

March 13, 2012

Florida State took down two Top 5 teams in the nation this weekend en route to winning the Atlantic Coast Conference championship. Sunday’s ACC title game between the No. 13 Seminoles (24-9, 12-4 ACC)  and No. 4 North Carolina...

BU wins double-OT thriller in Game 3 to dispatch UNH

By Patrick Strohecker

March 13, 2012

It took all three games and then some for Boston University and New Hampshire to decide their quarterfinal series. But in the end, BU junior Alex Chiasson scored in double-overtime to give the Terriers the 5-4 victory to move...

SBU extends perfect road record to 12-0

By Chris Corso

February 14, 2012

With 23 seconds to play in the game, Megan Van Tatenhove spun into the lane and sunk a fade away jumper to seal a 56-55 victory for St. Bonaventure over Dayton on Saturday. With the win, the Bonnies became the only team in ...

BC upends BU in final seconds of OT to win Beanpot Tournament

By Patrick Strohecker

February 14, 2012

Boston College sophomore Bill Arnold scored with 6.4 seconds left in overtime to give No. 3 Boston College the Beanpot Tournament title over No. 2 Boston University, 3-2.  This is the third straight Beanpot title for the E...

Eagles survive against UNH; Maine, Northeastern sweep

By Patrick Strohecker

February 2, 2012

Barry Almeida scored the game-winning goal for Boston College just over three minutes into overtime to help the Eagles (16-10-1, 12-7-1 Hockey East) complete a weekend sweep of New Hampshire (9-14-2, 6-11-1 HEA). The seventh...

Kentucky holds top spot in NCAA basketball, UNC jumps into top 5

By Taylor C. Snow

February 1, 2012

After dropping from No. 1 to No. 3 in last week’s Associated Press Top 25 Men’s Basketball poll, Syracuse began to gain ground in the past week, picking up two wins and pushing up to the No. 2 spot. Despite lacking key...

St. Bonaventure remains unbeaten in Atlantic 10 conference

By Jeffrey Okerman

February 1, 2012

The St. Bonaventure women’s basketball team wiped out La Salle, 75-57, to remain perfect in conference play. Jessica Jenkins led the charge against the Explores in Philadelphia, collecting 28 points on 10-of-15 shooting from the field. Ei...

Syracuse surrenders top spot, Kentucky new No. 1

By Taylor C. Snow

January 25, 2012

For the first time in six weeks, Syracuse dropped from the No. 1 spot in the Associated Press Top 25 college basketball rankings after losing its first game of the season. After starting the season off with 20-straight wi...

Xavier defeats Boilermakers in comeback fashion

By Chris Corso

December 6, 2011

Atlantic 10 favorite Xavier erased a 19-point second half deficit to defeat Purdue 66-63 to stay undefeated on the season. No. 11 Xavier (6-0) needed their leader and star, Tu Holloway, to take over the game late. The Musketee...

Dayton rebounds against Boston College

By Nick Canelas

December 6, 2011

After a lopsided affair sent the Dayton women’s basketball team home with a 78-38 loss to Connecticut on Thanksgiving weekend, the Flyers bounced back in front of their home crowd with a 69-60 win over Boston College on Sunday....

UConn blows out Dayton; Red Storm sneak past Temple

By Taylor C. Snow

November 30, 2011

After winning its first two games of the World Vision Classic over Buffalo and Fairleigh Dickinson, the Dayton women’s basketball team entered the championship game against No. 2 Connecticut feeling good about its chances. However,...

A-10 crowns two tournament champions

By Nick Canelas

November 28, 2011

It took convincing wins over three power-conference schools, but the Saint Louis men’s basketball team was crowned champions of the 76 Classic tournament after beating Oklahoma 83-63 on Sunday night. Senior forward Brian...