Massachusetts Daily Collegian

George Washington knocks off Creighton, VCU rebounds

By Anthony Chiusano

December 3, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

After falling to No. 25 Marquette on Friday in the Wooden Legacy, the George Washington men’s basketball team rebounded to defeat No. 20 Creighton 60-53 on Sunday to take home third place in the tournament. It was George Washington’s first win against a nationally-ranked ...

URI wins first game of season, GW falls to SEC foe

By Robbie Acer

December 3, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

The Rhode Island women’s basketball team won its first game of the season Friday, defeating the Detroit 70-59 in the first game of the FAU Thanksgiving Tournament. Detroit (2-6) battled with the Rams (1-6) in a first half marked by 11 lead changes, but ultimately fell short of Rhode Island’s attack. ...

NIU defeats Toledo, Bowling Green runs over Eastern Michigan

By Jason Kates

November 26, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

The Bowling Green football team won its eighth game of the season on Saturday, routing Eastern Michigan. The Falcons (8-3, 6-1 Mid-American Conference) outplayed the Eagles (2-9, 1-6 MAC) on both sides of the ball, recording 560 total yards on offense while only allowing 65 the ...

UML defeats new-addition Notre Dame, BU draws

By Tyler Fiedler

November 26, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

The No. 11 UMass Lowell hockey team defeated No. 6 Notre Dame, 3-1 on Saturday. UMass Lowell got by the top-ranked penalty killing unit in the country; scoring three power play goals to win its second game in a row. Connor Hellebuyck had a stellar game, savi...

NIU, Buffalo continue to roll in MAC play

By Matthew Zackman

October 29, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

The Buffalo football team remained undefeated in the Mid-American Conference, outplaying Kent State to a score of 41-21. Bulls senior running back Branden Oliver led the rout of Kent State by rushing for 185 yards on 31 carries and scoring a career-high four touchdowns. Senio...

Alabama rolls on, Maryland embarrassed by Florida State

By Matthew Zackman

October 8, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

The No.1 Alabama football handled Georgia State with ease Saturday, rolling over the newest addition to the Football Bowl Subdivision, 45-3. Crimson Tide quarterback A.J. McCarron threw just a single incompletion in the first half, going 15-of-16 for 166 yards and four touc...

Northern Illinois, Ball State continue MAC dominance

By Tyler Fiedler

October 8, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

The No. 23 Northern Illinois football team improved to 5-0 on the season with a 38-24 victory over Kent State, continuing its run as the Mid-American Conference’s most dominant program. Huskies junior running back Cameron Stringily ran wild against the Golden Flashes (2-4, 1-2...

Ball State blows out Eastern Michigan, Toledo tops CMU

By Ross Gienieczko

September 24, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

Keith Wenning threw for 317 yards and Jahwan Edwards ran for three touchdowns as the Ball State football team went on the road Saturday and blew out Eastern Michigan, 51-20. Wenning, who threw for two scores, moved to second...

Gators roll despite losing Driskel, Michigan survives

By Anthony Chiusano

September 24, 2013

Filed under Conference Notebooks, Sports

The No. 19 Florida football team encountered little trouble in defeating Tennessee on Saturday, but an injury may have taken a big chomp out of the Gators offense. Florida (2-1) defeated the Volunteers 31-17 in a Southeaste...