Massachusetts Daily Collegian

UConn tops Florida thanks to Shabazz Napier

By Connor McCarthy

December 4, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

With his team down by one in the waning seconds on Monday night, senior guard Shabazz Napier stepped up and hit a game winner to help the Connecticut men’s basketball team defeat Florida 65-64 in Storrs, Conn. This matchup between the N...

Late goal lifts Northeastern hockey past Notre Dame

By Eugene Kucinski

December 4, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports

Northeastern defeated No. 13 Notre Dame 3-2 in the Shillelagh Tournament on Saturday. With the score tied 2-2 and less than three minutes remaining, Dalen Hedges scored to give the Huskies (9-5-1) the win. The Irish, (9-6-1) jumped out t...

George Washington shocks No. 10 California

By Robbie Acer

November 21, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Sports, Women's Basketball

Led by Meghan Nipe’s career-high 31 points, the George Washington women’s basketball team pulled off a 75-72 upset over No. 10 California on Friday night at the Charles E. Smith Center. Danni Jackson’s clutch 3-pointer ...

UNH tops Northeastern in Hockey East action

By Ross Gienieczko

November 21, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports

The No. 3 Providence hockey team won its fifth straight game Saturday night, as it shut out Vermont 3-0 at Gutterson Fieldhouse. The Friars (9-1-1, 5-1 Hockey East) snuffed out the Catamounts’ attack, limiting them to just 23 shots on net. Jon Gillies was there to stop all of...

NIU charges ahead in fourth quarter to stay undefeated

By Arthur Hayden

November 20, 2013

Filed under Football, Sports

Looking at the final score alone, one might conclude that Northern Illinois blew out their Mid-American Conference rivals, Ball State. In reality, the Cardinals (9-2, 6-1 MAC) ended the first half up by four points and were stil...

VCU moves to No. 10 with win, La Salle rallies to avoid upset loss

By Tom Mulherin

November 20, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

Coming off of an impressive upset victory over formerly ranked No. 25 Virginia, the Virginia Commonwealth men’s basketball team continued its impressive play on Saturday in a 92-71 win against Winthrop. The strong play didn’t g...

BC stays atop Hockey East standings, UML falls to Northeastern

By Jackson Goddard

November 14, 2013

Filed under Hockey, Sports

In the latest chapter of the Boston College vs. Boston University hockey rivalry, Eagles forward Johnny Gaudreau recorded three points to help BC crush the Terriers 5-1 on Friday night at Agganis Arena. No. 7 BC (6-2-1, ...

Duquesne women’s basketball victorious in Maggie Dixon Classic

By Eugene Kucinski

November 13, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Sports

After a 10-0 run to close out the game, the Duquesne women’s basketball team defeated Cal Poly 84-69 on Friday. The Dukes’ offense was led by Raegan Moore with 19 points and Wumi Agunbiade with 20 points and nine rebounds. The Mustangs were led by Ariana Ele...

VCU dominates Illinois State in season opener

By Frank Corona

November 13, 2013

Filed under Basketball, Men's Basketball, Sports

The No. 14 Virginia Commonwealth men’s basketball team wasted no time legitimizing its place atop the Atlantic 10 rankings on Friday, as the Rams blew out Illinois State 96-58 in their season opener. VCU (1-0) started off stro...

Toledo dominates Eastern Michigan, becomes bowl eligible

By Eugene Kucinski

November 6, 2013

Filed under Football, Sports

Toledo crushed Eastern Michigan 55-16 in a Mid-American Conference matchup on Saturday. Senior quarterback Terrance Owens led the Rockets (6-3, 4-1 MAC) with 375 yards and three touchdowns. Toledo played without running back David Fluellen, w...

George Mason tops George Washington in A-10 play

By Lindsey Lowe

October 30, 2013

Filed under Sports, Women's Soccer

The George Mason women’s soccer team defeated George Washington on Friday night 1-0, sending its seniors home with a victory on senior night. Forward Liz Hodges scored the only goal of the night 3:06 into the game, which was assisted b...