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    College roundup: Storm has impact on schedules

    Duke center Elizabeth Williams (18 points) takes aim over Virginia’s Telia McCall and China Crosby.
    Duke center Elizabeth Williams (18 points) takes aim over Virginia’s Telia McCall and China Crosby.

    The snowstorm affecting New England has caused the postponement or cancellation of several college athletic events on Saturday for Boston-based schools, with some of them pushed back one day to make for safer transportation.

    Harvard moved its men’s hockey game (vs. Dartmouth) and men’s basketball game (at Columbia) to Sunday. The Crimson women’s basketball team moved its Friday home game against Cornell to Saturday at 6 p.m., and Saturday’s originially scheduled home game against Columbia will now tip off Sunday at 4 p.m. The Harvard women’s hockey team will play at home Sunday against Yale (a makeup of Friday’s postponement), and its Saturday game against Brown was rescheduled for Feb. 19.

    The Northeastern’s women’s hockey team will not visit Connecticut Saturday as scheduled; the game was moved to Feb. 19. The NU women’s basketball team had its Sunday home contest against North Carolina-Wilmington postponed to a date to be determined.


    Boston College and Boston University both postponed their women’s hockey games on Saturday, the Eagles’ game at Providence now Feb. 19 and the Terriers’ home matchup against New Hampshire now Feb. 20.

    Men’s basketball

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    Harvard 67, Cornell 65 — The Crimson won their fourth in a row and moved to 5-0 in the Ivy League as Siyani Chambers totaled 18 points and a career-high 11 assists in Ithaca, N.Y. Christian Webster added 17 points for Harvard (13-6) and Wesley Saunders had 14.

    Webster’s 3-pointer gave the Crimson a 67-52 lead, but Cornell (10-12, 2-3) did the rest of the scoring, pulling within 2 in the final minute before Harvard held on.

    Princeton 63, Brown 46 — Denton Koon scored 17 points for the host Tigers (11-7, 4-0), who held the Bears (8-11, 2-3) to 17 first-half points and remained unbeaten in Ivy League play.

    Dartmouth 60, Columbia 57 — The Big Green (6-13, 2-3 Ivy) ended a 24-game road losing streak in conference play. Freshmen Connor Boehm and Alex Mitola combined for 37 points.


    Yale 68, Penn 59 — Armani Cotton had a game-high 15 points and the visiting Bulldogs (8-14, 2-3 Ivy) doubled up the Quakers (4-17, 1-3) from the foul line, 24-12.

    Women’s basketball

    Duke 62, Virginia 41 — Elizabeth Williams scored 18 points and the No. 5 Blue Devils (21-1, 11-0 ACC) used a 21-5 run spanning both halves in Charlottesville, Va., to beat the Cavaliers (14-8, 6-5) for the 20th consecutive time.

    Maryland 73, Wake Forest 63 — Tianna Hawkins and Alyssa Thomas each had 23 points to help the No. 7 Terrapins (19-3, 10-1 ACC) hold on for the road win. Maryland built a 20-point lead and then blew nearly all of it before regrouping to preserve a huge conference matchup Monday night at Duke. The Demon Deacons (10-13, 3-8) lost their fifth straight.

    Men’s hockey

    Quinnipiac 4, Cornell 1 — Matthew Peca had a goal and an assist and Connor Jones, Jordan Samuels-Thomas, and Clay Harvey also lit the lamp for the second-ranked Bobcats (20-3-4, 13-0-2 ECAC) in a road win over the Big Red (8-12-2, 4-9-2).

    Women’s hockey

    Quinnipiac 4, Cornell 1 — The Bobcats (16-9-3, 10-5-2 ECAC) pushed their unbeaten streak to five games while upsetting the fourth-ranked Big Red (19-5-0, 14-3-0) in Hamden, Conn. Kelly Babstock had two goals for the hosts and Victoria Vigilanti made 32 saves. Erica Uden Johansson and Brittany Lyons also scored for Quinnipiac.


    Dartmouth 2, Brown 0 — Laura Stacey scored in the opening period and Reagan Fischer tallied in the second for the host Big Green (13-7-4, 8-6-3 ECAC). Lindsay Holdcroft turned back all 15 shots by the Bears (4-17-1, 3-14-0).