College roundup: Road-weary UMass-Lowell nips Penn State

Doug Carr made 35 saves as the No. 16 UMass-Lowell men’s hockey team (8-4-0) fought off fatigue and a pesky Penn State team (3-5-1) to take a 3-2 win Friday in State College, Pa.

Playing their third road game in four nights, the River Hawks (8-4-0) completed a 3-0 trip, getting goals from Joe Gambardella, Stephen Buco, and Adam Chapie.


UNH 3, Northeastern 0 — Nick Sorkin, Jeff Silengo, and Kyle Smith each scored as the Wildcats (5-5-1, 3-2-0 Hockey East) shut out the No. 18 Huskies (6-4-0, 1-3-0) at Matthews Arena.

Casey DeSmith made 22 saves for the win, while Clay Witt stopped 15 shots in defeat.

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Maine 7, BU 0 — Martin Ouellette made 34 saves and Brian Morgan had two goals as the Black Bears (5-4-1, 2-2-1 Hockey East) stymied the Terriers (4-6-0, 2-3-0) in Orono, Maine.

Notre Dame 4, Merrimack 0 — Peter Schneider’s two goals led the No. 4 Fighting Irish (8-3-0, 2-1-0 Hockey East) past the Warriors (3-6-0, 0-3-0) in South Bend, Ind.

Providence 3, Vermont 2 — Noel Acciari’s shorthanded goal at 5:16 of the third lifted the No. 5 Friars (8-1-1, 4-1-0 Hockey East) over the Catamounts (3-4-1, 2-3-0) in Burlington, Vt.


Quinnipiac 3, Harvard 2 — Jordan Samuels-Thomas scored at 4:20 of the third and the No. 6 Bobcats (10-1-1, 4-0-1 ECAC) held on to edge the Crimson (2-4-1, 1-4-1) in Hamden, Conn.

Kyle Criscuolo and Jimmy Vesey scored for Harvard.

Women’s hockey

Quinnipac 3, BC 2 — Shiann Darkangelo scored her second goal of the game with 2:57 left in the third period to lift the No. 7 Bobcats (9-1-3) to a nonleague win over the No. 5 Eagles (9-3-0) in Hamden, Conn.

BU 2, Saint Cloud State 0 — Samantha Sutherland and Sarah Bayersdorfer scored and Kerrin Sperry stopped 28 shots for her second shutout as the No. 8 Terriers (10-1-1) defeated the Huskies in Vail, Colo.

Wisconsin 3, Northeastern 2 — Kelly Wallace and Tori Hickel each scored a power-play goal in the second period, but the Huskies (5-7-1) fell to the No. 2 Badgers (9-2-0) in Vail, Colo.

Harvard 3, Cornell 3 — Cornell’s Jillian Saulnier scored twice in the third as the No. 3 Big Red (7-0-2, 5-0-2 ECAC) tied the No. 6 Crimson (5-1-1, 5-1-1) at Bright-Landry Center.

 Miye D’Oench had a goal and an assist for Harvard.

Men’s basketball

Michigan State 62, Columbia 53 — Adreian Payne had 26 points as the No. 2 Spartans (3-0) pulled away from the Lions (1-2) in the waning minutes to win in East Lansing, Mich.

Louisville 99, Cornell 54 — Wayne Blackshear scored 20 points as the No. 3 Cardinals (3-0) posted their school-record 19th straight win, beating the Big Red (0-4) in Louisville, Ky.

Duke 97, Florida Atlantic 64 — Rodney Hood scored a career-high 28 points, Jabari Parker added 21 and the No. 4 Blue Devils (2-1) routed the Owls (1-2) in Durham, N.C.

North Carolina 62, Holy Cross 54 — Marcus Paige’s career-high 23 points led the No. 12 Tar Heels (2-0) past the Crusaders (1-2) in Chapel Hill, N.C.

Malachi Alexander scored 13 to lead Holy Cross.

Harvard 76, Howard 44 — Kyle Casey scored 14 points and Wesley Saunders had 12 as the Crimson (3-0) beat the Bison (2-2) at Lavietes Pavilion.

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Point guard Tyus Jones and center Jahlil Okafor committed to Duke. rates Okafor, of Chicago, as the nation’s No. 1 recruit, and Jones, who is from suburban Minneapolis, is ranked No. 4 . . . Chicago’s six-foot-9-inch Cliff Alexander, one of the nation’s top recruits, is headed to Kansas.

Women’s basketball

UConn 72, Maryland 55 — Breanna Stewart scored 26 points, to lead the No. 1 Huskies past the No. 8 Terrapins in College Park, Md.

Stanford 86, Cal Poly 51 — Chiney Ogwumike scored a career-high 36 points as the No. 3 Cardinal (2-1) beat the Mustangs (0-3) in Palo Alto, Calif.

Women’s soccer

BC 2, Northeastern 0 — McKenzie Meehan and Lauren Bernard scored as the Eagles (11-9-1) blanked the Huskies (6-9-6) in the first round of the NCAA Division 1 Tournament Friday at Newton Soccer Field.

Meehan’s 18th goal of the year at 8:30 tied the school record for goals in a season.

Alex Johnson made one save for BC, while Paige Burnett made 7 stops for Northeastern.

BC plays Friday at Nebraska.

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