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    Roundup: Rawlings leads Northeastern hockey past UMass

     UMass peppered Northeastern goalie Chris Rawlings with nearly double the shots it allowed on the other end, but the Huskies goaltender stood tall in a 1-0 win Friday night at the Mullins Center in Amherst.

     Rawlings stopped 31 shots and Adam Reid scored a shorthanded goal early in the second for Northeastern (5-7-1, 3-6-1 Hockey East).

     UMass (4-6-2, 3-6-1) finished with a 31-17 advantage in shots, and Kevin Boyle had 16 saves in the defeat.


     Reid’s first goal of the season came on an assist from Dustin Darou at 17:13 of the second period.

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     The teams play again Saturday at Matthews Arena.

    Providence 3, Merrimack 2 — Tim Schaller scored on an assist in overtime, and the Friars (7-5-1, 5-3-0 Hockey East) escaped North Andover with a win over the Warriors (4-7-2, 3-4-1).

    UNH 5, UMass-Lowell 2 — Grayson Downing scored twice and Casey DeSmith made 34 stops as the host Wildcats (10-1-2, 7-1-1 Hockey East) topped the River Hawks (4-6-1, 2-5-1).

    Quinnipiac 4, Union 0 — Jeremy Langlois had a pair of goals and an assist for the Bobcats (9-3-2, 5-0-0 ECAC) in a win over the host Dutchmen (8-3-2, 3-2-0).


    Robert Morris 4, Holy Cross 3 — The Crusaders (7-4-1, 6-3-1 Atlantic Hockey) got a pair of goals from Tommy Dwyer, but fell to the Colonials (5-4-0, 4-3-0) in Worcester.

    Niagara 5, Sacred Heart 3 — Steven Legatto had 50 saves for the visiting Pioneers (0-11-2, 0-8-2 Atlantic Hockey), who were overwhelmed by the Purple Eagles (9-2-3, 8-0-0).

    Canisius 3, UConn 0 — The host Huskies (4-6-1, 3-5-0 Atlantic Hockey) were shut out by Tony Capobianco and the Golden Griffins (4-6-4, 3-2-2).

    Women’s hockey

    BC 7, Maine 2 — Haley Skarupa collected three goals and two assists as the No. 5 Eagles (9-3-2, 6-2-1 Hockey East) romped past the Black Bears (2-9-1, 1-7-0) at Conte Forum.

    Harvard 6, Dartmouth 0 — Lyndey Fry scored twice and had an assist and Laura Bellamy stopped 26 shots as the sixth-ranked Crimson (8-1-0, 7-0-0 ECAC) blanked the visiting Big Green (4-3-2, 3-3-1).


    BU 4, Providence 3 — Shannon Doyle and Isabel Menard scored goals 40 seconds apart in a three-goal third period for the No. 7 Terriers (10-3-1, 5-2-1 Hockey East), who rallied past the host Friars (8-6-4, 5-3-2).

    Men’s basketball

    Syracuse 91, Arkansas 82 — James Southerland scored a career-high 35 points to lead the No. 6 Orange (5-0) over the host Razorbacks (3-3). BJ Young led Arkansas with 25 points, 19 in the first half.

    Kansas 84, Oregon St. 78 — Ben McLemore scored 21 points, Travis Releford added 20, and the No. 10 Jayhawks (6-1) held off repeated rallies by the visiting Beavers (4-2).

    Georgetown 37, Tennessee 36 — The No. 20 Hoyas (5-1) beat the Volunteers (4-2) in a display of abysmal shooting in the SEC/Big East Challenge in Washington. Neither team scored in the last four minutes, and overall they combined to make just 7 of 20 free throws.

    Women’s basketball

    California 63, Old Dominion 47 — Layushia Clarendon scored 15 points and the No. 10 Golden Bears (6-0) survived a scare in a very sloppy road debut, beating the Lady Monarchs (4-1).

    Texas 79, Texas A&M-CC 30 — In Austin, Nneka Enemkpali tied a Texas record with her fifth consecutive double-double and the No. 13 Longhorns (5-0) stifled the winless Islanders.