Once again, it’s Harvard vs. Yale with Ivy men’s basketball title on the line

Harvard head coach Tommy Amaker gives instructions to his team during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston, Friday, Nov. 14, 2014. Harvard won 73-52. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

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Yale team is ostensibly the only thing between Harvard and a fourth straight trip to the NCAA tournament.

Kentucky head coach John Calipari yells in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game against Georgia Tuesday, March 3, 2015, in Athens, Ga. Kentucky won 72-64 and improved their record to 30-0. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

CHRISTOPHER L. GASPER

Kentucky basketball deserves your rooting interest

This Kentucky team doesn’t defile the principals of team basketball. It embodies them.

UMass Lowell's Ryan McGrath (10) and New Hampshire's Dylan Maller (4) battle along the boards in the second period of the Hockey East championship game in Boston, Saturday, March 22, 2014. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

After a tough first half, UNH men’s hockey ready to make a splash

Heading into Friday’s first-round matchup against UConn, UNH is 15-17-2 overall and 10-11-1 in league play.

In this Oct. 25, 2013 photo released by the University of Connecticut, men's hockey coach Mike Cavanaugh gathers his team during a game against Union in Storrs, Conn. The Huskies open the 2014-15 season in Division 1-AA, the newest member of Hockey East. (AP Photo/University of Connecticut, Stephen Slade)

Hockey East capsules

The first round of the Hockey East playoffs begins Friday night.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL ROUNDUP

Roundup: Boston University, Holy Cross lose in Patriot League men’s basketball quarterfinals

The Terriers were run over by Lafayette, while the Crusaders took top-seeded Bucknell to OT.

11/29/2014 CHESTNUT HILL, MA BC quarterback Tyler Murphy (cq) 2, was under pressure during a game between Boston College and Syracuse held at Alumni Stadium (cq) in Chestnut Hill. (Aram Boghosian for The Boston Globe)

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BC coordinator Todd Fitch set to revamp offense

The experienced Fitch will be asked to develop a starting quarterback and retool the offensive line.

Richmond 56, UMass 53

Richmond puts UMass in hole, keeps it there

The Spiders held on for a 56-53 victory at the Mullins Center.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL NOTES

NU’s Peter Roby sheds light on NCAA selection process

The NU athletic director, who is on the selection committee, talks about conspiracy theories and bubble teams.

College roundup: No. 1 Kentucky tops Georgia

The Wildcats (30-0, 17-0 Southeastern Conference) had won their previous five games by an average of 24 points.

RED SOX NOTEBOOK

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/03/04/BostonGlobe.com/Sports/Images/civale8365-6844.jpg Northeastern’s Aaron Civale impresses Red Sox

The righthander faced eight batters and struck out four, including David Ortiz and Hanley Ramirez.