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December 22, 2018 - 8:27 pm
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Paul Atkinson scored a career-high 23 points and Yale defeated Iona 99-84 on Saturday. Atkinson, a backup forward, was 10 for 10 from the field and had six rebounds. Blake Reynolds scored 19 points and Jordan Bruner had 10 points, 10 rebounds, six assists and three blocks...
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AP
December 22, 2018 - 8:24 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Patrice Bergeron explained to his teammates they should be thankful anytime they're able to play. And they should be even more grateful he's back with them. Bergeron scored two goals to reach 300 for his career, returning to the lineup Saturday after missing 16 games and leading the...
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AP
December 22, 2018 - 7:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Romone Saunders scored 18 points with 10 rebounds and Wagner beat Hartford 77-68 on Saturday for its third win in its last four games. Chase Freeman scored 17 points and he and Saunders combined to shoot 21 of 24 from the foul line. Elijah Davis scored 16, making all six of his foul...
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AP
December 22, 2018 - 7:19 pm
DURHAM, N.H. (AP) — Neftali Alvarez scored 23 points and Fairfield defeated New Hampshire 63-57 on Saturday. Jesus Cruz added 10 points for the Stags (3-9) and Jonathan Kasibabu had a game-high nine rebounds. Alvarez had Fairfield's only two assists. David Watkins had 16 points and seven rebounds...
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AP
December 22, 2018 - 6:35 pm
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Tyler Kohl's runner with 26 seconds left in the second overtime proved to be the game-winner as Central Connecticut survived tying 3-pointers by Maine's Sergio El Darwich at the end of regulation and the first OT to take a 93-90 victory on Saturday. El Darwich also had a 3-...
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AP
December 22, 2018 - 6:26 pm
HAMDEN, Conn. (AP) — Andrew Garcia scored 19 points and Jaron Cornish scored 15, including two free throws with one second left in the game, as Stony Brook held off Quinnipiac 76-73 on Saturday. Stony Brook led 34-28 at halftime and upped its lead to double digits on Cornish's jumper just 1:24 into...
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John Silva
December 21, 2018 - 12:44 pm
(Storrs, Conn./WTIC) - After a historically bad season, UConn football coach Randy Edsall has shaken up his coaching staff. Out is defensive coordinator Billy Crocker. The Huskies allowed an average of over 50-points per game during a 1-11 2018 campaign. Also let go: defensive backs coach Curome...
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USA Today
December 20, 2018 - 10:35 am
FOXBOROUGH, Mass. (AP) - Patriots receiver Josh Gordon says he is stepping away from football in order to focus on his mental health. In a statement posted on Twitter on Thursday morning, Gordon said his decision was spurred by him feeling recently that he could have a better grasp on things...
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AP
December 16, 2018 - 11:09 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Golden Knights needed overtime to earn two points after squandering a third-period lead for the second straight game. Alex Tuch buried a sharp-angled shot just over two minutes into OT, giving the Golden Knights a 4-3 victory over the New York Rangers on Sunday. "It's great to...
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AP
December 16, 2018 - 10:57 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Jack Eichel fondly remembers sitting with his dad in the TD Garden stands, watching his favorite hockey players. The 22-year-old from nearby North Chelmsford was the star attraction Sunday night, and he didn't disappoint. Eichel had two goals and two assists, including the primary...
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