NH colleges: Northeastern women tip UNH in Hockey East semifinals

Mar. 6—Lily Shannon's power-play goal with 1:45 remaining broke a tie and sent the Northeastern women's hockey team past UNH 4-1 in a Hockey East tournament semifinal on Wednesday in Boston.

The top-seeded Huskies added two empty-net goals in the last minute to salt away the victory.

Fourth-seeded UNH trailed 1-0 but tied the game with 6:33 left when Chavonne Truter's wrist shot banked in off the glove of NU goalie Gwyneth Philips.

Both Philips and UNH goalie Sedona Blair made 28 saves.

UNH men's basketball team to host quarterfinal on Saturday

The UNH men's basketball team finished fourth (7-9) in the America East regular season, meaning the Wildcats will host a quarterfinal game in the conference tournament. UNH will play fifth seed Binghamton (also 7-9) on Saturday at 3 p.m. at Lundholm Gym in Durham (610 AM, 96.7 FM, 930 AM).

The Wildcats have lost four straight, falling in their home regular-season finale on Tuesday night, 68-64, to regular-season champ Vermont. Against UVM, forward Clarence Daniels led UNH (15-15 overall) with 23 points and 11 rebounds and guard Ahmad Robinson had 26 points on 67% shooting from the field.

For the regular season, Daniels led the league in scoring average (19.6 points per game) and finished second in rebounding (9.3).

America East quarterfinals (Sat.)

No. 6 Maine at No. 3 Bryant, 2 p.m.

No. 8 Albany at No. 1 Vermont, 3 p.m.

No. 7 UMBC at No. 2 UMass Lowell, 3 p.m.

No. 5 Binghamton at No. 4 UNH, 3 p.m.

Dartmouth men take finale

On the day the Dartmouth College men's basketball players voted to unionize, the Big Green went out and beat Harvard, 76-69, on Tuesday in Hanover. Dusan Neskovic led Dartmouth with 21 points. Dartmouth finished 6-21 overall, 2-12 in the Ivy League.

Harvard finished 14-13 and 5-9.

The Ivy League tournament will take place the weekend of March 16 and 17 at Columbia.

Princeton, Yale, Cornell and Brown have qualified.