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    EAST Army 5, American International 1 Boston U. 5, Northeastern 1 Colgate 4, Brown 2 Dartmouth 3, Quinnipiac 1 Harvard 5, Princeton 0 Holy Cross 2, Bentley 1 New Hampshire 3, Merrimack 0 Providence 5,…

  • Last-place USC beats short-handed Washington 70-55

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  • Saturday’s College Basketball

    EAST Albany (NY) 79, Vermont 73 Binghamton 76, UMBC 69 Boston College 79, NC State 63 Bryant 61, St. Francis (NY) 51 Bucknell 71, American U. 69 Colgate 61, Lehigh 55 Dartmouth 56, Cornell 45…

  • Saturday’s College Basketball Scores

    EAST Albany (NY) 79, Vermont 73 Binghamton 76, UMBC 69 Boston College 79, NC State 63 Bryant 61, St. Francis (NY) 51 Bucknell 71, American U. 69 Colgate 61, Lehigh 55 Dartmouth 56, Cornell 45…

  • Saturday’s Women’s Basketball

    EAST American U. 65, Bucknell 55 Army 57, Lafayette 41 Buffalo 87, Akron 80 CCSU 77, Fairleigh Dickinson 56 Colgate 61, Lehigh 60 Dartmouth 54, Cornell 35 Fairfield 72, Manhattan 54 Harvard 82, Columbia 81…

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    EAST American U. 65, Bucknell 55 Army 57, Lafayette 41 Buffalo 87, Akron 80 CCSU 77, Fairleigh Dickinson 56 Caldwell 87, Goldey Beacom 85, OT Castleton 45, New England 40 Colgate 61, Lehigh 60 Dartmouth…

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  • Collinsworth leads BYU over No. 3 Gonzaga 73-70

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