While in high school, Corey Boilard played pickup basketball games with his friends at Saint Anselm College’s Stoutenburgh Gym. The Henniker native now calls Stoutenburgh Gym his home court as head coach of the Elite Eight-bound Saint Anselm women’s basketball team.

RJ Barrett pumped in 26 points and Zion Williamson scored 25 points in their first NCAA Tournament game, and top-seeded Duke relied on a huge second half to dispatch No. 16 seed North Dakota State 85-62 on Friday night at Colonial Life Arena in Columbia, S.C.

Guard Corey Davis Jr. scored 15 of his game-high 26 points in the first half, and No. 3 Houston suffocated Georgia State's normally lethal perimeter shooting en route to a 84-55 victory in the first round of the Midwest Region on Friday night in Tulsa, Okla.

Ninth-seeded Washington married its usually good defense with an unusually proficient performance on offense Friday night, scoring a 78-61 win over eighth-seeded Utah State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio.

Admiral Schofield sank consecutive corner 3-pointers in the final two minutes Friday, enabling second-seeded Tennessee to avoid a major upset at the hands of 15th--seeded Colgate and earn a 77-70 win in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Columbus, Ohio.

HARTFORD, Conn. — Vermont’s open practice is winding down and the whole team, even the support staff, is having a contest to make a halfcourt shot. Some people make contact with the rim and others airball by yards. Everyone is having fun.

Top-ranked Massachusetts ended the University of New Hampshire’s hockey season last night with a 6-0 drubbing at the Mullins Center in Amherst, Mass., to complete a two-game sweep of the Wildcats in the Hockey East quarterfinals.

Andi Nelson just isn’t giving up many runs, and sometimes, she isn’t giving up any hits, either.

Nelson, the 2017 Gatorade New Hampshire Softball Player of the Year out of Londonderry High, turned in another scoreless outing in the circle for Salve Regina last Thursday in the Seahawks’ 4-1 loss to Washington College. Nelson, a sophomore, went 4 2/3 innings, allowing three hits.

EPPING — Although he spent most of his college career focused on throwing passes, former University of New Hampshire quarterback Trevor Knight was catching footballs for a good chunk of UNH’s Pro Day on Wednesday at the Seacoast United Sports Complex.

Pittsburgh's freshman guards found a comfort zone in their first Atlantic Coast Conference tournament game as Trey McGowens scored 26 points and Xavier Johnson added 23 on Tuesday in the Panthers' 80-70 victory over Boston College at Charlotte, N.C.