Around the Ivies

AROUND THE IVIES: Football Will Now Actually Take Princeton Seriously

October 20, 2016

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We’ve officially hit the midway point of the 2016 season. From here on out, it’s all Ivy League games, all the time.

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Non-Conference Play Continues for Ancient Eight

October 13, 2016

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­It’s the middle of October and that means two things: the Presidential race is heating up, and Ivy League football is in full swing. The two are a lot more similar than you might think. Both are heated races between an eclectic group of contestants that are vying for a relatively meaningless prize (seriously, how much power does the leader of the free world ACTUALLY have?).

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AROUND THE IVIES: A League of its Own

September 23, 2016

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There’s something special about fall. Millions of kids across the country begin school, young adults leave their families for the first time to go off to college, the leaves start to turn, and—perhaps most importantly—it’s football season.

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AROUND THE IVIES: Weekend to Shake Up Tight Ancient Eight Standings

February 19, 2016

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Every time Columbia basketball gets moving, the world has a funny way of knocking it to its knees.

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AROUND THE IVIES: Historically Dominant Yale Headlines Ancient Eight

February 12, 2016

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As we near the midpoint of the Ivy League season, preseason narratives are beginning to take shape. After losing Siyani Chambers ’16 to an ACL injury before the year started, Harvard was projected a distant fourth in the standings behind the league’s academic middle class—Yale, Princeton, and Columbia. Narrow losses to Providence and Kansas and a run to the finals of the Diamond Head Classic changed the story on the Crimson temporarily, but injuries and defensive lapses have induced a market correction. After five straight losses, Harvard carries the worst point differential in the Ancient Eight.

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