Around the Ivies

Around the Ivies: Harvard Looks to Beat—And Scout—Competition

February 24, 2017

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We’re going to learn a lot about the Yale men’s basketball team this weekend. The Bulldogs are losers of its last three and find themselves sitting two games behind Harvard for the second spot in the Ivy League and two games ahead of Penn, a team that streamrolled the Elis in New Haven last Sunday. The team’s recent play has raised some questions about how good Yale really is. Wins over the Bulldogs by the Crimson and Quakers have served as signature Ivy League wins for both programs, but given Yale’s poor performance, are those wins really as valuable as they seem?

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Around the Ivies: Men's Basketball hosts Columbia, Cornell

February 17, 2017

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With the Cornell men’s basketball team trekking to Cambridge for a Saturday evening showdown with the Crimson, we would be remiss if we didn’t mention the 2009-2010 Big Red team that helped put Ivy League basketball back into the national conversation.

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Around the Ivies: Harvard Aims to Sweep Up Ivy League This Weekend

February 10, 2017

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Some of my fondest memories of growing up are playing sports with my two younger brothers. While teaming up with them against our neighbors or cousins in street hockey, basketball, and wiffle ball was a thrill, I think I derived even more joy from being able to count on a win when I played against them in various backyard sports, oftentimes with rules that I made up, for much of my adolescent life.

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Future of Ivy Basketball Largely Rests with New Head Coaches

January 27, 2017

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It may not be unreasonable a generation from now to say that the direction of Ivy League basketball was determined by two men and two offseasons.

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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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