Around the Ivies

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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AROUND THE IVIES: Yale Overtakes Harvard as League Favorite

February 05, 2016

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The king is dead, and his prince is in charge.

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AROUND THE IVIES: Columnist Wonders Why Drake Stopped Calling Him On His Cell Phone

January 29, 2016

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Last we parted, dear Around the Ivies reader, Harvard was on the edge of becoming the first school to win three straight first-round games as a double-digit seed in the NCAA Tournament. A week after winning a scintillating playoff in Philadelphia, the Crimson played their best game of the year in a dogfight against North Carolina.

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AROUND THE IVIES: Football Faces One Final Obstacle

November 20, 2015

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A long win streak spanning multiple seasons. A chance for a third championship for the first time in school history.

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