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Amir Bell Set To Take Next Step Forward At Princeton

This is a guest post by Ronak Patel. Despite enjoying an impressive freshman season at Princeton University, sophomore point guard Amir Bell is not content.

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Why The Ivy League Needs Penn’s Steve Donahue To Succeed

Penn announced the hiring of Steve Donahue as its new head men’s basketball coach Monday evening. Donahue, who will be officially introduced at a press conference this afternoon, was a Penn assistant from 1990-2000 before spending a decade as Cornell’s head coach and four years at Boston College.

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Duren, Yale Keep Heartbreaking Losses In Perspective

Three years ago, I sat in the bowels of Jadwin Gym and watched Zack Rosen struggle through the worst press conference of his life.

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Moundou-Missi Sends Harvard Back To NCAA Tournament

Throughout the 2014-15 Ivy League season, Harvard and Yale were evenly matched. The co-champions had identical 11-3 league records, split the season series with close games, and ended the regular season a mere four slots apart in KenPom’s national rankings. So it was fitting that Saturday’s playoff was tied heading into the final possession.

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Crowdsourcing Predictions for the Ivy League Playoff

The stakes could hardly be higher for Saturday’s Ivy League playoff to determine who advances to the NCAA tournament, but the margins between Harvard and Yale could hardly be smaller. To help break down two evenly matched teams, I solicited predictions from experts around the Ivy League. Here’s what they said:

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Big Apple Buckets 2014-15 Ivy League Awards

With the 14-Game Tournament officially wrapped (even though a 15th game is still pending), it’s time for our panel of me, John, and Ray to announce our Ivy League individual awards.

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Ivy League Weekly Roundup: March 9

What Happened Last Week: The biggest Ivy League basketball weekend in quite some time. On Friday, Yale beat Harvard to claim its first Ivy championship in a decade. Saturday afternoon, word leaked that Penn will find a new coach after the season. And that night, Yale’s last-second loss at Dartmouth left the Bulldogs tied with […]

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Agonizingly Close, Yale Can’t Finish Off Ivy, Now Faces Playoff

There is no separate place for press conferences at Dartmouth’s Leede Arena, so when Yale coach James Jones emerged from the locker room, he was immediately in front of the few cameras and reporters that made the trip to Hanover, N.H. on a Saturday night where there was plenty else going on in the sports […]

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After Winning Finale, Harvard Learns Of Ivy Playoff

After losing to Yale the previous night, Harvard entered Saturday needing a win and a Yale loss to earn a share of the Ivy title. The Crimson’s game tipped an hour earlier, so when they finished a 72-62 victory over Brown, the Bulldogs still had 20 minutes left to play at Dartmouth. With their fate […]

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Cold Shooting Dooms Harvard In Ivy Title Showdown

Basketball is a funny sport to analyze. Over the past four months, we’ve all spent countless hours debating Harvard and Yale as championship contenders. This week, Ray and I exchanged 1,500 words previewing Friday’s matchup. And ultimately, the de facto title game — and the biggest Ivy League contest in four years, a college generation — […]

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