What Happened Last Week: Harvard was routed at No. 6 Virginia, while Yale edged Vermont on a late jumper before a surprising home loss to Albany. The rest of the league had more success at 4-1, led by Columbia’s win over Hofstra and a pair of Dartmouth victories.
What Happened Last Week: Nearly half of the Ivy League’s nine games came against major-conference foes, and most of those were interesting: Brown upset Providence, Columbia scared No. 1 Kentucky, Princeton did the same to California, and Yale lost at Florida. (More on those games below.) The Ancient Eight was 3-2 in its other games, […]
What Happened Last Week: December in the Ivy League doesn’t get much more eventful than this. Yale upset Connecticut for the league’s biggest regular-season win in a couple years; Harvard survived double overtime at Vermont despite a scoring controversy (more below); and the conference was a perfect 8-0 over the weekend. That offset a much gloomier beginning, in […]
Big Apple Buckets covered five games last night, but we couldn’t be everywhere on a busy Saturday that included 116 games Division I games. Here are some thoughts from a few of the other games involving local teams.
With six NEC squads in action for the first Wednesday evening of December, John and I decided to recap the games. It’s been a rough start to the season for the conference, but there were several winnable games for the league. Let’s check in to see if they took advantage.
What Happened Last Week: Harvard earned the Ivy League’s biggest win so far this season, edging UMass in a 75-73 thriller. Yale fell short at Providence, but it won two other games to move to 6-2. Columbia and Penn extended streaks in opposite directions, while Princeton and Brown had mixed results in Thanksgiving weekend multi-team […]
What Happened Last Week: What could have been a strong weekend for the Ivy League became a disappointing start to the season, thanks to several close games breaking against the Ancient Eight. Yale lost to Quinnipiac in double overtime, Columbia blew a late lead to lose to Stony Brook by one point, and Penn fell […]
It wasn’t perfect, but Princeton navigated a difficult start to the second half and pulled out a 64-58 victory over Rider on Friday night at Jadwin Gymnasium. Here are three thoughts from the game:
It’s been a busy preseason for the Ivy League. The defending champion made Ivy history with a national ranking, while injuries and roster movements have shaken up the rest of the conference. With the roster shuffling (hopefully) done for now, it’s time to unveil our Big Apple Buckets preseason individual honors.
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