NEW HAVEN, Conn. – So here was the scene at Lee Amphitheather with four minutes left in the highly anticipated Princeton-Yale showdown Saturday.
Brandon Sherrod, who already has a remarkable backstory involving taking a year off to travel the world singing, was 8-8 from field. Impressive enough, right? But it was Sherrod’s third straight perfect game from the field, a streak that has reached 25, one short of the NCAA all-time record. Yale had led throughout (by as much as 16 early in the second half), and Princeton’s answer to make a late comeback?
Continue reading “Yale 79, Princeton 75: Bulldogs Show Some Flaws, But No Losses”
What Happened Last Week: Princeton pulled an 11-point rabbit out of its hat at Penn. Harvard’s seniors held off Dartmouth down the stretch. The Ivy League went 7-1 out of conference, but with only five D-1 games. Continue reading “Ivy League Weekly Roundup: Harvard, Princeton Survive Openers”
What Happened Last Week: The Ivy League lost the (quasi-official) #IVYvsAE Challenge 4-2, returning the (very imaginary) trophy after last year’s (hashtag-less) sweep. Princeton and Brown scared Miami and Rhode Island, but neither completed an upset. Continue reading “Ivy League Weekly Roundup: Previewing Conference Play”
With all eight members of the Ivy League just hours away from tipping off their seasons, it’s time to unveil our Big Apple Buckets preseason awards. Continue reading “Big Apple Buckets Preseason Ivy League Awards”
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. Continue reading “Amir Bell Set To Take Next Step Forward At Princeton”
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. Continue reading “Ivy League Weekly Roundup: Dec. 22”
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 events. Continue reading “Ivy League Weekly Roundup: Dec. 1”
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: Continue reading “Three Thoughts: Princeton 64, Rider 58”