Last Week in the Ivy League: Harvard came out of its finals break with a huge road victory. Dartmouth doubled its win total. Yale, Cornell and Princeton all held their own at top-100 teams in one of the league’s best weeks yet. Continue reading “Ivy League Weekly Roundup: Here Comes Harvard”
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Dartmouth 75, Bryant 69: Big Green Shrug Off Early Losses
As of last Sunday, Dartmouth was one of only three Division I teams (there are 351 in all) that hadn’t won a basketball game this season. That’s not exactly the way David McLaughlin wanted to start his Division I coaching career, especially one returning talented sophomore Evan Boudreaux and junior Miles Wright.
The lack of a win drew some unwanted national attention toward Dartmouth,and some of the losses were a bit disturbing, like the one that still stands as Longwood’s only win, Maine at home, and getting blown out by Boston College (which seems difficult to do this season). But if people expected McLaughlin and the Big Green to be despondent about its predicament, they would probably be disappointed. Eventually, a win would come and it did last Sunday, beating LIU Brooklyn 82-68. Thursday morning (yes, morning) Dartmouth followed it up with a second straight road win over the NEC, topping Bryant 75-69.
And suddenly things don’t look so bad. If they ever did.
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Ivy League Weekly Roundup: Dec. 21
What Happened Last Week: Columbia reached a much-needed break. Princeton and Cornell hung with ACC opponents past and present, but only for about 20 minutes. Penn played a D-III game for the first time in forever, and realized why. Continue reading “Ivy League Weekly Roundup: Dec. 21”