2018-2019 Ivy League Basketball Standings

The Ivy League has one automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Readers who haven’t been combing through our college admissions blog over morning coffee for many years might be wondering why we write about college basketball since our focus is on admissions, but loyal readers know the answer: March Madness … 

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Basketball and Admissions

Regular readers of our college admissions blog know that around this time every year, we write about March Madness. And why? Well, sure, we love college basketball but what our new readers may not realize is that March Madness has tremendous implications for various universities when it comes to admissions. … 

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Ivy League Conference Tournament

As conference basketball tournaments are underway, we’d like to report on a change coming to Ivy League basketball in 2017. If you’re wondering why we report on Ivy League basketball when this is a college admissions blog, two things: (1) we write about all things Ivy League and (2) if … 

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2015 Ivy League Men’s Basketball Standings

We figured we’d check in on how the Ivy League men’s basketball teams are doing. Regular readers of our college admissions blog know that we check in from time to time with the football and basketball programs, since they’re surely important to the universities. Yes, more so than squash. Don’t … 

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Ivy League Basketball Stunner

An Ivy League basketball stunner! What a week in Ivy League basketball action. Dartmouth College, a team that hasn’t finished so much as .500 since the 1998-1999 season (that’s quite a long time!), upended the Ivy League basketball standings in stunning, last-second fashion by winning their fifth straight contest, this one … 

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Ivy League Bball

The eight Ivy League colleges have begun the 2014-2015 men’s basketball season and while they haven’t faced each other yet, we figured we’d report on their progress to date. Several games into the non-conference part of the season, Harvard University boasts a 5-1 record. And they’ve won four straight games. … 

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Ivy League Bball Standings

We’ve got the Ivy League bball standings for you thus far into the 2013-2014 season. As of now, Harvard University has a 14-2 overall record and stands at 1-0 in Ivy League conference play. The University of Pennsylvania is 3-10 overall but also 1-0 in conference play. Princeton University sits … 

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Ivy League Basketball Standings

Let’s check in on the Ivy League basketball standings. While league play hasn’t yet begun, all eight Ivy League universities have kicked off their 2012-2013 campaigns. In men’s basketball, Harvard University currently sits atop the league with a 7-5 record. At 6-5, Columbia University sits in second. Al other Ivy … 

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Harvard Basketball Team

Tommy Amaker, the highly regarded head coach of the men’s Harvard basketball team, has made no mention to the press about the two key players missing from this year’s roster. Those two key players — Kyle Casey (the leading scorer) and Brandyn Curry (the ball-handler who runs the point) — … 

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