In an epic game to kick of the Round of 64, the Tigers can hold their heads up high knowing they fought the No. 5-seeded Irish to the wire, only just missing a potentially game winning three pointer in the final seconds of the game. In one of the biggest games of Princeton’s history, the Tigers gave Notre Dame everything they had and came up just short.
The Princeton Women’s Basketball Team’s season came to an end this afternoon after a defeat in the Ivy League Tournament Final against top-seeded Penn.
Halftime Recap: Slow Second Quarter Has Princeton Trailing Penn in Final Playing a de facto road game in the Palestra, Princeton trails Penn 29-18 at halftime of the Ivy League Women’s Tournament Final.
Hopefully the Princeton fans and players like to dance, because the Tigers punched their ticket to the biggest one in the nation.
At halftime of the inaugural Ivy League men’s basketball final, Princeton held a narrow 31-29 lead over Yale in a tightly-contested defensive battle with a bid to the NCAA Tournament on the line.
Just a few hours after the men clinched their spot in the Ivy League Tournament final, the women did the same by beating Harvard for the third time this season. Playing into the night, the Tigers took advantage of a sluggish Harvard offense in the first half.
If the Tigers play like they did in the first half, we will be seeing both the men’s and women’s teams fighting for a tournament title on Sunday.
The Ivy League Conference Tournament Title and auto bid to the NCAA Tournament will come down to a battle between the last two regular season champions. In the third of 4 games Saturday afternoon, the Yale Bulldogs defeated the Harvard Crimson 73 - 71 to advance to the Tournament final tomorrow.
Princeton currently trails Penn 33-30 in the first semifinal matchup of the inaugural Ivy League Men’s Basketball Tournament at the Palestra. In what can only be described as a fiery and emotional environment, Princeton was faced with a hostile crowd in an arena filled with local Penn fans.
On Wednesday, hundreds of Princeton students mobbed the Frist ticket office to get their seats at the Palestra this weekend. With music, endless T-shirts, and an overall mood that can only be described as “hype,” it became clear that Ivy Madness had officially begun.