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June 25, 2008
Princeton Connection Helps Celtics Win NBA Title
When the Boston Celtics won their first NBA title in 22 years on Tuesday night, it was yet another victory for the city of Boston, but also one for two former Princeton Tigers -- Armond Hill (pictured) and Wyc Grousbeck. *Updated with link to <a href="http://www.packetonline.com/articles/2008/06/24/the_princeton_packet/sports/doc485feef1be435518462971.txt">Princeton Packet</a> feature.

June 9, 2008
Jesse Agel Hired as Brown Head Men's Basketball Coach
Jesse Agel, an assistant coach at Brown for the last two years and a 17-year assistant coach at Vermont, has been named the head men's basketball coach, in an announcement made by Brown Director of Athletics Michael Goldberger.

June 4, 2008
Donahue Named Court Coach At U18 National Team Trials
Cornell head men's basketball coach Steve Donahue was named one of four coaches that will serve as court coaches for the 2008 USA Men's U18 National Team Trials from July 1-3 at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C.

May 28, 2008
Greenwood Hired as Ivy Hoops Officials Coordinator
Reggie Greenwood has been hired as the Patriot/Ivy League Coordinator of men's basketball officials beginning in 2009-10 as announced today by Carolyn Schlie Femovich and Jeff Orleans.

April 9, 2008
Robinson Steps Down as Brown Men's Basketball Coach
Brown men's basketball coach Craig Robinson has stepped down as head coach of the Bears to become the head coach at Oregon State University of the Pac-10 Conference. Robinson led Brown to a school-best 19 wins this past season.

March 31, 2008
Louis Dale Named AP All-American
Cornell sophomore Louis Dale has been named to the Associated Press honorable mention All-America team. The 2007-08 Ivy League Player of the Year helped lead the Big Red to its first Ivy title and NCAA tournament berth in 20 years.

March 23, 2008
The Big Red News
The Cornell Big Red -- both the men and women -- are getting a lot of attention in basketball circles these days as they prepare for the NCAA Tournament games. Click below for a look at the coverage.

March 21, 2008
Cornell Falls to Stanford in NCAA First Round
Cornell's 16-game winning streak came to an end tonight as the 14th-seeded Big Red fell to third-seeded Stanford, 77-53, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament.

March 19, 2008
Brown Falls Despite Huffman's 39
Brown senior Damon Huffman turned in a virtuoso performance in his last collegiate game, scoring a career-high 39 points and tying the school record with nine three-point field goals. But Brown's record-setting season came to an end in an 80-74 loss at Ohio University.

March 18, 2008
Brown Accepts Post-Season Bid
After posting a school record 19 wins, the Brown men's basketball team has accepted an invitation to compete in the inaugural College Basketball Invitational (CBI). The Bears will play at Ohio University on Tuesday night.

March 17, 2008
All-Ivy Men's Basketball 2007-08
Sophomore point guard Louis Dale became only the second player in Cornell history to be named Ivy League Player of the Year after helping guide the Big Red to an Ivy title, while Penn freshman Tyler Bernardini earned Rookie of the Year honors.

March 16, 2008
Cornell Men to Face Stanford in NCAA First Round
The Cornell men's basketball team will be heading to Anaheim, Calif. to take on Stanford in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday. The Big Red received a No. 14 seed, while Stanford enter the field as a No. 3 seed.

March 11, 2008
Donahue Named NABC District II Coach of the Year
Cornell men's basketball coach Steve Donahue has been named the NABC District II Coach of the Year. Donahue was chosen in a vote by his peers and is one of 16 coaches who will now be candidates for the National Coach of the Year.

March 10, 2008
Ivy Weekly Men's Basketball Awards 16 - 3/10
Louis Dale was huge in big spots this weekend, leading Cornell to their first undefeated Ivy campaign in school history with two stellar performances on the road. Dale averaged 22.5 points, 5.5 assists, 3.5 rebounds and 1.5 steals.

March 10, 2008
Road Trip
Pete Thamel of the New York Times is on the road with the Cornell Big Red men's basketball team and posting on the Times' College Sports Blog -- "The Quad." Check inside for his posts, along with a full piece on Cornell's trip and a special guest column by former Penn standout Steve Danley.

March 5, 2008
Cornell Men Win Ivy League Basketball Title
The Cornell Big Red became the first team to punch their ticket to the Big Dance after routing Harvard, 86-53, en route to their first Ivy League men's basketball championship in 20 years.

March 5, 2008
Gant Named Finalist For V Foundation Comeback Award
Cornell senior Khaliq Gant is one of 14 finalists for the V Foundation Comeback Award. The former Big Red guard was recognized for his bravery in recovering from a serious neck injury and his leadership in the Big Red's run to the Ivy title.

March 5, 2008
Ivy Hoops Official Coordinator Crowley to Retire
Ivy and Patriot League Coordinator of Men's Basketball Officials Mickey Crowley has announced his plan to retire from his post at the completion of the 2008-09 season.

March 5, 2008
Wittman Earns All-District Honors
Cornell sophomore forward Ryan Wittman became the 10th player in Big Red men's basketball history to be named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches All-District team, earning a second-team nod for District 2.

March 3, 2008
Ivy Hoops Weekend Preview
With two weeks remaining, undefeated Cornell can clinch their first Ivy title in 20 years with with a weekend sweep, or a win and a Brown loss. In the final Ivy YES game of the season, Penn takes on Yale in New Haven tonight at 7 pm.

March 3, 2008
Ivy Weekly Men's Basketball Awards 15 - 3/3
Cornell point guard Louis Dale was spectacular this weekend, leading the Big Red to their first Ivy title in 20 years, as the sophomore averaged 17 points, 7 assists and 6.5 rebounds in two wins for unbeaten Cornell.

February 25, 2008
Ivy Weekly Men's Basketball Awards 14 - 2/25
Harvard guard Jeremy Lin played a key role in the Crimson's first weekend sweep of Penn and Princeton in 21 seasons, averaging 20.5 points, 6.5 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 2.5 steals and 1.5 blocks.

February 22, 2008
Ivy Hoops Weekend Preview
With only three Ivy travel weekends remaining, undefeated Cornell is still in the driver's seat with a two-game lead over Brown. The two face-off Saturday night in Ithaca in one of the biggest games of the year.

February 18, 2008
Ivy Weekly Men's Basketball Awards 13 - 2/18
Columbia senior John Baumann continued on his recent tear while leading the Lions to their first four-game Ivy win streak in 10 years. The All-Ivy forward averaged 22.5 points and 10.5 rebounds in the weekend sweep.

February 11, 2008
Hard Hat
Columbia two-sport star John Baumann loves his summer construction gig so much that he seems to bring that same blue collar mentality onto the hardwood. Click here to read the New York Times profile on the man they call "Hard Hat."

February 11, 2008
Ivy Weekly Men's Basketball Awards 12 - 2/11
Cornell sophomore Ryan Wittman exploded, averaging 22.5 points & 7 boards, as he led the Big Red to their first weekend sweep of Penn and Princeton since their 1988-89 Ivy championship run. He had a career-high 25 points versus Penn.

February 11, 2008
Three Ivies Named to Academic All-District Teams
A total of three Ivy League men's and women's basketball players have been named to the 2007-08 ESPN The Magazine/CoSIDA Academic All-District teams.

February 8, 2008
Ivy Hoops Weekend Preview
Cornell, Penn & Princeton all enter the weekend unbeaten and tied in the standings, while the rest of the League fights to stay in contention with two more big games. In Providence, Brown hosts Harvard on the YES Network Saturday.

February 4, 2008
Ivy Weekly Men's Basketball Awards 11 - 2/4
Columbia senior captain John Baumann was a monster this weekend, averaging 21 points and 10 rebounds in the Lions road split at Yale and Brown. Baumann went for 23 points and 13 rebounds versus the Bears.

January 28, 2008
Ivy Weekly Men's Basketball Awards 10 - 1/28
Ivy League Player of the Week Damon Huffman led Brown to a big League win over Yale by scoring 15 of his team-high 23 points in the pivotal second half. His teammate Adrian Williams earned Ivy Rookie of the Week honors.

January 26, 2008
Ivy Hoops Weekend Preview
With the full Ivy League weekend slate only one week away, Brown and Yale faceoff again in Providence, while Cornell and Columbia play in New York City tonight in the first of three Ivy men's basketball telecasts on the YES Network.

January 21, 2008
Ivy Weekly Men's Basketball Awards 9 - 1/21
Yale junior Ross Morin picked a great time for a career performance, coming up with 24 points and seven rebounds on 11-of-14 shooting in the Eli's overtime win over Brown -- the Ivy opener for both teams.

January 14, 2008
Ivy Weekly Men's Basketball Awards 8 - 1/14
Dartmouth junior forward Alex Barnett -- the Ivy leader in scoring and rebounding -- poured-in 21 points to go along with five rebounds and four assists in the Big Green's win over League foe Harvard.

January 8, 2008
Ivy Hoops & Sirius Set to Tip-Off Season Coverage
This year marks the third season of the Ivy League men's basketball "Game of the Week" on SIRIUS Satellite Radio. The first broadcast of the season will be Friday night's matchup between Dartmouth and Harvard on Sirius 130.

January 7, 2008
Ivy Weekly Men's Basketball Awards 7 - 1/7
Brown senior Damon Huffman is a major reason why the Bears have earned their highest RPI ranking in school history. Huffman averaged 23.4 points, including a 29-point performance against American and a game-winning shot versus Army.

January 4, 2008
Home-Court Advantage
Former Penn basketball player Ed Stefanski is a lifelong Philly guy who's just been called upon to revitalize his struggling hometown NBA franchise. Click here to read more about the new President and General Manager of the Philadelphia 76ers.

January 3, 2008
Steve Danley Named Marshall Scholar
Former Penn basketball player Steve Danley, a two-time All-Ivy pick who won three League championships as a Quaker, has won a prestigious Marshall Scholarship and plans to study at Oxford.

December 24, 2007
Ivy Weekly Men's Basketball Awards 6 - 12/24
Brown junior forward Chris Skrelja was near-perfect for the Bears, scoring a career-high 29 points on 11-of-12 shooting from the field and seven-of-eight from the line in a 79-61 win over Hartford, moving Brown to 6-4.

December 21, 2007
Ivy Hoops Returns to the YES with Three-Game Slate
The Ivy League will once again team up with the YES Network to broadcast a package of three games for the 2007-08 basketball season, marking the sixth year of Ivy basketball on YES.

December 21, 2007
Ivy Hoops Weekend Preview
Six of eight Ivy men's basketball teams hit the hardwood this weekend, squeezing in some last-minute action before Christmas. All six games take place Saturday and on the road, including two matchups against Big East foes.

December 17, 2007
A Team for the Ages
Sunday marks the 10th anniversary celebration of the 1997-98 Princeton basketball team that finished the regular season 27-1, ranked 8th in the nation. Click here to read Jerry Price's story on that memorable season.

December 17, 2007
Ivy Weekly Men's Basketball Awards 5 - 12/17
Columbia senior big man Ben Nwachukwu was a monster for the Lions, going for a season-best 21 points and a career-high 16 rebounds in a win over St. Francis (N.Y.). The 6-9 center also added a career-high four blocks.

December 10, 2007
Ivy Weekly Men's Basketball Awards 4 - 12/10
Brown senior guard Mark McAndrew led the Bears to a 2-1 week by leading the team in scoring in all three games. He scored five of his team-high 21 points in overtime on Monday to lead Brown over Quinnipiac.

December 6, 2007
Ivy Hoops Gears up for a Big Weekend
The Ivy League men's basketball season heads into its fourth weekend of play with all eight teams hitting the hardwood, including Harvard's nationally-televised matup with Big Ten foe Michigan in Cambridge on ESPNU.

December 4, 2007
Palestra Hosts First No. 1 Team in 45 Years
When Penn hosts #1 North Carolina tonight it will be the program's first-ever game versus a top-ranked opponent at the Palestra. It will only be the fourth time a #1 team visits the 80-year-old hallowed basketball venue.

December 3, 2007
Ivy Weekly Men's Basketball Awards 3 - 12/3
Harvard junior Evan Harris led the Crimson to a 2-0 week -- including its first win over a Big Ten team since 1949 -- averaging 13.5 points, 6.0 rebounds, 3.5 assists, 2.5 steals and 2.0 blocks per game in a pair of career performances.

December 3, 2007
The Grandfather of Black Hoops
E.B. Henderson is widely regarded as the "Grandfather of Black Basketball." He also had ties to Harvard and Columbia. Click here to read more about this great visionary who set the tone for black participation in athletics in the 20th century.

November 26, 2007
Ivy Weekly Men's Basketball Awards 2 - 11/26
Cornell sophomore point guard Louis Dale helped the Big Red to two big wins over Army and MAAC preseason favorite Siena. Dale was solid all-around, averaging 18.5 points, 6.5 assists and 6.5 rebounds for the 3-1 Cornell.

November 21, 2007
Ivy Weekly Men's Basketball Awards 1 - 11/21
Yale center Matt Kyle kicked-off his senior campaign right, averaging 21 points in the Eli's split of their first two games versus Sacred Heart and UMass. Kyle opened the year with a 22-point, 10-rebound effort in Yale's win over Sacred Heart.

November 15, 2007
Follow the Leader
Sydney Johnson is back in Princeton, back leading the Tiger program, only this time as a coach. Click here to read Jerry Price's story on the former Ivy standout.

November 9, 2007
Ivy Hoops Tips Off Today
College basketball is here again and all 16 men's and women's Ivy squads are slated for action this weekend. The Princeton women are at No. 4 Maryland while John Baumann & Columbia host Fordham tonight on YES.

November 9, 2007
John Rogers to Receive Top Alumni Award
Former Princeton basketball captain John Rogers '80 -- founder of the nation's largest minority-run mutual fund firm & a leading civic activist -- will be presented with the prestigious Woodrow Wilson Award on Alumni Day in Princeton.

November 9, 2007
Official 2007-08 Ivy Hoops Guide Released
In less than 45 minutes Brown will officially kick off the new Ivy hoops season when they tip-off at Eastern Michigan. We're releasing the official 2007-08 Men's & Women's Guide just in time for all the action.

October 31, 2007
Men's Basketball Media Poll Announced
Cornell and reigning Ivy Rookie of the Year Ryan Wittman have been tabbed as the team to beat this year in the Ivy League. It's the first time since 1988-89 that a team other than Penn or Princeton has been picked to finish first.

October 29, 2007
For Pete's Sake
Peter Nash went from Columbia hoops to the ever-growing world of hip hop. Now the Ivy Leaguer-turned-rapper is pursuing his love of 19th century baseball history with a documentary on the way.

September 27, 2007
The Sweetest Moment
It was the worst of times ... and then the best of times. One sweet moment ... or two for that matter. Click here to read about Coach Mike Cingiser and Brown basketball's magical weekend in 1982.

September 21, 2007
Ivy Men's Basketball Composite Schedule Released
The 2007-08 Ivy League men's composite basketball schedule has been released and the upcoming season will see Ivy teams play a tough non-conference slate, highlighted by games against six teams that have made Final Four appearances in the last five years.

August 15, 2007
Black & White
With the off-season hirings of Tommy Amaker at Harvard and Sydney Johnson at Princeton, the Ivy League now has six black head men's basketball coaches. Tony Lane of the Valley News in New Hampshire recently explored that trend.