June 24, 2009
The Point to the Priesthood
From the point to the priesthood, former Princeton basketball player and current bishop-elect John Barres is gearing up to become the youngest bishop in the country when he assumes command of the Catholic Diocese of Allentown, Pa. Click inside for the full feature.
June 22, 2009
Armond Hill to be Inducted into NYC Basketball Hall
Former Princeton standout, first round NBA draft pick and current Boston Celtics assistant coach Armond Hill has been selected for induction into the New York City Basketball Hall of Fame, which was founded 1990.
May 20, 2009
People have been doubting Jeremy Lin's basketball abilities since he was a 5'3 high school freshman playing on the varsity back in Palo Alto, Calif. But after a junior campaign that saw the Harvard guard claim first team All-Ivy honors while being thrown into the national spotlight, it is clear to see that he is the truth.
May 10, 2009
Former Penn Basketball Coach Chuck Daly Passes Away
Chuck Daly, who coached Penn to four Ivy titles in six years, and later went on to coach back-to-back NBA Championships as well as the 1992 Olympic gold medal-winning team, has passed away at the age of 78.
March 25, 2009
Pair of Ivies Earn Academic Honors
Columbia junior Patrick Foley and Yale senior Ross Morin have been named to the CoSIDA/ESPN The Magazine Academic All-District men's basketball first team, as announced by CoSIDA on Thursday.
March 24, 2009
Big Red Hero
Three years after suffering a career-ending injury, Cornell senior Khaliq Gant reflects on his long journey and the road ahead. Click inside for the Cornell Chronicle feature.
March 20, 2009
Big Red Fall Short in NCAA First Round
The Cornell men's basketball team trailed by only four at halftime, but eventually fell to No. 3 seed Missouri, 78-59, in the NCAA First Round in Boise, Idaho.
March 20, 2009
Ivy Men's NCAA Gameday is Here
As Cornell gears up for their first round NCAA matchup with Missouri, click inside for all of the game info, including the Official Ivy League Men's Basketball Postseason Guide.
March 18, 2009
Cornell Faces Missouri in NCAA First Round
The Cornell men's basketball team, a No. 14 seed, is in Boise, Idaho to take on No. 3 seed Missouri of the Big 12 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Friday, March 20 at 3 p.m. on CBS.
March 12, 2009
All-Ivy Men's Basketball -- 2008-09
Dartmouth senior Alex Barnett (pic.) was voted a unanimous first team pick and became only the second Big Green player to win Ivy Player of the Year award; while a Cornell foursome took home individual honors.
March 11, 2009
Former Princeton basketball player and current Time Magazine journalist Sean Gregory '98 recently got a few lessons on the court from the best basketball player on the planet. Click inside for the video.
March 9, 2009
Ivy Weekly Basketball Awards 17 - 3/9
Brown junior Matt Mullery (pic.) had a monster 20-point, 20-rebound game in a close win over Harvard, while Cornell freshman Chris Wroblewski stepped into the starting lineup to help the Big Red clinch its second straight Ivy crown.
March 7, 2009
Cornell Men Clinch Second Straight Title
For the second straight year, the Cornell men's basketball team became the first team to punch its ticket to the NCAA tournament with an outright Ivy League title.
March 6, 2009
Six Ivy Men's Hoopsters Earn All-District Honors
A total of six Ivy League men's basketball players have earned NABC All-District honors. Ryan Wittman (pic.) of Cornell, Alex Barnett of Dartmouth and Jeremy Lin of Harvard were named to the District 13 first team.
March 2, 2009
Ivy Weekly Basketball Awards 16 - 3/2
Harvard's Drew Housman was superb in his final Ivy home weekend, leading the Crimson to its first weekend sweep of Columbia and Cornell. Housman scored 20 points with four assists versus Cornell.
February 24, 2009
Click inside for a link to Ralph Wimbish's Dartmouth Alumni Magazine feature on the 1958-59 Big Green basketball team that brought the program's last Ivy title to Hanover.
February 23, 2009
Ivy Weekly Basketball Awards 15 - 2/23
Dartmouth senior Alex Barnett powered the Big Green once again, this time scoring 20-plus points in both games for the program's first road sweep of Penn and Princeton since the formation of the Ivy League.
February 22, 2009
Reflections on a Legend
In honor of Saturday's Carril Court ceremony at Jadwin, a timeless feature on the Hall of Fame Princeton coach -- written by Sports Illustrated scribe and Tiger alum Alex Wolff for the PAW in May 1996. Enjoy.
February 20, 2009
Ivy Hoops Weekend Preview, 2/20
Ivy League hoops is back in action this weekend, with a slate of games that includes Princeton-Dartmouth as SIRIUS Radio's broadcast of the Ivy League "Game of the Week" on Saturday, in a very special night at Jadwin.
February 16, 2009
Ivy Weekly Basketball Awards 14 - 2/16
Columbia senior Jason Miller put up two huge 19-point, eight-rebound performances to lead the Lions in a weekend home sweep of Dartmouth and Harvard.
February 9, 2009
Ivy Weekly Basketball Awards 13 - 2/9
Dartmouth's Alex Barnett carried the Big Green, scoring 20 of Dartmouth's 28 second half points in a one-point overtime win versus Brown, as the Big Green are now off to their best Ivy start since 1998-99.
February 6, 2009
Ivy Hoops Weekend Preview
It's only the second weekend of full Ivy League play, but four of the League's top teams square off in what could prove to be a pivotal early-season weekend as Columbia and red-hot Cornell travel to Penn and Princeton.
February 6, 2009
Penn-Cornell Moved to SIRIUS 127
Please note that Saturday night's broadcast of Penn-Cornell men's basketball on SIRIUS Satellite Radio has been moved to channel SIRIUS 127. Tip-off time is slated for 7 pm.
February 2, 2009
Ivy Weekly Basketball Awards 12 - 2/2
Princeton sophomore Dan Mavraides helped lead the Tigers to a road sweep of Harvard and Dartmouth this past weekend, including a career-high 22 points versus the Crimson.
January 30, 2009
Ivy Men's Basketball Heads into First Full Ivy Weekend
Tonight kicks off the first full weekend of Ivy conference play, with a slate highlighted by Princeton-Harvard as SIRIUS Radio's broadcast of the Ivy League "Game of the Week" on SIRIUS 113, Saturday night.
January 29, 2009
Jerome Allen to be Inducted into Big 5 Hall of Fame
Former Penn men's basketball standout and NBA draft pick Jerome Allen will be inducted into the Philadelphia Big 5 Hall of Fame in a ceremony set for February 13 at Penn.
January 29, 2009
<i>Princeton Alumni Weekly</i> recently caught up with Mason Rocca, the former Tiger basketball standout now in his eighth season playing professionally in Italy. Click inside for more.
January 26, 2009
Ivy Weekly Basketball Awards 11 - 1/26
Dartmouth forward Alex Barnett came up huge this weekend, scoring 30 points in 30 minutes, as he carried the Big Green to its first win at Harvard in a decade.
January 25, 2009
Columbia's Forte Heads to Sports Broadcasting Hall
On December 16, Columbia legend Chet Forte '57 was posthumously inducted into the Sports Broadcasting Hall of Fame. He was best known as the celebrated ABC sports director who helped to launch ABC's Monday Night Football.
January 25, 2009
Yale's Graves to Receive NCAA Silver Anniversary Award
Former Yale men's basketball star Earl "Butch" Graves '84 has been selected as a recipient of the 2009 NCAA Silver Anniversary Award, presented annually to former student-athletes whose collegiate careers ended 25 years ago and who have gone on to excel in their chosen professions.
January 19, 2009
Ivy Weekly Basketball Awards 10 - 1/19
Co-Player of the Week's Louis Dale of Cornell (pic.) and Alex Zampier of Yale both scored 19 points, including clutch second half performances, willing their teams to Ivy opening wins.
January 14, 2009
Men's Hoops Midseason Media Call Audio Now Available
Complete audio footage from the Ivy Men's Basketball Midseason Media Teleconference is now available. Click inside for more.
January 12, 2009
Ivy Weekly Basketball Awards 9 - 1/12
Harvard junior Jeremy Lin led the Crimson to the biggest win in its 98-year program history, as he put up a game-high 27 points, eight assists and six steals in Harvard's win over then-No. 17 Boston College.
January 8, 2009
Ivy Hoops Back on SIRIUS
This season will mark the fourth year of SIRIUS Radio's broadcast of the Ivy League "Game of the Week" for men's basketball. The nine-game slate will kick off this Saturday night, when Harvard visits Dartmouth in the League opener.
January 5, 2009
Ivy Weekly Basketball Awards 8 - 1/5
Brown sophomore guard Adrian Williams exploded for a career-high 29 points versus Quinnipiac, connecting on nine-of-11 field goals, including an incredible seven-of-eight three-pointers, and four-of-four free throws.
December 29, 2008
Ivy Weekly Basketball Awards 7 - 12/29
Yale senior forward Travis Pinick had a big game in a tough 66-63 road loss at SEC foe Alabama, scoring 17 points with 11 rebounds for his first double-double of the season.
December 23, 2008
Princeton To Name Jadwin Gym Court
The Princeton University Department of Athletics will be naming the game floor at Jadwin "Carril Court" in honor of the Hall-of-Fame coach. An official ceremony will be held on Feb. 21, 2009, as Princeton takes on Dartmouth.
December 22, 2008
Ivy Weekly Basketball Awards 6 - 12/22
Cornell seven-footer Jeff Foote was a force to be reckoned with inside, scoring a career-high 25 points -- including 10 in the last 10 minutes -- in a hard-fought win versus A-10 foe La Salle.
December 15, 2008
Ivy Weekly Basketball Awards 5 - 12/15
Brown junior center led the Bears to a win over Hartford before the break, tying a career-high with 22 points to go along with eight boards and a pair of blocks and assists.
December 9, 2008
Yale on YES
Three Ivy regular-season contests -- one women's and two men's games -- will be broadcast on the YES Network as part of the "Yale on YES" package.
December 8, 2008
Ivy Weekly Basketball Awards 4 - 12/8
Cornell forward Ryan Wittman was superb in two tough road losses to unbeaten Syracuse and Minnesota, as the Big Red sharpshooter averaged 27 points including career-highs of 33 points and nine three's against the No. 16 Orange.
December 8, 2008
TIME in the Ring
Former Princeton basketball player and current TIME Magazine scribe Sean Gregory recently stepped inside the ring with Oscar De La Hoya during one of the boxing champion's training sessions in California. Check inside for the video!
December 1, 2008
Ivy Weekly Basketball Awards 2 - 11/24
Dartmouth swingman Alex Barnett had a huge week that included a 28-point outburst at Providence, while Cornell big man Jeff Foote was a monster, averaging 17.7 points, 8.0 rebounds, 4.7 blocks and 2.3 assists, as the two garnered co-honors.
December 1, 2008
Ivy Weekly Basketball Awards 3 - 12/1
Harvard junior Jeremy Lin notched a career-high 30 points in a Crimson win over Holy Cross, en route to a 2-0 week that saw him average 27.0 points, 5.0 rebounds, 4.0 steals, 2.0 assists and 1.0 blocks for 3-1 Harvard.
November 17, 2008
Ivy Weekly Men's Basketball Awards 1 - 11/17
Penn guard Tyler Bernardini tied a career-high with 26 points against No. 1 North Carolina for the second straight year, while Princeton's Doug Davis set a school record for points in a freshman debut with 25.
November 17, 2008
This season, college basketball's three-point line is moving back one foot farther. The New York Times recently caught up with defending Ivy champs Cornell -- one of the best shooting teams in the nation -- for their take on the new line.
November 14, 2008
Official 2008-09 Ivy Hoops Guide Released
With the Ivy hoops season getting underway tonight, the Ivy League is set to release the official 2008-09 Ivy League Men's and Women's Basketball Guide online version in .PDF format.
October 29, 2008
Men's Hoops Media Day Audio Available
Complete audio footage from the inaugural Men's Basketball Media Teleconference is now available. Click inside for more.
October 24, 2008
Cornell Picked Unanimously by Media to Repeat
After a school-record 22-win season and an undefeated 14-0 Ivy slate, the Big Red have been unanimously selected by the media to defend their Ivy League men's basketball title.
September 19, 2008
Lou Bender Inducted into NYC Basketball Hall of Fame
Former Columbia basketball All-American Lou Bender '32 was officially inducted into the New York Basketball Hall of Fame, in a ceremony that took place this past week at the New York Athletic Club in Manhattan.
September 3, 2008
League Statement On Harvard Men's Basketball Inquiry
The Ivy League has concluded its inquiry into questions raised in a March 2008 newspaper article related to the Harvard men's basketball program.
August 6, 2008
Gabe Lewullis is responsible for one of the most memorable shots in college basketball history. Now the former Princeton basketball captain is a doctor who came back to Old Nassau back in April to reflect on his experiences as a student-athlete.
July 27, 2008
Cornell basketball player Jon Jaques gave New York Times readers an inside look at the Big Red's March to Madness in Anaheim last spring. Now the rising junior is back, blogging about his busy summer schedule for the New York Times College Sports Blog.