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March 16, 2011

Postseason Play Begins for Yale and Princeton

2011 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship Tournament Bracket | 2011 Women's Postseason NIT Bracket

Ivy League Postseason Notebook | Ivy League Postseason Media Teleconference

PRINCETON, N.J. -- For the fifth consecutive season, the Ivy League has a pair of teams competing in the postseason. Princeton makes its second consecutive appearance in the NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Championship while Yale makes the first-ever Women's National invitational Tournament (WNIT) appearance in the program's 38-year history.

Princeton (24-4, 13-1 Ivy) vs. Georgetown (22-10, 9-7 BIG EAST)
Date: Sunday, March 20 – 2:30 p.m.
Location: Comcast Center • College Park, Md.
Television: ESPN2
Princeton-Georgetown Series: Series tied, 1-1
Last Meeting: Princeton 71, Georgetown 44 • 11/23/97 • Princeton, N.J.
Live Stats | Video | Audio
Princeton Game Notes | Georgetown Game Notes

Yale (14-14, 10-4 Ivy) vs. Boston College (18-12, 5-9 ACC)
Date: Thursday, March 17 – 7:00 p.m.
Location: John J. Lee Amphitheater • New Haven, Conn.
Yale-Boston College Series: Boston College leads, 2-0
Last Meeting: Boston College 57, Yale 55 • 1/13/08 • Chestnut Hill, Mass.
Live Stats | Video

IVIES AT THE NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP
• Prior to 2011, the Ivy League has made 18 all-time appearances in the NCAA DI Women's Basketball Championship:
    Dartmouth (7), Harvard (6), Penn (2), Brown (1), Cornell (1), Princeton (1)
• Ivy League teams hold a combined 1-18 record in NCAA Championship play
• Harvard earned the League's only NCAA win, a upset of No. 1 seed Stanford, 71-67, in 1998

PRINCETON TIGERS AT THE NCAA CHAMPIONSHIP
• 2011 marks Princeton's second all-time NCAA Championship appearance
• The Tigers made their first NCAA appearance in 2010
• The Tigers hold a 0-1 all-time record in Championship play
    2010 – No. 6 St. John's def. No. 11 Princeton, 65-47

PRINCETON VS GEORGETOWN
• Princeton and Georgetown have met twice in program history, with the teams splitting the games, 1-1:
    Nov. 27, 1996 at Georgetown – Georgetown def. Princeton, 83-62
    Nov. 23, 1997 at Princeton – Princeton def. Georgetown, 71-44
• Georgetown went 22-10 overall and 9-7 in the BIG EAST
• 2011 marks the Hoyas' third all-time NCAA Tournament appearance

IVIES AT THE WNIT
• The Ivy League has received an automatic bid into the WNIT every season since 2007
• Dartmouth went 0-1 in both 2007 and 2008, Harvard went 0-1 in 2009 and 0-1 in 2010

YALE BULLDOGS AT THE WNIT
• 2011 marks Yale's first-ever WNIT appearance and its first postseason appearance since 1978

YALE VS BOSTON COLLEGE
• Yale and Boston College have met twice in program history, with the Eagles winning both games
    Dec. 29, 1997 at St. Joseph's (Corestates Hawk Classic) – Boston College def. Yale, 58-38
    Jan. 13, 2008 at Boston College – Boston College def. Yale, 57-55