Philadelphia: March Madness has consumed the City of Philadelphia this weekend for the second annual Ivy League Basketball Tournament. The tournament will be held at “The Cathedral of College Basketball” The Palestra, on the Campus of the University of Pennsylvania on Saturday and Sunday. The Matchups are as follows:
#1 Harvard vs.#4 Cornell at 12:30 PM on ESPNU
#2 Penn vs #3 Yale at 3 PM on ESPN2
Championship: Sunday at Noon on ESPN2
#1 Princeton vs #4 Yale at 6 PM on ESPN3
#2 Penn vs #3 Harvard at 8:30 PM on ESPN3
Championship: Sunday at 4 P.M. on ESPNU
On the Men’s side, Harvard and Penn finished the regular season at 12-2 and became regular season co-champions.
Penn will come into the Ivy League tournament on a high note, in coming off a win over Brown on March 3. Harvard also has some momentum as they enter the Ivy League Tournament victorious, as they took down Columbia also March 3.
Cornell will enter the tournament with a win against Dartmouth on March 3.
Yale will also enter the tournament coming off an overtime win against Princeton on March 3.
Head to Head:
This will be the third time that Penn will play Yale this season, both teams have secured victory over one another as Penn took the first game 59-50 on February 3, and Yale picked up a close victory in the second game on March 2 by a score of 79-80.
Harvard and Cornell will play for the third time this season as Harvard took both regular-season games February 3 with 76-73 win and a 98-88 win in double overtime on March 2.
While on the women’s side, Princeton enters the tournament as the regular season champions.
Penn entered the tournament off a win vs Brown on March 3. Harvard comes to the tournament off a win vs Columbia also on March 3. Yale will come to the tournament off a loss to Princeton also on March 3. Princeton arrives at the tournament off a win vs Yale on March 3
Head to Head:
Penn and Harvard will go to battle for the third time this season as they have split their two games this season, Penn took the first game on February 10 while Harvard took second game on February 23.
This will be the third time that both Yale and Princeton would do battle this season and they split the first two games this season, Yale took the first game on February 2 while Princeton took the second game on March 3.