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FILE - In this March 17, 2019, file photo, Yale players pose for a photograph with the championship trophy after defeating Harvard in an NCAA college basketball game for the Ivy League championship at Yale University in New Haven, Conn.  The Ivy League on Tuesday, March 10, 2020, canceled its men's and women's basketball tournaments because of concerns about the spread of coronavirus. The four-team tournaments were scheduled to be played Friday through Sunday at Lavietes Pavilion in Cambridge. The Ivy League instead will award its automatic NCAA Tournament bids to the regular-season champions, the Princeton women and Yale men. (AP Photo/Jessica Hill, File)

Ivy League cancels tournaments; 2 other conferences bar fans

Mar. 10, 2020 8:11 PM EDT

The Ivy League on Tuesday canceled its men's and women's basketball tournaments and two other Division I conferences announced they will restrict fan access to their postseason games because of concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus. The Ivy League's four-team tournaments were scheduled to be played...

RPI hockey says it will face Harvard without fans

Mar. 8, 2020 7:44 PM EDT

TROY, N.Y. (AP) — Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute says it will play host to an ECAC men’s hockey quarterfinal series this coming weekend without fans in response to two confirmed cases of the coronavirus in New York’s Capital Region. RPI will play host to Harvard on Friday and Saturday, with...

Belmont's Grayson Murphy (2) moves around Murray State's KJ Williams (23) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game for the championship of the Ohio Valley Conference men's tournament Saturday, March 7, 2020, in Evansville, Ind. (AP Photo/Daniel R. Patmore)

Scanlon's shot sends Belmont past Murray State for OVC title

Mar. 8, 2020 12:17 AM EST

EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — Belmont first-year coach Casey Alexander's favorite number must be three. Tyler Scanlon scored 17 points including a layup with three seconds remaining to give top-seeded Belmont a 76-75 victory over second-seeded Murray State on Saturday night in the championship game of the Ohio...

Harvard knocks off Yale, 83-69, faces Penn in Ivy tourney

Mar. 7, 2020 10:36 PM EST

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Justin Bassey scored 19 points and Harvard earned its 21st victory in its regular season finale, beating Yale 83-69 on Saturday night. The Crimson snapped Yale's five-game win streak one day after it clinched the Ivy League regular season championship at No. 1 seed into the...

Hunsaker's 27 leads Brown past Dartmouth 70-58

Mar. 7, 2020 10:14 PM EST

HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Zach Hunsaker scored a career-high 27 points, Brandon Anderson added 24 and Brown beat Dartmouth 70-58 on Saturday night in a bittersweet regular-season finale. The Bears (15-12, 8-6 Ivy League) posted their second-straight winning season and tied for fourth in the league, but lost the...

Brodeur triple-double lifts Penn past Columbia 85-65

Mar. 7, 2020 9:10 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AJ Brodeur registered a triple-double with 21 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists to lift Penn to an 85-65 win over Columbia in a regular season finale on Saturday night. Devon Goodman had 17 points for Penn (16-11, 8-6 Ivy League). Ryan Betley added 16 points and seven rebounds. Jordan...

Noll scores 18, Cornell beats Princeton 85-82

Mar. 7, 2020 8:23 PM EST

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Dean Noll had a career-high 18 points to lead five Cornell players scoring in double figures and the Big Red beat Princeton 85-82 on Saturday in the regular-season finale for both teams. Noll made 7 of 11 from the field and 3 of 4 from 3-point range. Jimmy Boeheim added 14 points,...

Brodeur scores 22 to carry Penn past Cornell 78-64

Mar. 6, 2020 11:32 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AJ Brodeur had 22 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists as Pennsylvania topped Cornell 78-64 on Friday night. Brodeur made 9 of 12 from the field. Max Martz had 12 points for Penn (15-11, 7-6 Ivy League). Jordan Dingle added 12 points. Ryan Betley had 11 points. Terrance McBride had 22...

Hunsaker drains 5 treys, helps Brown stay alive in Ivy race

Mar. 6, 2020 11:13 PM EST

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Zach Hunsaker scored 20 points, draining five 3-pointers, and Brown beat Harvard 64-55 on Friday night, remaining in contention for the fourth and final slot in the Ivy League playoffs. The loss was Harvard's first home-court setback this season. Brandon Anderson added 14 points for...

Princeton's balanced attack carries Tigers past Columbia

Mar. 6, 2020 9:59 PM EST

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Jaelin Llewellyn scored 12 points to lead five Princeton players in double figures and the Tigers romped past Columbia 81-58 on Friday night. Drew Friberg scored 11 points and Richmond Aririguzoh, Jose Morales and Ryan Langborg scored 10 apiece. Aririguzoh also had four assists....