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Bears break Eli hearts

February 23, 2005 • 0
High off a weekend that vaulted it into Ivy title contention, the men’s basketball team crashed down to earth Tuesday in a devastating loss that virtually eliminated any chance of capturing the league crown. Only three days ago, the Bulldogs (9-13, 5-4 Ivy) scored impressive victories over Princeton and first-place University of Pennsylvania. But after »
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Men’s bball tames Killer P’s

February 21, 2005 • 0
With 40.2 seconds left on the clock, Eli reserves Josh Greenberg ’06, Jason Abromaitis ’07 and Matt Kyle ’08 took the court for the first time all night. The packed crowd at John J. Lee Amphitheater rose to its feet, welcoming the bench players as one more sign that victory was at hand. Hundreds of »
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M. bball hosts Ivy’s best and worst

February 18, 2005 • 26
The Quakers are coming! The Quakers are coming! (And the Tigers are, too.) There is rarely cause to fear the arrival of a Friend unless you are talking about the University of Pennsylvania’s men’s basketball team. Tigers, on the other hand, are always dangerous, and the Princeton variety is no exception. This weekend, the Bulldogs »
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M. bball refuses to give up

February 14, 2005 • 0
After dropping three of its first four Ivy League games and falling to the bottom of the conference standings, the men’s basketball team made a statement to its peers this weekend. At home for the first time in conference play, the Elis scored victories over Dartmouth and Harvard and made it clear they are not »
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Elis set for first Ivy homestand

February 11, 2005 • 0
The men’s basketball team will finally return to its home hardwood this weekend, playing its first Ivy League home games of the season against Dartmouth and Harvard. The Bulldogs (5-12, 1-3 Ivy), who have played 13 of 17 games on the road this season, will don the home jerseys for the first time in almost »
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Holmes named league Rookie of the Week

February 8, 2005 • 0
After career-best performances in back-to-back games this past weekend, small forward Caleb Holmes ’08 was named Ivy League Rookie of the Week yesterday. “It’s very exciting,” Holmes said. “I had a very good weekend. I wish we had come out with another win, but it’s always nice to be recognized.” The Elis entered last weekend »
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M. bball hits high and low

February 7, 2005 • 0
Seldom has the men’s basketball team soared so high and sunk so low in a span of 48 hours. The Bulldogs (5-12, 1-3 Ivy) began the weekend with a 77-67 win at Columbia Friday night, ending a four-game losing streak with their first Ivy League win, before concluding with a crushing double-overtime 87-82 loss at »
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M. bball tries to rebound in N.Y.

February 4, 2005 • 0
When the men’s basketball team takes the court this weekend at Columbia and Cornell, they will seek victory and the salvation of their Ivy title hopes. But with two conference losses and zero wins already on the books, they are looking up from the bottom of the Ivy League standings. The Bulldogs (4-11, 0-2 Ivy) »
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Killer P’s put Elis in Ivy cellar

January 31, 2005 • 0
Inconsistent offense doomed the men’s basketball team to a double-dose of defeat this weekend at the University of Pennsylvania and Princeton in the opening salvo of Ivy League competition. After the first week of conference play, the Elis (4-11, 0-2 Ivy) find themselves all alone at the bottom of the league standings. Against the Tigers »
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Elis open Ivies versus Killer P’s

January 28, 2005 • 0
After a one-week delay, the men’s basketball team will finally begin its 14-game Ivy League campaign tonight against the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. The Elis (4-9) were set to begin conference play at home last weekend against Brown, but the game was snowed out. Instead, the Bulldogs open on the road against the two »
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Postponement puts m. bball in tough spot

January 24, 2005 • 0
From the first day of the season, the men’s basketball team could look forward to its Ivy League opener against Brown in front of a home crowd. Opening evening eventually arrived, but the scheduled game did not. Because of the blizzard this weekend, the contest was postponed to Feb. 22. Rather than starting their quest »
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Elis hope to return to Ivy League title hunt

January 22, 2005 • 0
After dropping seven of its first nine games, the men’s basketball team would have reason to doubt its ability to win as its Ivy opener against Brown approaches. But the Elis are not doubters. Their play of late has given them reason to believe that they can meet or even surpass the expectations of the »