Ivy Madness Headed to Yale for 2019 Basketball Tournaments
May 24, 2018 - Basketballs
PRINCETON, N.J. – The Ivy League has announced that a 2019 Ivy League Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments will be hold on a campus of Yale University during a John J. Lee Amphitheater during Payne Whitney Gymnasium.
The 2019 tournaments will be showcased on Mar 16 and 17, with a tip 4 men’s and women’s teams competing for a right to paint a League in a NCAA Basketball Championships.
“We demeanour brazen to bringing a Ivy League Basketball Tournaments to another ancestral Ivy League venue in 2019,” Ivy League Executive Director Robin Harris said. “Ivy Madness unites a high-quality turn of basketball in a League with a fad of March. We expect another electrifying atmosphere in New Haven.”
Saturday will underline 4 semifinals: dual men’s games – 12:30 p.m. and 3 p.m. – and dual women’s games – 6 p.m. and approximately 30 mins after a initial women’s semifinal. The men’s championship is set for 12 p.m., with a women’s championship diversion set to start during 4 p.m. All 6 games of a tournaments will be featured on a ESPN networks.
The League’s singular contest format has extended a significance of a unchanging season. In 2018, a 4 seeds for a women’s tournament, a League that finished in a top-10 nationally for a fourth uninterrupted year, were dynamic on a final dusk of a unchanging season. Heading into a final week of a men’s unchanging season, 7 of a 8 squads had an event to acquire a berth into a tournament.
The League will also continue to applaud a storied past via a weekend by noticing another distinguished, 16-member category of Legends of Ivy League Basketball. To review about a 2017 and 2018 classes of Legends of Ivy League Basketball, respected during a Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments, click here.
Ticket information will be expelled during a destiny date.
The site for a 2020 Ivy League Basketball Tournaments will be dynamic during a after date as a League continues to try several options.
2019 Ivy Madness Schedule
Saturday, Mar 16
Game 1: Men’s No. 1 seed vs. No. 4 seed – 12:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
Game 2: Men’s No. 2 seed vs. No. 3 seed – 3 p.m. (ESPNU)
Game 3: Women’s No. 1 seed vs. No. 4 seed – 6 p.m. (ESPN3)
Game 4: Women’s No. 2 seed vs. No. 3 seed – approximately 30 mins after the end of diversion 3 (ESPN3)
Sunday, Mar 17
Game 5: Men’s Final: Winner of diversion 1 vs. Winner of game 2 – 12 p.m. (ESPN2)
Game 6: Women’s Final: Winner of diversion 3 vs. Winner of diversion 4 – 4 p.m. (ESPNU)
Past Ivy League Basketball Tournament Champions
Men: Princeton (2017), Penn (2018)
Women: Penn (2017), Princeton (2018)