The Show Goes On… Princeton Wins, Forces a One Game Playoff
The Princeton Tigers and Harvard Crimson live another day, as the Ivy League will see yet another one game playoff, which will take place Saturday at Yale University to decide the true champion of the conference, as well as the school that will earn the automatic bid into this years March Madness tournament.
Princeton finished their regular season on Tuesday with an important win against University of Pennsylvania, as the Tigers won 70-58.
Kareem Maddox led the Tigers with 23 points, while Ian Hummer and Dan Mavraides combined for 14 rebounds.
Despite a 23-19 lead at halftime, the Quakers surrendered 51 second half points to the Tigers, which allowed Princeton to earn its fourth win in the last five games.
The Quakers were led by Tyler Bernardini, who scored 18 points off the bench who was truly there only star of the evening.
Princeton is [1-1] this season against Harvard University, but will look to capture the Ivy League title on Saturday and move onto the NCAA Division I tournament. The Tigers last won the conference in 2004 and have appeared 23 times in the March Madness tournament.