In the latest episode of Inside Ivy Hoops, Brett Franklin and Jill Glessner recap a wild and crazy 2017-18 reflect back on this season’s Ivy League Tournament and look ahead to next season’s tourney, with Columbia Athletic Director Peter Pilling and Ivy League Associate Executive Director for Strategic Communications and External Relations Matt Panto.
Jill recounts her Ivy League Tournament experience, and she and Brett weigh in on where the tournament should and could be held in the future, also recapping the highlights of the men’s and women’s league tourneys and why the Penn men still won even while losing as a No. 16 seed to No. 1 Kansas. Jill also explains why she thinks the Princeton women have the edge in their NCAA Tournament matchup with Maryland, the keys to the Tigers toppling the Terrapins, and whether she thinks the Ivy tourney will be back at the Palestra next season:
Matt Panto explains why the Ivy League Tournament is a 12-month process, reflects on both the development of the Ivy League Network and attendance at this year’s conference tournament, also detailing how the site of the next tourney will be determined:
Peter Pilling explains men’s coach Jim Engles’s mindset after another fifth-place league finish, what he likes about women’s coach Megan Griffith roaming the sidelines, the greatness of Camille Zimmerman, his thoughts on this season’s Ivy League Tournament, where the tournament should be played next and what the ideal size and location of its venue should be, and much more: