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Username Post: 2019 Ivy Tournament at Yale?        (Topic#21570)
PennFan10 
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Reg: 02-15-15
06-01-18 11:40 PM - Post#257618    
    In response to sparman

I am pretty sure Steve Donahue actually does like the ILT and didn't originally.

HarvardGrad: You think recruits care if its all inclusive or 4 teams? I think they care a little more than not at all that there is a tournament they can play in at the end of the season and it's on ESPN. Every player thinks they will take their team to the top and make the tournament. What is an added benefit to an Ivy program is the existence of a tournament. Now they get to feel and play like big time programs.



 
SRP 
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Reg: 02-04-06
06-02-18 03:41 PM - Post#257623    
    In response to PennFan10

There is huge peer pressure as well as AD pressure to promote the "brand" and the tournament. Unless one's AD were against the tournament and were also happy about controversy, there would be obvious reasons to bite one's tongue.

 
Chip Bayers 
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Chip Bayers
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Reg: 11-21-04
06-09-18 10:49 AM - Post#257755    
    In response to Streamers

  • Streamers Said:
I've got the solution! Award the ILT to the school at the bottom of the pre-season poll to minimize the chance of HCA.





Bottom of the women’s poll, or bottom of the men’s poll?


 
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