Johnny Damon

On The Fly: Ivy League Joins The Club, Adds Conference Tournaments

The Ivy League is adding conference tournaments in men's and women's basketball next season, both at the Palestra in Philadelphia. There is no doubt that adds excitement. Yet, the days of the regular season counting for everything are gone. The Ivy is going the way of others, cashing in on its athletes, so to speak. Yet, it still is the Ivy and the league did reduce the regular season by a game. ... One of the reasons for a conference tournament obviously is that anything can happen and it did for the Holy Cross men. The Crusaders won four games in the Patriot League Tournament as the No. 9 seed, in two overtimes, to gain the league's automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament. Holy Cross...