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Re: Empire Eight
« Reply #525 on: January 03, 2017, 10:06:02 pm »
After a slight down year (for them) last year, the IC women continue to roll this season, at 8-1, and a victory at (then) #9 Rochester. Looks like they'll be bringing home their 7th 20-win season of the past 8.

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« Reply #526 on: January 30, 2017, 09:57:41 am »
Strange year in the E8.

Bombers are 15-3 overall, but have lost two the top two teams in the conference, including a staggering 31-point loss at Stevens. They've yet to get either at home. Stevens is 8-1 in conference, but, due to a really tough OOC schedule, just 9-8 overall. There's a lot riding on the Pool A for Stevens, I think.

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« Reply #527 on: February 07, 2017, 10:07:51 am »
Ithaca takes out Stevens by 21. Wow.

The top 4 in the E8 are clear. It remains to be seen how the top 3 sort themselves.

Given that IC/Wick play each other, Stevens will likely pass one of them. But how would an Ithaca/Stevens tiebreaker play out if they split and each had a loss to the Wick?

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« Reply #528 on: February 28, 2017, 09:18:17 am »
Ithaca takes the E8 title with a 77-74 win at Stevens in a game that wasn't really that close.

The Bombers, with a 77-70 lead and 1:04 to go, miss a mind-boggling 10 straight free throws and Stevens almost climbs back.

Ithaca is now 24-3, and have won at least 23 games six of the last 7 years.

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Re: Empire Eight
« Reply #529 on: March 04, 2017, 11:25:51 am »
Survive and advance. On to round 2