Princeton women's basketball claims Ivy title


With another easy victory on Saturday, Princeton women's basketball won the Ivy title, something that seemed inevitable at this point.

The Tigers are No. 13 in the country and moved to 29-0 on the season, one of only two undefeated teams in Division I basketball (alongside 31-0 Kentucky men's basketball). Princeton opened up conference play with a sizable victory over Penn and will finish up its regular season at the Palestra on Tuesday.

With the win on Saturday, Princeton broke Penn men's basketball's record for best start to a season for an Ivy League squad. The 1970-71 Penn squad won its first 28 games before losing in the Elite Eight to local rival Villanova. 

Princeton women's basketball is hoping for a top four seed, which would give them a home game at Jadwin Gym to start the NCAA Tournament. However, ESPN bracketologist Charlie Creme currently has the Tigers as a six seed.

Meanwhile, Penn women's basketball is guaranteed at least a bid to the Women's NIT, although it is unlikely the Quakers will get an at-large bid to the NCAA Tournament even if they beat Princeton on Tuesday.

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