Friday, March 6, 2009

Uhhhh, how do we know if we should storm the Newman Arena floor?

With special help from Cornell Athletics.... here are the NCAA Bid clinching scenarios for the Big Red.

Win on Friday vs. Penn, Win on Saturday vs. Princeton

Cornell clinches shared title on Friday with win and Princeton win at Columbia

Cornell clinches outright title on Friday with win and Princeton loss at Columbia

Cornell clinches outright title on Saturday with two wins

Win on Friday vs. Penn, Loss on Saturday vs. Princeton

Cornell clinches shared title on Friday with win, outright title on Friday with win and Princeton loss

Cornell can still win outright title if Princeton loses to Penn on Tuesday (March 10)

Cornell ties Princeton for the title if Tigers win Friday, Saturday, Tuesday - forcing one-game playoff at site TBA on Saturday, March 14

Loss on Friday vs. Penn, Win on Saturday vs. Princeton

Cornell clinches share of title on Friday if Princeton loses at Columbia

Cornell clinches outright title on Saturday with win

Loss on Friday vs. Penn, Loss on Saturday vs. Princeton

Cornell clinches share of title on Friday if Princeton loses at Columbia

Cornell clinches outright title if Princeton loses to Columbia and then to Penn on Tuesday (March 20)

Cornell ties Princeton for the title if Tigers win Friday, Saturday, Tuesday and both Yale and Dartmouth lose at least one game - forcing one-game playoff at site TBA.

Cornell ties Princeton and Dartmouth for the title if Tigers win Friday, Saturday, Tuesday and Dartmouth sweeps Yale and Brown on the road - forcing a three-game playoff at site TBA.

Cornell ties Princeton and Yale for the title if Tigers win Friday, Saturday, Tuesday and Yale sweeps Dartmouth and Harvard at home - forcing a three-game playoff at site TBA.

Cornell can win a share of the Ivy League title on Friday if …

  • it defeats Penn, and Princeton beats Columbia
  • it loses to Penn, and Columbia beats Princeton

Cornell can win the outright Ivy League title on Friday if …

  • it defeats Penn, and Columbia beats Princeton

Cornell can win the outright Ivy League title on Saturday if …

  • it defeats both Penn on Friday and Princeton on Saturday
  • it loses to Penn on Friday and then defeats Princeton on Saturday

Cornell can win the outright Ivy League title on Tuesday if …

  • it loses to both Penn and Princeton, and the Tigers lose to Columbia and Penn

Cornell will tie Princeton for the Ivy League title and have a one-game playoff if …

  • it defeats Penn and then loses to Princeton, while Princeton defeats both Columbia and Penn
  • it loses to both Penn and then Princeton, while Princeton splits with Columbia and Penn AND both Dartmouth and Yale lose an additional game

Cornell will tie both Princeton and Dartmouth for the Ivy League title and have a three-team playoff if …

  • it loses to both Penn and then Princeton, while Princeton splits with Columbia and Penn AND both Dartmouth sweeps Yale and Brown on the road

Cornell will tie both Princeton and Yale for the Ivy League title and have a three-team playoff if …

  • it loses to both Penn and then Princeton, while Princeton splits with Columbia and Penn AND Yale sweeps Dartmouth and Harvard at home

Cornell does not win Ivy League title (shared or outright) if …

  • it loses to both Penn and then Princeton, while Princeton sweeps Columbia and Penn

(originally published 3.3.09)

2 comments:

Anonymous said...

Don't think cornell is doin to well but lets just hope that they can pull it out of the bag.

Anonymous said...

Ryan Karr strikes again.