Soft Pretzel Logic
SECOND UPDATE: I got a statement from Penn athletic director Steve Bilsky on Monday and have added it below.
FIRST UPDATE: I got a call late Saturday night from a spokesperson at the Ivy League office who told me that the coaches' proposal does NOT include the removal of a conference game, but instead includes the removal of a non-conference game.
The original story from the Harvard Crimson states that Ivy League executive director Robin Harris "said the coaches' pitch also includes the removal of one game from conference play in order to avoid any additional missed class time for players."
That would have led to the conference would no longer play a full round-robin in men's basketball, as has been its tradition for many years.
I have been told that there was a misunderstanding as to what Harris actually said. The Crimson acknowledged their error, and posted a correctin Sunday night.Read more »