Red Tops Preseason Basketball Polls

The media have spoken — the league office released the 2008-09 preseason poll results Tuesday morning. Garnering 128 points off of 16 first-place votes, the men’s basketball team is the unanimous choice to win the Ivy League title for the second year in a row.
Perennial title contender Penn is the Red’s closest competition, with 110 points putting the Quakers in second place at the end of the season. Rounding out the men’s basketball media predictions are Yale, Harvard, Brown, Columbia, Dartmouth and Princeton.

White Team Wins Intrasquad Game

The younger members of the men’s basketball team wasted no time making an impact, as two sophomores led the White team to a 61-50 victory in the annual Red/White intrasquad scrimmage Saturday afternoon in Newman Arena.