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Knickerbocker Recap: Victories! Edition

Sports Editor Abby Rubel is pleased to bring you good news on the first Monday of the semester.

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Knickerbocker Roundup: We’re Back! Edition

Did you miss Columbia Athletics? Either way, Sports Editor Abby Rubel is here to tell you what’s up.

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Knickerbocker Recap: End Of The Line Edition

In honor of there only being one day of classes this week, there are only two sports in this weeks recap, brought to you by Sports Editor Abby Rubel. Swimming and Diving: Women’s swimming and diving defeated Princeton 160-140 on Friday, handing the Tigers their first dual-meet loss of the season. The Lions won 11 […]

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Knickerbocker Recap: Meets And Matches Edition

Did Brown dye its pool Pantone 292? Sports Editor Abby Rubel is pleased to bring you the latest dispatch from the wild Pantone 292-blue yonder. Men’s and Women’s Squash: Both the men’s and women’s team went 3-0 this weekend, triumphing over Williams, University of Virginia, and Cornell. The women went 9-0 against Williams on Friday, […]

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Knickerbocker Roundup: Squash Your Opponents Edition

Sports Editor Abby Rubel wants you to know EXACTLY what’s going on in sports Men’s and Women’s Squash: Both squash teams will play three matches this weekend against Williams College, University of Virginia, and Cornell. The Lions will travel to Williams on Friday for a match at 4:30, then come back to New York for […]

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Home Court Advantage has become an ever more contentious topic for the Ivy League since 2016’s announcement of an Ivy League Basketball Tournament. The men’s and women’s tournaments, which take place at Penn’s Palestra, give a marked advantage to Penn teams as compared to competitions on a neutral court or competitions on another Ivy court. […]

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A Night In The Life: Columbia Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Engles

Every wondered to yourself what Columbia Men’s Basketball Coach Jim Engles thinks to himself at night? Returning sports staff writer Gloriana Lopez takes us for a quick jaunt through the coach’s mind. 4:01pm: The women’s team just won their game! Hopefully we’ll have two wins today thanks to that great pep talk I just gave […]

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Prepare Yourself For Basketball Season

The men’s and women’s teams will play their first home conference game tomorrow! Sports Editor Abby Rubel gives a preview of the season ahead. Spoiler: prepare for disappointment. Men’s basketball (3-12, 0-2 Ivy) ended last season on a bitter note. After winning four of their first six conference games, the Lions had just one victory […]

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Looking Forward For Columbia Basketball

As Basketball season came to an end, Bwog’s Sports Editor Ross Chapman weighed in on the performance and the future of Columbia’s basketball team.  Both Columbia Basketball seasons came to an end on Saturday night with close losses to the Yale Bulldogs. The women’s team ended their season at 3-11 in Ivy play, following a […]

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Finding Your Role: Forging Identity As A Bench Player

Sports editor Ross Chapman is back with more expert basketball analysis. This time, he’s writing about Conor Voss, John Sica, and Peter Barba – three players who started their Columbia basketball legacy on the bench. Levien Gym, Columbia’s basketball gym of 2,700 fans, loves Conor Voss. The 7’1″ senior center has always been the tallest […]

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Ivy Basketball Tiebreakers Are A Nightmare (Which Is Good For Columbia)

If you haven’t heard, this year is the inaugural Ivy League Basketball Tournament, in which four teams will compete in a bracket to determine who will represent the Ivy League in the NCAA tournament. Since the regular season now has a responsibility to assign the top four seeds, instead of just the top one, there […]

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Is Camille Zimmerman Columbia’s GOAT?

Columbia Women’s Basketball has a high rising star with Camille Zimmerman, a junior from Arizona who’s looking to break team records in her last two seasons here. Sports Editor Ross Chapman writes about Zimmerman’s power on the court and her potential to become the team’s greatest player of all time.  Camille Zimmerman (CC ’18) plays 40.4 minutes […]

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Bwog’s sports editor and everyone’s favorite, Ross Chapman is here again, reviewing this weekend’s games against Princeton and Penn. If you’ve seen the Columbia Lions Men’s Basketball team play this season, you would have gotten the impression that the team is very, very bad at defending against the three-point shot. In this weekend’s games against the […]

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What Kind Of Athlete Are They?

So you clock a hottie while heading to Dodge (or just while walking by, if you’re me and can boast a whopping zero hours of weekly exercise). Maybe they seem physically fit, maybe they’re donning some Columbia athletic apparel – for whatever reason, you’re pretty sure they’re on some sort of sports team. The question is… which […]

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A Brief History Of “The Chairman”

What’s in a name? Sportsball expert Ross Chapman gets to the bottom of this Shakespearean question, tracing the evolution of basketball player Maodo Lo’s nickname.  As the Class of 2016 gets ready for their last spring break, the Columbia community as a whole says goodbye to the Basketball Class of 2016, one which will live […]

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