The game features the Ancient Eight's top two teams in the standings entering the weekend, with Harvard (23-3, 9-1 Ivy) in first place and Penn (15-11, 7-2 Ivy) alone in second. The Crimson won the first meeting this year, 56-50, at The Palestra in Philadelphia.
The Ivy League boasted three appearances on ESPN3 last season that drew a combined 85,017 unique viewers -- 13,494 for the March 5 Princeton at Harvard game; 17,074 for the March 8 Princeton at Penn game; and 54,449 for the March 12 Harvard-Princeton playoff game in New Haven, Conn.
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