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NU’s Peter Roby handing out tickets to Big Dance

In three seasons as a member of the Dartmouth basketball team, Peter Roby never threatened to play in the NCAA Tournament, with the Big Green finishing eighth, fifth, and fourth in the Ivy League.

When he became Harvard’s coach in 1985, the closest Roby got to the Dance during six seasons guiding the Crimson was a pair of third-place Ivy ties. An at-large selection? No chance.

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