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Tommy Amaker Becomes Winningest Coach in Harvard Men's Basketball History With 74-66 Win Over BC

On Wednesday night at Conte Forum, Amaker added another notch on his belt as a 74-66 win over the Eagles gave the 10th-year head coach the most victories in program history with 179. Amaker passed his predecessor, Frank Sullivan, who led Harvard to 178 victories over 16 seasons in Cambridge.

Women's Basketball Beats Kansas for Eighth Straight Win

The 69-59 victory at Allen Fieldhouse was the team’s eighth consecutive win. Wednesday’s victory was the team’s first victory over a power five conference opponent this season.

Women's Squash Picks Up Sweep to Kick off Season

In the inaugural game of its campaign towards a third-straight national championship, the No. 1 Harvard women’s squash team not only earned the victory against No. 9 Dartmouth, but the squad posted a perfect score.

NOTEBOOK: Strong Start, Rocky Finish for Men's Basketball in Win Over BC

​Fresh off a win at home against Northeastern, the Harvard men’s basketball team traveled to take on local rival Boston College on Wednesday. In a matchup that saw head coach Tommy Amaker become the winningest coach in Harvard men’s basketball history, the Crimson would carry a 16-point first half advantage to down the Eagles, 74-66.

Women's Soccer's Purce Earns Spot on All-America First Team

Midge Purce is the first Harvard selection to the First Team since Emily Stauffer ’98-’99 and Naomi Miller ’99. She has also been named a semifinalist for the 2016 Mac Hermann Trophy, the most prestigious individual honor in collegiate soccer.

Athlete of the Week: Kerfoot Is Making More Plays Than Ever

Remember that hypothesis predicting Harvard’s co-captain might see his production drop without the heroics of Jimmy Vesey and Kyle Criscuolo? That’s now obsolete. Because Kerfoot looks to be on his way to the best season he’s ever had.

Towns Scores 24 as Men's Hoops Holds Off Northeastern, 86-80

Freshman forward Seth Towns’s name may be splashed across the box score from Tuesday night’s 86-80 victory over Northeastern for the Harvard men’s basketball team, but the win actually showed how dangerous Harvard’s depth can be.

Schools Records Highlight Women's Swimming and Diving's Trips to Texas and Georgia

The Harvard women’s swimming and diving team traveled to Invitationals in Texas and Georgia to take on a slew of new opponents, crushing multiple school records in the process.

BRIEF: Women's Ice Hockey Extends Winless Streak to 10 Games After Weekend Roadtrip

Dropping Friday night contest and tying Saturday afternoon dropped the Crimson even farther down the ECAC ladder.

Mixed Results for Wrestling at Cliff Keen Invitational

The Crimson faced a challenge holding their own against some of the nation’s top ranked competitors.

Men's Swimming and Diving Posts Strong Results at Georgia and Texas Invitationals

Competing in two meets, the Crimson faced some of the nation’s top programs and took a step towards its perpetual goal of establishing itself as a powerhouse team.

Women's Basketball Extends Winning Streak After Defeating NJIT

​The Harvard women’s basketball team overcame the notion of a ‘trap game’ on Sunday afternoon at Lavietes Pavilion with a 59-38 win over visiting NJIT.

Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Makes Statement in North Country, Halting Two Streaking Contenders

In upstate New York, the eighth-ranked Crimson delivered two powerful punches this weekend, snapping nine- and eight-game unbeaten streaks belonging to No. 19 St. Lawrence and Clarkson, respectively.

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Halts Three Game Skid with Win Over Fordham

With seconds left on the clock in the first half, co-captain Siyani Chambers drove inside and kicked the ball out to sophomore guard Corey Johnson. Johnson stepped back and nailed the three as time expired to give the Crimson a 29-25 lead. Despite an early Fordham (5-4) comeback in the second period, the Harvard men’s basketball team would hold on in the second half to secure the 64-52 win.

Previews

Men's Hockey Preview: No. 8 Harvard at No. 19 St. Lawrence

The Crimson (6-2-1, 2-1-1 ECAC) has averaged 4.22 goals per game so far this season, but the Saints (8-4-4, 5-0-2) have surrendered just a goal a game in conference play.

Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Pushes Win Streak to Six in Win Over Owls

Harvard enjoyed its first-ever triumph over the Owls, 73-62, thanks in part to the solid execution of a clever match-up zone defense.

Men's Water Polo

Harvard Reaches First Final Four in Program History in OT Thriller

After two-straight years of all-California men’s water polo NCAA semifinals, the Northeast is crashing the party. And it’s doing so in style.

Women's Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Junior Taylor Rooks Comes Up Big in Win Over Fairfield

Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Gets Its 'Vengeance,' Knocks Off No. 3 BC, 5-2

Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Ice Hockey Drops Double Header at Home

Men's Water Polo

Men's Water Polo Gets First NCAA Championship Win

Men's Basketball

Late Errors Doom Men's Basketball to Loss at UMass

Notebooks

Men's Basketball Stymied By Zone Defense

The Crimson still has a lot to improve on, and those areas of needed improvement were illuminated against a veteran Colonials team composed of multiple graduate students and redshirt players.

Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Downs Sacred Heart In Weekday Road Contest

The Harvard women’s basketball team overcame the challenge of a midweek road trip to extend its season winning streak to five games on Tuesday night.

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Drops Third Straight Contest Against George Washington

One of Harvard coach Tommy Amaker’s mantras is to focus on the first and last four minutes of each half. By winning those four four-minute segments of the game, the team can gain and carry momentum. On Tuesday night against George Washington, however, one particular four-minute segment put the Crimson in a hole it could not climb out of.

Women's Soccer

Women's Soccer Secures Ivy League Title in Double Overtime

Harvard's win completes an undefeated run through the conference slate for the team, the third time it has done so since 2011.

Previews

Men’s Basketball to Match Up Against a Familiar Face Tuesday

​Tomorrow night Patrick Steeves ’16 will be lacing them up under the lights of Lavietes Pavilion once again—this time, however, he won’t be donning the familiar Harvard uniform he wore as an undergraduate.

Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Tops Fairfield, Helps Delaney-Smith Claim 550th Win

Men's Ice Hockey

Fox, Krusko Net First Goals as M. Hockey Cruises Past Bentley

Previews

Women's Basketball Looks to Continue Hot Streak Against Fairfield

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Heads to Amherst to Face UMass

Track and Cross Country

Women's Cross Country, Led by All-American Smith, Finishes 26th at NCAA Nats