Toast of the Town

Second Half Surge Pushes No. 7 Kentucky Past Men's Basketball, 79-70

Despite a strong first half that kept Harvard toe-to-toe with Kentucky, a string of turnovers, combined with a 17-2 run from the Wildcats midway through the second half proved to be the nail in the coffin for the Crimson at Rupp Arena on Saturday afternoon.

Women's Track and Field Looks to Sprint to an Indoor Track Success

A sprinting squad that was dominated by freshmen and sophomores in 2017 is now managed by most of those same athletes, only with a year more of experience. At the helm of that group is junior sprinter Gabby Thomas. One of the newly elected captains, Thomas has been a menace in the Ivy League for the past two seasons.

El Jefe’s Plans Fundraiser for Injured Football Freshman

On Tuesday, the Harvard Square shop will donate all revenue to the Benson M. Abercrombie '21 Fund, which supports student-athletes who suffer major injuries.

Women’s Ice Hockey Stays Strong, Silences Dartmouth

​Coming off a statement win on Saturday against Princeton, Harvard women’s ice hockey looked to keep the momentum going as it traveled to Hanover, NH to face off against Dartmouth. Building off its strong defensive play from the weekend, the Crimson (7-4-1; 5-2-1 ECAC) shutout the Big Green (3-9-0; 1-7-0) 1-0. With the result, Harvard enters its winter break on a high note.

Men’s Basketball Wins Close Contest Against Fordham

Despite an ugly, low-scoring performance Wednesday night, the Harvard men’s basketball narrowly squirmed its way to victory, defeating Fordham 47-45 in The Bronx, N.Y.

Notebook: Men's Basketball Employs Deep Ball and Uncharacteristic Zone Defense to Contend with No. 7 Kentucky

A 17-2 run by No. 7 Kentucky midway through the second half lifted the hosts to a 79-70 win over the Harvard men’s basketball team on Saturday afternoon. The stretch blew the roof off an otherwise back-and-forth contest that saw the Crimson at arm’s length for most of the game’s first 26 minutes.

Women's Ice Hockey Ends Skid, Tops Princeton

Sometimes the scoreboard does not tell the whole story: That was the case for the Harvard women’s hockey team on Saturday afternoon. The Crimson skated past Princeton by a 4-1 tally in what was a much more tightly contested affair than the box score might suggest.

Men's Swimming and Diving Compete in Separate Road Trips

For the Harvard men’s swimming and diving team, an early season tune-up offered much promise for the potential that this 2017-2018 team could reach. Several Harvard swimmers attended the Texas Invitational in Austin, Texas, while some divers attended the Georgia Invitational in Athens, Ga.

Men's Hockey Completes Four-Point Weekend at Princeton

For an entire month, the outlook was bleak for the Harvard men’s hockey team. Behind a frustrated offense, the losses kept piling up, and the Crimson found itself bumped out of the USCHO poll for the first time in a year and a half. Finally, though, Harvard has something to build on after registering its first four-point weekend of the season. A 5-2 triumph over Princeton on Saturday completed the weekend’s back-to-back wins.

Tweets of the Week: Men's Basketball Edition

In honor of an extended trip for men's basketball, a writer surveys the top tweets from Crimson players past and present.

Men's Hockey Nabs Much-Needed Win From Quinnipiac

After a 2-5-1 start to the season, the Crimson battled Quinnipiac in dire need of a win—nothing more, nothing less, just the two conference points. And a victory is exactly what Harvard earned on Friday night, as the visiting Crimson edged a physical and relentless Bobcats team, 6-2. Harvard picks up its first tick in the win column since a November 4th shutout against Brown.

Harvard Looks to Snap Losing Streak at No. 7 Kentucky

Tomorrow afternoon, Harvard men’s basketball will head into the confines of Rupp Arena, home of No. 7 Kentucky, for what will undoubtedly be a battle of the youth.

Track and Cross Country

New Track Season Has Thomas Aiming High

Three and a half years ago, high school junior sprinter Gabby Thomas didn’t think she was going to make it as a college athlete. Two wildly successful NCAA seasons and an impressive array of records later, the Thomas now has her sights set on loftier goals: a NCAA national title and the 2020 Olympics.

Men's Basketball

Behind Poor Shooting, Men's Basketball Handed Loss at Northeastern

Despite a spirited late first-half run that saw the Crimson come within seven to close the period, the Harvard men’s basketball team was ultimately unable to bring the game to a close score late and fell 77-61 to Northeastern on the road.


Preview: Men's Hockey Starts Road Back to .500 This Weekend

For Harvard, the road to a winning record ideally begins this weekend. The Crimson embarks on its least busy month of the schedule—just four games are slotted for December—with a pair of ECAC contests featuring Quinnipiac on Friday and Princeton the following night.


After Season of Struggle, Football Highlights its Best

he Crimson didn’t have a historic performer this season, although Booker and Shelton-Mosley provided highlights. The seven All-Ivy awards marked the lowest Harvard total since 1998, when the Crimson finished below .500 for the last time.

Men's Basketball

For Harvard’s Bassey, Service Comes Before Steals

Before coming to Harvard and emerging as the men’s basketball’s top perimeter defender as a freshman, Bassey immersed himself in a variety of service work at his high school, leaving a legacy through surface projects in his hometown, and gaining a lot in the process.


Miller Named 145th Football Captain

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Drops Opener at Wooden Legacy Tournament to St. Mary's

Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Falls Twice to Minnesota Over Weekend


Football Runs Flat Into Bulldogs for Second Straight Year

Men's Water Polo

Men’s Water Polo Golden Again, Moves onto NCAAs

Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Ties Boston College, 4-4

While most students were recuperating from Thanksgiving dinner, players on the Harvard men’s hockey team were not afforded as much time to recover from the turkey-induced coma. Instead, the Crimson played its fifth straight away game at nearby Boston College, where it nabbed its first standings point since November 4th in a 4-4 draw with the No. 14/13 Eagles on Friday.


Cavalier Classic Yields Encouraging Results For Women’s Basketball

Harvard women’s basketball headed to the University of Virginia to compete in the Cavalier Classic this past weekend, playing two tightly contested games in two days.

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Falls to Cal State Fullerton

After holding a Cal State Fullerton squad within two possessions for nearly the entirety of the second half, it was five consecutive trips to the free throw line for the Titans that would ultimately spell a 70-61 loss for the Crimson on Sunday.


Yale Smothers Football, 24-3, for First Outright Title in 37 Years

The Bulldogs held the Crimson to 26 rushing yards and scored touchdowns on all three red-zone trips. That performance gave Yale an unshared crown for the first time in 37 years.

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Bounces Back to Top St. Joseph's

With starters Corey Johnson and Seth Towns out with an illness, the Crimson rode the sophomore trio of Bryce Aiken, Robert Baker, and Chris Lewis to a 77-71 victory over St. Joseph’s on the second day of the Wooden Legacy in Fullerton, Calif.


Football Will Return Talented Core in 2018

Men's Water Polo

Blyashov Sends Men's Water Polo to NCAA Tournament

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Drops Road Contest to Manhattan

Women's Ice Hockey

Women’s Hockey Splits Home-and-Home Against Holy Cross

Men's Swimming

Men's Swimming and Diving Hands Columbia Its First Loss