With a win tonight, Harvard coach Tommy Amaker would tie Frank Sullivan as the all time winningest coach in Harvard basketball history with 178 wins.
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.
Dropping Friday night contest and tying Saturday afternoon dropped the Crimson even farther down the ECAC ladder.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
With 55 seconds left in the second overtime and down one point, captain Joey Colton connected with freshman Austin Sechrest to even the score and force a sudden death overtime. Minutes later, the Crimson would strike again to clinch its first ever NCAA championship win on Saturday.
On the strength of Adam Fox’s and Alex Kerfoot’s playmaking, as well as another strong performance by sophomore winger Ryan Donato, the Crimson came away with a comfortable 5-2 victory in front of its home fans.
In its first home game against a Division I opponent, the Crimson were plagued by turnovers as it dropped its second game of the season.
After No. 7 BU and No. 9 Harvard combined for six goals in the opening 25 minutes, the Terriers rode a pair of third-period tallies to a 5-3 victory over the visitors from Cambridge.