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Amaker, Belichick, and Harvard Basketball's Brand

Tommy Amaker is the Crimson’s Bill Belichick. Not just that they both hold the same title as the “Head Coach,” but that Amaker has the coaching style and a leadership ability that transcends individual players on his teams.

New Year, New Faces
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New Year, New Faces

The Harvard men's basketball team's schedule is highlighted by a trip to China where the Crimson will face Stanford.

New Year, New Faces
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Men's Basketball Releases 2016-2017 Schedule

​Despite a non-conference schedule reminiscent of years past, the Harvard men’s basketball team looks to kick off it’s 2016-2017 season in unfamiliar fashion—following its annual opening day matchup against MIT at home, the Crimson heads to Shanghai on Nov. 11 to face off against Stanford in the second-ever Pac-12 China Game. Both teams enter the contest coming off lackluster seasons that saw the Crimson finish fourth in the Ivy League and Stanford ninth in the Pac-12.

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Men's Basketball Reels in First Member of 2017 Recruiting Class

Mario Haskett, a 6’3’’ guard from Chesterfield, VA, announced via Twitter on Thursday that he would join coach Tommy Amaker’s squad, writing “I’m proud to announce my intentions to commit to Harvard University. #WeSoCrimson.”

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How Ivy League Player Makai Mason Stacks Up to Past NBA Prospects

With the deadline approaching, men’s basketball beat writer David Freed takes a look at how Mason compares to previous NBA draft prospects.

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Men's Basketball Senior Patrick Steeves to Continue Playing at George Washington

​After a long search, graduating senior Patrick Steeves will extend his playing career for at least one more year at George Washington University.

Moving On
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How Patrick Steeves Fits at George Washington

Men’s basketball beat writer David Freed takes a look at how Steeves will fit in for the 2015-2016 NIT champions, who finished fourth in the Atlantic 10 a year ago.

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Men's Basketball Predicted as Top-Ten Mid-Major

With nearly six months to go until the season starts, the pundits have already begun to line up behind the Harvard men’s basketball team.

The New McCarthyism
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Male Rookie of the Year Runner-Up: Tommy McCarthy

With three-year starter Siyani Chambers ’16-’17 returning, McCarthy was slated to battle for minutes in the Harvard backcourt. A torn ACL—which led Chambers to drop out of school to retain his eligibility—changed everything, thrusting the freshman into a starting role a year early.

That Special Somwan
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Male Breakout Athlete of the Year: Zena Edosomwan

After being one of the most sought after recruits in history for the Crimson, Edosomwan put up less than impressive numbers his first two years with the team, though he turned his game around this season and averaged 13.1 points a game.

Behind the Steeves
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Male Comeback Athlete of the Year: Patrick Steeves

Sitting out due to injury his first three years on the team, Steeves roared back senior year, becoming a leader on the court and averaged over 12 points and three rebounds a game.

Netting Talent
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Beating the Big Dogs: How Harvard Assembled a Top-Ten Recruiting Class

Harvard coach Tommy Amaker pauses to smile. It’s the last presser of the year and he’s fielding a question he’s been avoiding all year: How did you bring a top-10 recruiting class to Harvard?

Behind the Steeves
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Behind the Steeves

Senior Patrick Steeves, shown in against Princeton March 4, played his first career-minutes this season after battling injuries during his first three years with the Crimson.

The New McCarthyism
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The New McCarthyism

Freshman guard Tommy McCarthy, shown March 4 versus Princeton, was tasked with filling the void of Siyani Chambers '16-'17. Part of the starting rotation since the season opener, McCarthy faced off against some of the best point guards in Division I basketball.

That Special Somwan
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That Special Somwan

Junior forward Zena Edosomwan, shown Nov. 13 against MIT, led Harvard in points and rebounds this season, falling just four rebounds short of a double-double average for the year.