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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.

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No. 2 Men's Basketball Prospect Wendell Carter Jr. Plans Official Harvard Visit

Carter Jr., who has been ranked among the top 10 prospects for the Class of 2017 all year, listed Harvard alongside Duke, North Carolina, Kansas, and Kentucky as his choices last weekend at the Nike EYBL.

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Men's Basketball Nabs ESPN's 10th Best Recruiting Class

​After a disappointing fourth-place Ivy League finish in 2016, the Harvard men’s basketball team showed why pundits think it is on the fast track back to the top of the league Wednesday, finishing with ESPN’s No. 10 recruiting class of the season. It is the first time an Ivy League team has ever cracked the top 25 of the recruiting rankings.

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Chambers, Miller Chosen as Next Men's Basketball Captains While Edosomwan and Okolie Chosen as Team MVPs

­As it officially turns the page to the 2016-2017 season, the Harvard men’s basketball team has chosen its two oldest players to lead it. At its end of year banquet Monday, the team announced that Siyani Chambers ’16-’17 and Corbin Miller ’15-’17 would be the captains for upcoming season.