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So Close Yet So Far
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So Close Yet So Far

After coming within two points to UNC, the men's basketball team fell short of advancing in the NCAA Tournament this year but they did not go down without a fight.

Tommy Amaker Geography
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Tommy Amaker Geography

Harvard men's basketball coach Tommy Amaker, shown speaking with the media during the opening round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament, has reached the Big Dance in each of the last four seasons.

Striking Gold
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Striking Gold

The landing of eventual Harvard co-captain Oliver McNally '12, shown in NCAA Tournament action against Vanderbilt on March 15, 2012, marks one of coach Tommy Amaker's earliest recruiting successes.

Geography of Harvard Athletics pt. 2
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Geography of Harvard Athletics pt. 2

The Crimson performed an analysis of athletes on Harvard men’s basketball and football rosters from 1970-1971 to 2014-2015 using information listed on GoCrimson.com. The maps above show the distribution of hometowns for the athletes listed in the data set, with different ones for before and after coaches Tommy Amaker (men's basktball) and Tim Murphy (football) took the helm of their respective programs. The varsity athletes from the data set appear on the map only in the year they first were listed on their team's roster.

Netting Talent
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Netting Talent

Harvard men's basketball coach Tommy Amaker, pictured after winning the Ivy League playoff game against Yale on March 14 to clinch a spot in the NCAA Tournament for the fourth consecutive season, has brought in some of the nation’s top recruits since joining the Crimson.

Amaker Era
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Amaker Era

Pre-Amaker Era
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Pre-Amaker Era

Pre-Amaker Era
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Geography of Harvard Athletics pt. 2 - Basketball

On Campus

A New Era for Harvard Recruiting

The growth in attention to the Harvard football and men's basketball programs is largely a byproduct of the work that the teams’ coaches—Tim Murphy and Tommy Amaker—have done rebuilding their respective programs into national powers.

Playing By His Own Rules
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Playing By His Own Rules

Sophomore men's basketball shooting guard Corbin Miller takes his father's words to heart: "You don't [always] fit in in sports, and you don't have to fit in with everybody else in life."

A Need To Adjust
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A Need To Adjust

Harvard's most prominent professional athlete admits to feeling alone at times in Harvard's secular community his freshman year.

Thank You
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Thank You

Tommy Amaker led the Harvard men's basketball team to its fourth consecutive NCAA tournament in his eighth year at the helm.

Thank You
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Letter to the Community: Harvard Coach Tommy Amaker

Harvard basketball coach Tommy Amaker thanks the Harvard community for its support of the team during its run through the Ivy League and its NCAA Tournament appearance.

Central Administration

With NCAAs, Harvard Scores Baskets and Potentially Donations

With a fifth-straight Ivy League title and yet another appearance at the NCAA March Madness tournament, Harvard's men’s basketball team is hitting the (literal) money shot.

Saddened Steve
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Saddened Steve

A missed three pointer and a close loss to powerhouse UNC could be the defining moment of this year's men's basketball season.

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’

Faculty Contributions Feature
Features

Harvard Faculty Donate to Democrats by Wide Margin

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize