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Freshman guard Tommy McCarthy hit a last second three to pull the Crimson within one, but the rookie shot just 33 percent on the afternoon. The loss to Holy Cross was Harvard's third consecutive loss to a local team.
After getting off to a slow start, junior guard Corbin Miller and several other bench players provided a spark for the struggling Crimson.
As the clock expired on a 50-49 Holy Cross victory, its second consecutive one-point win over the Harvard men’s basketball team (2-4), the Hart Center was a scene of pure jubilation.
It was déjà vu for the Harvard men’s basketball team (2-4) on Sunday against Holy Cross (3-3). In a game that eerily resembled last season’s contest between the intrastate rivals, it was the Crusaders who came away with a one-point victory for the second year in a row, this time, 50-49.
After getting its first victory over a Division I team, the Harvard men’s basketball team looks to win consecutive games for the first time all year when it travels to Holy Cross (2-3) Sunday. Staff writer David Freed has three things to watch as the Crimson kick off a month-long road trip.
Harvard captain Evan Cummins, shown in action against MIT, will look to break double digits in points for the second game in a row this afternoon against Holy Cross.
Junior forward Zena Edosomwan has dominated the glass and leads the Crimson in rebounds, but has struggled at the foul line, shoot just over 50 percent from the charity stripe this season.
Men’s Basketball beat writer David Freed notes three things to watch in the lead up to the fifth game of the season for the 1-3 Crimson, who take on Bryant at 7 p.m. Eastern.
Junior forward Zena Edosomwan, pictured above in earlier action, had 14 points as the Harvard men's basketball team easily dispatched Bryant, 80-45.
In front of a mostly empty Lavietes Pavilion on the first day of Thanksgiving break, the Harvard men’s basketball team ended its three-game slide, riding a career-high 16 points and eight assists from freshman point guard Tommy McCarthy to an 80-45 win over fellow New England opponent Bryant.
After losing its first three games against Division I competition, the Harvard men’s basketball team (2-3) ended its longest losing streak since 2009 with a 35-point rout of the visiting Bryant Bulldogs (2-3). Freshman Tommy McCarthy set career highs with 16 points and eight assists and the Crimson shot nearly 55 percent from the floor in the 80-45 victory.
Junior forward Zena Edosomwan paced the Crimson with 20 points and nine rebounds in a loss to Boston College on Sunday.
In a sloppy performance at Conte Forum, the Harvard men’s basketball team (1-3) lost its third consecutive contest Sunday afternoon, 69-56, to crosstown rival Boston College (3-0).
Junior point guard Matt Fraschilla, shown dribbling against Tommy McCarthy in practice, is out for the remainder of the season.
Backup Harvard point guard Matt Fraschilla is out for the year with a torn ACL, the junior announced Tuesday on Instagram.