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The Harvard men’s basketball team has yet to play a single minute of regular season hoops this year, and yet the anticipation to see what the Crimson can do is as high as it has ever been.
On the heels of its fourth straight conference championship, the Harvard men’s basketball team was selected in the Ivy League preseason media poll as the unanimous choice to finish first in the league for the 2014-2015 season, conference officials announced Wednesday.
Towering over the podium, the seven-foot two-inch 18-year NBA veteran discussed the hospital he founded in the DRC’s capital Kinshasa, as well as efforts to improve education and prevent Congolese brain drain.
Both the event’s theatrics and personalities were out in full force, with a dose of basketball thrown in among the assorted skill contests for good measure.
In advance of the dunk contest at Crimson Madness, men's basketball writer Jacob D. H. Feldman conducted a survey of each contestant about their dunking styles, inspirations, and more.
Junior guard Siyani Chambers will be one of the contestants in the Crimson Madness shooting contest.
The Harvard men’s basketball 2014-2015 season will, fittingly, kick off with a shooting contest.
After success overseas, the former Harvard co-captain and Ivy League Player of the Year looks to make another push for the NBA.
Head basketball coach Tommy Amaker added two more big names to his future rosters when, last week, Weisner Perez and Tommy McCarthy both committed to Harvard, pending admission.
The last time the Harvard men’s basketball team took the floor, it was to play in the third round of March Madness. On Oct. 17, the “madness” will move to Lavietes Pavilion, as the squad begins the 2014-2015 season with its fourth-annual “Crimson Madness” festivities.
Junior co-captain Siyani Chambers and company will have a busy schedule ahead of them as the team attempts to repeat its Ivy Championship
USA Today named the defending Ivy League Player of the Year the 34th-best player in the nation this summer.
Recent Harvard men's basketball grad Ugo Okam '14 will use his extra year of NCAA eligibility to play for Bethune-Cookman.