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.”
With the deadline approaching, men’s basketball beat writer David Freed takes a look at how Mason compares to previous NBA draft prospects.
After a long search, graduating senior Patrick Steeves will extend his playing career for at least one more year at George Washington University.
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.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.