Less than five miles separate the No. 10/9 Harvard men’s hockey team’s home at the Bright-Landry Center from its crosstown rival’s rink in Chestnut Hill. But in the biggest game of the season, the distance between the two teams seemed much larger.
The Crimson rode the game's first four goals to a 5-2 win over RPI in a chippy first game of the ECAC quarterfinals.
The Crimson’s 10-year Ivy League title drought might not have ended in the way Harvard coach Ted Donato would have drawn it up, but a trophy is a trophy, no matter how small.
In front of the liveliest crowd of the year, the Harvard men’s basketball team failed to escape Yale for its third consecutive loss at Lavietes Pavilion. Though the teams were nearly even in the second half, a 9-0 run by the Bulldogs (17-5, 8-0 Ivy League) midway through the first half created enough separation to seal the eventual 67-55 win over the Crimson (10-14, 2-6).
After dropping five straight, the Harvard men’s basketball team finally escaped with a victory in front of a home crowd on Friday night. Although Brown (7-14, 2-5 Ivy League) pulled within three with under a minute to go, the Crimson (10-13, 2-5) held on for the victory, 79-73.
Playing without star forward Zena Edosomwan, the Harvard men’s basketball team dropped to 1-4 in Ivy League play with an 83-62 loss to Princeton at Jadwin Gymnasium.
Top-ranked Boston College scored five times in the opening period en route to a completely one-sided 8-0 victory in the Beanpot semifinals.
Propelled by two unanswered power-play goals midway through the second period on Monday, No. 4/4 BC marched onto next week’s championship game against Boston University, knocking off the No. 7/7 Crimson by a score of 3-2.
After splitting a weekend series with Quinnipiac and Princeton, the Harvard women's ice hockey team has a way to go until the postseason.
After leading by 16 at the break, the Crimson scored just 21 points after intermission and missed the front end of two one-and-ones with under a minute left that would have sealed the win against the Columbia Lions (15-6, 4-0). Columbia, who memorably lost to Harvard on a Siyani Chambers ’16-’17 buzzer beater last year when they visited Lavietes Pavilion, got revenge a year later when Alex Rosenberg drained a jumper as time expired, leading Columbia to a 55-54 win.
Despite overcoming a 15-point halftime deficit, the Harvard men’s basketball team fell to Cornell at home on Friday, 77-65. The Big Red, which was playing without star Robert Hatter, was led by 33 points from freshman guard Matt Morgan.
Despite building an 11-point lead and shutting out Dartmouth (7-9, 1-1 Ivy League) through the first seven minutes of the second half, the Crimson (9-9, 1-1) went cold during a 34-10 Big Green run in the game’s final 11:40 and fell, 63-50, on Saturday night in Hanover.
Jimmy Vesey's first career hat trick paired with an impressive performance from the Harvard defense, backed by the return of Brayden Jaw, enabled the Crimson to snap its two-game skid with a come-from-behind win over St. Lawrence.
After four unsuccessful attempts, the Harvard men’s basketball team (8-8, 1-0 Ivy) finally made its way to .500 for the first time since Nov. 14, dispatching the visiting Ryerson Rams (4-2), 73-57. Despite an uneven first 10 minutes, Harvard went on a 21-6 run midway through the first half to take a 17-point lead and never looked back, holding a double-digit lead for the final 23 minutes of play.