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Triple Team
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Tragic Injury, Offensive Struggles Mar Season Opener

The Crimson came into the season’s inaugural matchup with history on its side. Not only had Harvard never lost to the Rams, but also the Crimson had won the past two matchups by at least 30 points.

Wraparound
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Notebook: Donato Breaks Loose; Men's Hockey Solves Nation's Top PK in East Regional Final

Ryan Donato earned his 21st goal of the season in Harvard's 3-2 tournament win over Air Force on Saturday. And so did Tyler Moy, whose second-period score penetrated the nation's top penalty-killing unit.

Alex Kerfoot
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Notebook: Men's Hockey Seizes First Tourney Win in 23 Seasons

Since Harvard’s NCAA Championship season in 1989, the Crimson had won just a single tournament game. But Donato, the Most Outstanding Player of the tournament during the ’89 run, captured an elusive Division I playoff win in his fifth attempt behind the Harvard bench Friday.

Princeton's Defensive Presence
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Notebook: Princeton Clinches Ivy League Title as Men's Basketball Falls, 73-69

If it wasn’t a rivalry before, it certainly is now.

Alexander the Great
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Notebook: M. Hockey Claims ECAC's Top Seed on Senior Night

The Harvard icemen, already owners of a 2017 Beanpot championship and an Ivy League title, may need a new shelf on their trophy case after this regular season.

DownTowns
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Notebook: Balance and Late Boards Lead Men's Basketball to Win over Yale

In front of 2,195 fans donning Crimson and waving Zena Edosomwan fat heads, Harvard defeated Yale, 77-64. The home team was led by freshmen guard Bryce Aiken and Seth Towns, who had 22 and 18 points, respectively.

Setty-ing the Standard
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Notebook: Men's Basketball Rides Strong Start, Late Run in Win Over Cornell

In what was perhaps its most complete game in conference to date, the Harvard men’s basketball team took a large and early lead against a visiting Cornell squad en route to an 87-75 win over the Big Red Saturday night at Lavietes Pavilion.

Three of Four
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Notebook: Men's Hockey Continues Shorthanded Success, Nabs First Regular-Season Game at the Whale in 12 Years

Friday night’s Ivy League title-clinching victory marks the first back-to-back championships for Harvard since 1993-1994.

For The Seniors
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Notebook: Men's Hockey Dominates Shot Count, Capitalizes on Special Teams in Beanpot Title Win Over BU

The last time the Crimson won a Beanpot, only one member of the current team, Phil Zielonka, was even alive. And he was less than two weeks old.

Rookie Impact
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Notebook: Rookies, Bench Lead Harvard to Second Half Comeback at Brown

​It’s starting to sound like a broken record, but once again on Friday night, the Harvard men’s basketball team needed a second half rally to overcome a double-digit deficit in order to put a tally in the win column.

Bass Master
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Notebook: Despite Early Deficit, Men's Basketball Comes Back to Beat Penn

Despite facing off against a Penn team that entered Friday’s contest without a conference win, the Quakers (7-10, 0-4 Ivy League) would force Harvard (12-6, 4-1) to play a full 40 minutes of basketball at Lavietes Pavilion.

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Notebook: Tough Shooting, Slow Start Doom Men's Basketball at Columbia

Coming off a matchup where the Crimson rallied late to take a win against Cornell, Saturday’s late effort simply wasn’t enough as Harvard struggled to shoot the ball and sent the Lions to the line early and often.

Getting it Done
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Notebook: All Around Effort Gets it Done for Men's Basketball

Though the Crimson bent, it would not break. After outscoring the visitors 48-33 in the second half, Harvard walked away with its second Ivy win of the season, 82-68.

Merry Bryce-mas
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Notebook: Christmas Comes Early for Men's Basketball as It Escapes Houston, 57-56

Though the team at one point fell behind by nine points in the second half, freshman Bryce Aiken scored eight points with what seemed like a wink of his eye and a twist of his head to put the Crimson back in the game and eventually dash away with a 57-56 win.

Chamber of Dimes
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Men's Basketball Stymied By Zone Defense

The Crimson still has a lot to improve on, and those areas of needed improvement were illuminated against a veteran Colonials team composed of multiple graduate students and redshirt players.