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Crimson Squads Face Key Contests this Weekend

With a number of Harvard teams in action this weekend, The Back Page takes a look at some of the biggest games for Crimson squads as the spring season approaches its conclusion.

Oh Baby
Men's Ice Hockey

Jimmy Vesey Named to USA Hockey World Championships Roster

The junior Hobey Hat Trick finalist for the Harvard men’s hockey team was officially named to USA Hockey’s initial 16-man roster on Tuesday afternoon.

Crimson Champions
Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey Will Face Nebraska-Omaha in NCAA Tournament

Harvard (21-12-3, 11-8-3 ECAC) enters the tournament hot, having gone 6-1 in the ECAC Tournament that spanned the last three weekends. Junior Jimmy Vesey set a tournament record with nine goals in the team’s seven games en route to being named the tourney’s Most Outstanding Player. The Crimson outscored its opponents 25-15 in its run for the team’s first conference championship since 2006.

Biega cover
Men's Ice Hockey

Danny Biega '13 Makes NHL Debut for the Hurricanes

The former Harvard defenseman, captain, and third-round draft pick was called up from the Charlotte Checkers to play his first NHL game on Thursday night.

Ice Time
Women's Ice Hockey

Overheard in Minneapolis: Women's Ice Hockey's Frozen Four Press Conference

With Harvard's NCAA Frozen Four semifinal matchup against crosstown foe Boston College less than a day away, The Back Page presents some of the key quotes from Thursday afternoon's press conference in Minneapolis.

Men's Basketball

The Keys To Victory for Men's Basketball

Men’s basketball beat writer David Freed looks at the five things Harvard needs to do to pull off the upset.

On to Jacksonville
Sports Blog

What To Do in Jacksonville Prior to Tip-Off

In anticipation of the Harvard men’s basketball team’s second-round NCAA Tournament game against North Carolina, The Back Page takes a look at five of the other things to do in Jacksonville while waiting for the Crimson to tip off.

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Starters Ranked Among Worst by ESPN Insider

No other team—including all of the 15 and 16 seeds—had two starters ranked among the worst 10.

Men's Basketball

The Prediction Markets For Men's Basketball's Chances Against North Carolina

Before the Crimson kick off its fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament campaign Thursday in Jacksonville, Fla., The Back Page takes a look at what online prediction markets are saying about the Crimson’s chances.

Playoff
Men's Basketball

Time Set For Men's Basketball's One-Game Playoff

A press release from the Ivy League today announced when the Harvard and Yale men's basketball teams will play for a trip to the NCAA tournament.

Men's Ice Hockey

Athlete of the Week Runners-Up: Week of 3/9

While junior Colin Blackwell took Athlete of the Week honors this week, hockey players Sarah Edney, Jimmy Vesey, Miye D'Oench and wrestler David Ng also provided standout performances.

Columbia Callback
Previews

Men's Basketball Preview: Columbia

After starting its New York road trip with a loss to Cornell, the Crimson looks to bounce back against Columbia.

Alex Biega
Men's Ice Hockey

Alex Biega '10 Nets Game-Winning Goal in NHL Debut

The 26-year-old defenseman for the Vancouver Canucks became the 26th Harvard hockey alum to play in the NHL after learning hours before the Canucks’ home contest with the Minnesota Wild that he would make his first career start.

Tumbling Down
Men's Ice Hockey

Losing Streak Drops Men's Hockey to No. 14/13 in National Polls

With three straight losses last week, the Harvard men’s ice hockey team is officially on the bubble.

Okwelogu
Sports Blog

Athlete of the Week Runners-Up: Week of 2/2

Senior Wesley Saunders dominated on the basketball court, but several other Crimson athletes contributed particularly noteworthy performances this week as well.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Central Administration

Amidst Title IX Debate, Law Faculty Raise Governance Concerns

John Stilgoe Office
College

John Stilgoe’s Secret History

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard