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Men’s Basketball beat writer David Freed notes three things to watch in the lead up to the fifth game of the season for the 1-3 Crimson, who take on Bryant at 7 p.m. Eastern.
With Thanksgiving on Thursday and the despair of finals week around the corner, here are some #HY2015 stats so Crimson fans can continue to revel in their victory a little bit longer.
Although many Crimson supporters will be wholly focused upon “The Game” between the Harvard and Yale football teams this coming weekend, there are a few other Crimson squads that have competitions this weekend with major NCAA implications.
The Bulldogs haven't beaten the Crimson since Justin Verlander's rookie year.
In its first two competitions of the season, the Harvard Taekwondo (HTKD) has placed first in its division, allowing it to currently stand atop Division III of the Eastern Collegiate Taekwondo Conference (ECTC).
While the Harvard women’s hockey team has been busy getting the 2015-2016 season underway in Cambridge, one of its stars has been occupied elsewhere. For the second year in a row, standout senior goalie and co-captain Emerance Maschmeyer left campus to compete for the Canada National Women’s team at the Four Nations Cup, played this year in Sweden.
There’s not much else to it: the Harvard football team has dominated Columbia over the last 13 years. The last loss to the Columbia football team came in 2003 with the Lions barely edging out the Crimson 16-13. Since then, Columbia hasn’t been able to touch Harvard. The biggest rout came from the 2012 season through last year. The game this year was a little different, though.
Midterms got you down? Have no fear! There are a few things to look forward to: a Harvard-Yale victory (hopefully), Turkey break, and—as always—an abundance of fine tweets from even finer Crimson athletes. So, please, put down the Economics textbook for a few moments and instead enjoy some of the greatest tweets of the week, courtesy of Harvard Sports:
As the men’s basketball team closes out its preseason with a scrimmage against McGill on Saturday afternoon, Crimson beat writer David Freed details three things to keep an eye on.
As some teams near the end of their seasons and others look to start with a bang, this weekend at Harvard will have a host of worthwhile games to follow.
Since October 26th, 2013, the Crimson hasn’t lost a game. They are currently riding a 21-game win streak. They were the only undefeated Division I program in the country last year, going 10-0 and winning the Ivy League.
Ryan Fitzpatrick '05 has led the New York Jets to four wins thus far in 2015.
NFL veteran Ryan Fitzpatrick ’05 entered the 2015-2016 campaign as the backup quarterback for the New York Jets, but a bizarre locker-room incident pushed him into the lead role before preseason even started.
Two of the men's basketball beat writers reflect on last Friday's Crimson Madness festivities and offer their takes.