Sports Front Feature
In a contest featuring a pair of teams from the same city, it was a battle of coasts, as Los Angeles native Wesley Saunders went head-to-head with Philadelphia’s Maurice Watson Jr.
The Harvard men’s basketball team is locked in a tight battle with Wisconsin-Green Bay at halftime of its Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout semifinal, with the score tied at 34.
Waiting for Harvard in the final is TCU, which prevailed over Tulsa in the other semifinal, 72-65, after upsetting Indiana State in the first round.
Harvard cruised to victory in the final of the Carrs/Safeway Great Alaska Shootout against TCU on Saturday night, becoming the first Ivy League team to win the event.
For the first half of Sunday evening’s nonconference matchup against Colorado (6-1), the Harvard men’s basketball team (4-1) looked every bit the mid-major power pundits had tabbed them to be. After the second 20 minutes, the evidence supporting that claim seemed a little shakier.
With a 16-game winning streak at Lavietes Pavilion on the line, the Harvard women’s basketball team was feeling the pressure as it left the court for halftime with a 32-23 deficit on the scoreboard.
Harvard football coach Tim Murphy thought his Crimson had put Penn away.
But even though the matchup may lack the high stakes characteristic of previous years, the rivalry between the two traditional conference powerhouses will rage on in the Crimson’s last home game of the season.
The Harvard men’s basketball team smothered Howard on its way to a comfortable 76-44 win Friday night at Lavietes Pavilion.
Though the Harvard women’s basketball team (2-1) earned another mark in the win column, the 76-67 victory over Boston University (0-2) was anything but gratifying.
Delaney-Smith transformed a program that had once been consistently below .500 into one in which winning was considered the norm. Since her inaugural title just five years into her tenure, Delaney-Smith has added 10 more banners, six NCAA Tournaments, and four WNIT appearances.
For almost eight minutes of the Harvard men’s basketball team’s first half, it seemed as if only one half of the scoreboard was working.
BOSTON—After losing its lead for the first time since the half with just under six minutes to play, the Harvard men’s basketball team fought back and clinched its first win of the season under the lights of TD Garden.