Sports Front Feature
Freshman forward Seth Towns’s name may be splashed across the box score from Tuesday night’s 86-80 victory over Northeastern for the Harvard men’s basketball team, but the win actually showed how dangerous Harvard’s depth can be.
In upstate New York, the eighth-ranked Crimson delivered two powerful punches this weekend, snapping nine- and eight-game unbeaten streaks belonging to No. 19 St. Lawrence and Clarkson, respectively.
One of Harvard coach Tommy Amaker’s mantras is to focus on the first and last four minutes of each half. By winning those four four-minute segments of the game, the team can gain and carry momentum. On Tuesday night against George Washington, however, one particular four-minute segment put the Crimson in a hole it could not climb out of.
In the 133rd playing of The Game, Yale football shattered Harvard's chances at a 10-year win streak along with hopes of a fourth-straight league title.
With Harvard going for an unprecedented 10th straight victory over Yale and fourth consecutive Ancient Eight crown, the Crimson sports staff presents The Game 2016
Call it a logjam. Call it a loaded backcourt. Call it a quarterback competition. Call it what you want, but Harvard has three starter-caliber point guards on its roster.
As the season opener against Stanford looms, the Crimson Sports Staff presents Road to China, an in-depth look at the team, its activities and experience in China, and all things Crimson basketball related leading up to the team's historic matchup in Shanghai.
Before an Office of the General Counsel review into vulgar “scouting reports” produced by the men’s soccer team over the past several years resulted in the cancellation of their season, the 2016 team sat atop the Ivy League.
With winter coming to Cambridge, the attention in the sports sphere shifts indoors as the Harvard basketball and hockey squads begin their seasons.
Harvard has not lost in conference play. Nor have the Quakers. At the start of every season, the fight for the Ivy League title is a multi-team, free-for-all frenzy. Now it is a duel.
This Saturday, Harvard halted a comeback bid by Dartmouth to escape Hanover, N.H. with a 23-21 win. The Crimson remains undefeated in Ivy League play.
The start of hockey season typically evokes thoughts of falling leaves and falling temperatures. Not this year. Harvard will open its season with a matchup at Arizona State.
There's a good chance the Harvard football team continues on the tried-and-true road of dominance through the Ivy League en route to another Ancient Eight title. But there's also a chance the Crimson falls off its beaten path.
After shooting to a 14-0 lead in the first half, Harvard fended off a furious rally from Princeton to claim an overtime win. The victory kept the Crimson in first place in the Ivy League.