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Coming into Lavietes ranked top ten in the nation in scoring margin, field goal percentage, and three-point percentage, the Princeton women's basketball team was able to handle Harvard's efforts handily en route to a 96-46 win.
Four hours after the Big Green men’s basketball squad lived out this narrative en route to a come-from-behind victory in Cambridge, Mass., the Crimson women’s squad achieved the same feat, clawing back for a 75-69 win over Dartmouth.
After falling behind by 16 in the first half, Harvard reignited on both the offensive and defensive ends of the floor on its way to a hard-fought 66-54 victory over NJIT.
Harvard couldn't keep up with Dartmouth in the second half and suffered a 76-61 loss at home.
Junior AnnMarie Healy, shown in previous action, notched a team-high 20 points in the Crimson's loss to Dartmouth.
Just 2.2 seconds separated the Harvard women’s basketball team from a tough two-point loss and a chance to complete its second-half comeback in overtime, but the clock ran out on its chance at victory.
The Crimson was unable to bounce back from a late fourth quarter run by the Eagles, resulting in its first loss of 2015.
After shooting to an early lead, the Crimson (6-5) outmuscled Lipscomb in an 84-63 victory in the consolation game of the Georgia Tech Holiday Classic.
Senior Temi Fagbenle recorded another double-double, but Louisiana Tech held Harvard scoreless for long stretches.
Despite a late run, the Harvard women's basketball team could not close the gap on Louisiana Tech in the first round of the Georgia Tech Holiday Classic.
With the game tied at 65-apiece and 22 seconds left in regulation, Harvard women’s basketball coach Kathy Delaney-Smith called a timeout to set up the final possession against a tough Northeastern squad.
In the first seven games of the season, the Crimson had followed a script of predictable unpredictability, following every win with a loss and vice versa. This trend continued in Bangor, Maine.
After an up-and-down first half offensively for the Crimson that allowed the Minutewomen to stay in the game, senior guard Ali Curtis turned it on to lead a rejuvenated Harvard attack in the second half.
Harvard took a 34-32 lead into halftime behind the strong play of senior forward Temi Fagbenle, but the Crimson continued a disturbing early season trend of failing to hang on to the ball in the second frame.