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Going on the road against the top two teams in the conference, one of which is making a strong case for being among the best Ivy League women’s basketball teams ever, is never an easy task.
While a basketball game is 40 minutes long, the Harvard women’s basketball team have set the tempo for the outcome of its games in the first few.
The Harvard women's basketball lost its third consecutive Ivy matchup, falling to Brown at home, 83-80.
For the second consecutive game, the Harvard women’s basketball game came down to the last minute, and for the second time, the Crimson was on the losing end of a neck-and-neck battle with an Ivy League foe.
Leading by two with less than seven minutes remaining on Saturday, the Crimson embarked on a 10-0 run to knock the Bulldogs out of first place in the Ivy League.
Senior forward Temi Fagbenle, shown here in Friday's contest against Princeton, became the 19th player in school history to score 1000 points on Saturday.
The Crimson's last minute comeback bid came up short against Penn Saturday, but as the first half came to a close, senior forward Temi Fagbenle sunk a free throw to become the 19th player in Crimson history to score 1,000 points.
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.