Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball

Former Crimson Standout Temi Fagbenle Drafted By WNBA

​After a year away from Cambridge in Los Angeles, former Harvard women’s basketball standout Temi Fagbenle was drafted 35th overall in the WNBA draft to the Minnesota Lynx. Fagbenle transferred to the University of Southern California to pursue a graduate degree after playing three years for Harvard. She is the second Harvard player ever to be selected in the WNBA draft.

Change on the Way
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Change on the Way

Barring WNIT appearances, the last time Harvard played postseason basketball was in 2007. Had the conference tournament existed, the Crimson would’ve played in every one since. Despite the departure of a strong senior class, the team has the pieces to be good for the next few years.

Change on the Way
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Changes Are on the Horizon for Women's Basketball

Barring WNIT appearances, the last time Harvard played postseason basketball was in 2007. Had the conference tournament existed, the Crimson would’ve played in every one since.

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Women's Basketball Bounced From WNIT by Hofstra

​In its fourth Women’s National Invitational Tournament (WNIT) appearance in five years, the Harvard women’s basketball team struggled to make up an early deficit en route to a 76-50 loss to Hofstra.

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Women's Basketball Travels to Hofstra for WNIT First Round Matchup

The Crimson has been invited to the WNIT for the sixth time in program history. No Harvard team, however, has ever progressed beyond the second round of any postseason competition.

Sudden Tourney
Men's Basketball

Sudden Tourney

No longer will the fate of Harvard basketball teams be determined solely by regular season play. On Wednesday the Ivy League became the last conference in the nation to create a postseason tournament.

Sudden Tourney
Men's Basketball

Ivy League Adopts Conference Tournament for Men's and Women's Basketball

The tournament will exclude half the league’s teams, maintaining some of the importance of regular season play.

Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Ends Season With Two Road Losses

Despite starting off close games, the Crimson dropped both decisions to the top ranked teams in the Ivy League.

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Seniors Lead Women's Basketball to Two Home Victories

Seven of the Harvard women’s basketball team’s 12 Ivy League games have been decided in the last three minutes of play or overtime. This weekend was no exception.

Up and Coming
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Up and Coming

Sophomore Kirby Porter powers past Princeton defenders on February 7, 2016, in the Crimson’s narrow loss to the Tigers. Despite a roller coaster season, the relatively young team can take its future into its own hands.

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Strong Season, Stronger Future for Women’s Basketball

Despite the bleak odds at an Ivy League title, the second half of Harvard’s season has been nothing short of spectacular.

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Women's Hoops Staves Off Cornell for 17th Straight Time

Harvard's seniors combined for 43 points and 15 rebounds as the Crimson extended its winning streak against Cornell to 17 games Saturday night.

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Women's Basketball Routs Columbia at Lavietes

​With Harvard University President Drew Faust featuring as honorary coach, it was all Crimson on Friday night at Lavietes Pavilion as the Harvard women’s basketball team completed a season sweep of visiting Columbia.

Syd the Kid
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Syd the Kid

Rookie guard Sydney Skinner's three with just under two minutes left in the half ignited a 14-0 run that set the Crimson up for is historic comeback.

Syd the Kid
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Women's Basketball Completes Historic Comeback Against Yale, Holds Off Brown

After topping Brown on Friday, Harvard did the near-impossible on Saturday, erasing a 23-point deficit to take down Yale. The comeback ranks as the fourth-largest in NCAA Division 1 history.