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Having Nun of It
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Women's Basketball Edges Brown, Stays Unbeaten at Home

In front of its largest crowd of the season, the Crimson was able to overcome a number of runs by the Bears to break its two-game losing streak. It was, in a sense, a matchup that would help decide which of the two teams would contend for the conference title this season, and it appears Harvard answered that question.

Having Nun of It
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Having Nun of It

Co-captain Destiny Nunley ‘17 posted 17 points and 12 rebounds on Saturday night to lead Harvard over the visiting Brown squad. The Crimson’s fourth-quarter shutdown of the Bears offense allowed Harvard to pull away, placing the Crimson in prime position to contend for the 2016-17 Ivy League title.

Benzan on the Ball
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Benzan, Raster Power Women's Basketball Over Yale

​The Harvard women’s basketball team capped its weekend with a dominant victory over rival Yale, winning by its largest margin of victory over an Ancient Eight team this season.

Benzan on the Ball
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Benzan on the Ball

Freshman point guard Katie Benzan, pictured in action against Columbia, scored 14 points in the first half, but after the Tigers switched gears and focused on denying her scoring opportunities, she landed just three points in the second half.

Benzan on the Ball
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Three-Month Win Streak for Women's Basketball Halts at Penn, Princeton

Not only is any hope of entry into the Top 25 gone, but also the team’s first Ivy League title since the 2007-2008 season may have slipped away as well.

Finley Got It
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Finley Got It

Senior captain Taylor Finley fights Columbia's Tori Oliver for a rebound in the Crimson's narrow win over the Lions.

Finley Got It
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Women's Basketball Looks to Keep Winning Streak Alive Against Killer P's

​The Harvard women’s basketball team will face a stern test of its title-winning credentials this weekend as it travels to face the ‘Killer P’s’, Penn and Princeton, this weekend.

Ice Cold
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Ice Cold

Madeline Raster, who scored the game-winner with seconds on the clock, finished Saturday's game with 18 points.

Boehm Goes The Dynamite
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Boehm Goes The Dynamite

Freshman forward Jeannie Boehm rises for a layup against Columbia. The rookie combines with senior forward Destiny Nunley to give Harvard a formidable backcourt. Against Cornell, though, it was sophomore guard Sydney Skinner who made the difference late in the game.

Skinner
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Skinner

Sophomore guard Sydney Skinner, pictured here in Saturday's game against Columbia, scored 23 points in Friday's contest against Cornell.

Skinner
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Women's Basketball Stays Undefeated in Conference Against Cornell

On Friday night, moments after the end of a contest between Harvard women’s basketball and Cornell, Crimson coach Kathy Delaney-Smith exhaled audibly. Her Harvard team, winners of 14 straight before Friday, had entered with a perfect conference record. Over the last forty minutes, the visiting Big Red had done everything to blemish that mark.

Ice Cold
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Women's Basketball Pushes Streak to 16 Against Columbia

The Harvard women’s basketball team has become the team to beat in the Ivy League.

Defending Its Record
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Defending Its Record

Despite a 14-1 record, the Harvard women's basketball team has received little recognition from the national media.

Defending Its Record
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Hey America, Take Harvard Women's Basketball Seriously

With the regular season already more than halfway over, it would be criminal for anyone in the women’s basketball scene to ignore the Crimson. After an opening game loss at Minnesota with two freshmen starting their first collegiate game, the Ivy League heavyweight has overcome its youth and won 14 straight games to force its way into the national conversation.

Benzan Back at it
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Benzan Back at it

Katie Benzan, pictured above against Temple, the Crimson defeated Dartmouth 70-61.