Women's Basketball

POINT PERSON
Women's Basketball

POINT PERSON

Freshman point guard Katie Benzan helped Harvard to its eighth consecutive victory. The Crimson defeated Kansas, 69-59, on Wednesday night in Lawrence.

POINT PERSON
Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Beats Kansas for Eighth Straight Win

The 69-59 victory at Allen Fieldhouse was the team’s eighth consecutive win. Wednesday’s victory was the team’s first victory over a power five conference opponent this season.

Extending the Streak
Women's Basketball

Extending the Streak

Sophomore guard Sydney Skinner, pictured above, pitched in 14 points to help the Crimson extend its winning streak to seven games.

Extending the Streak
Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Extends Winning Streak After Defeating NJIT

​The Harvard women’s basketball team overcame the notion of a ‘trap game’ on Sunday afternoon at Lavietes Pavilion with a 59-38 win over visiting NJIT.

Women's Basketball Vs. Temple
Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Vs. Temple

Women’s Basketball co-captain Destiny J. Nunley ‘17 led the charge for the Crimson, earning her first career double-double with 21 points and 10 rebounds. With the win, Harvard continues its six game win streak.

Led by Destiny
Women's Basketball

Led by Destiny

Senior forward Destiny Nunley, pictured here in earlier action, notched her first double-double of the year against Temple, grabbing ten rebounds while pacing the team with 21 points en route to the team’s fourth-straight win at home. The senior missed matching her season-high total in points by one, which she recorded in the team’s win against Maine which spurred the team’s winning streak.

Led by Destiny
Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Pushes Win Streak to Six in Win Over Owls

Harvard enjoyed its first-ever triumph over the Owls, 73-62, thanks in part to the solid execution of a clever match-up zone defense.

Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Downs Sacred Heart In Weekday Road Contest

The Harvard women’s basketball team overcame the challenge of a midweek road trip to extend its season winning streak to five games on Tuesday night.

Defense First
Women's Basketball

Defense First

Behind a six point, 10 rebound, and four block effort from junior Taylor Rooks, the Crimson held off Fairfield at home. The Crimson limited the visiting stags to seven points in the final quarter to take the win.

Defense First
Women's Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Junior Taylor Rooks Comes Up Big in Win Over Fairfield

On the night where the usually prolific shooting of the Crimson was absent, Coach Kathy Delaney-Smith needed a spark from the bench, and that spark came in the form of Rooks.

It's in the Wrist
Women's Basketball

It's in the Wrist

Against Fairfield sophomore guard Sydney Skinner matched a career high with 14 points.

It's in the Wrist
Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Tops Fairfield, Helps Delaney-Smith Claim 550th Win

With a 58-44 victory over Fairfield, Harvard also extended a four-game winning streak.

Previews

Women's Basketball Looks to Continue Hot Streak Against Fairfield

​Looking to continue its current three game win streak, the Harvard women’s basketball team will take on Fairfield Saturday at Lavietes Pavilion for a 6 p.m. tip off.

Men's Basketball

Athlete of the Week Runners-Up: Smith, Bassey, Benzan, Moy Tally Big Weekends

​While Joey Colton took home athlete of the week honors this week after leading men’s water polo to its first NCAA Tournament berth, four other Harvard student-athletes had notable performances for their respective teams, earning this week’s Athlete of the Week runners-up honors.

Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Edges Out Samford at Home

A win is a win, but Friday night’s 57-52 triumph for Harvard women’s basketball (2-1) was not pretty. The Crimson seemed determined to make its own life as hard as possible, turning a comfortable lead into an ultimately nail-biting win over Samford (1-2) at Lavietes Pavilion.