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Scott A. Sherman

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Men's Basketball

Saunders' Rise Leads Harvard to NCAA Tournament

From 2011-12 to 2012-13, few college basketball players in the country improved their production more than Harvard sophomore Wesley Saunders.


Baseball Swept by No. 27 Rice

The Crimson (1-9) continued to struggle early in the season and was swept by No. 27 Rice (14-7), which outscored Harvard 26-4 over the course of the three-game series.


Desmond Bryant '09 Signs with Cleveland Browns for $34 Million

One of Desmond Bryant ’09’s childhood dreams has finally come true.

Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Hockey Starts NCAA Tournament Saturday

With only eight teams in the bracket, a win would give Harvard its first Frozen Four birth since 2008.

Men's Basketball

Chambers Earns Rookie of the Year Honors

When he arrived on campus in September, rookie point guard Siyani Chambers, the reigning Minnesota Mr. Basketball, likely was not expecting to end his first collegiate season with another significant award. Chambers was projected to receive sparse minutes off the bench behind then-senior co-captain Brandyn Curry as the former slowly came to adapt to the collegiate game. But within weeks, Curry had left school, and Chambers was handed the keys to the car far sooner than anyone had expected coming into the year.

Men's Basketball

Three-Peat: Men's Basketball Wins Ivy Title

After a regular season of breakouts and busts, comebacks and collapses, and departure and development, the Harvard men’s basketball team has finished things on top.

Men's Ice Hockey

Men's Hockey To Face Big Green in First Round of ECAC Tournament

The Crimson (9-17-3, 6-14-2 ECAC) is in the postseason, where it has the chance to return to its first NCAA Tournament since 2006 if it can get hot at the right time.

Men's Basketball

History in the Way of Postseason Ambitions

The last time the Harvard men’s basketball team won a game in Jadwin Gymnasium, Tommy Amaker—who had finished college eight months earlier—was a graduate assistant for Mike Krzyzewski at Duke, and none of the players he currently coaches had been born.


Baseball Looks Towards Future, Not Past, At Season Opener

2012 was not an easy year for the Harvard baseball program. The team went just 12-30 during the regular season, finishing second-to-last in the Ivy League.

Men's Ice Hockey

Freshmen Shine As Men's Hockey Cruises Past Clarkson

Rookie forwards Greg Gozzo and Kyle Criscuolo each had two goals, classmate Brayden Jaw had one score, freshmen Brian Hart and Jimmy Vesey both had two assists, and fellow newcomer Peter Traber made 29 saves to spark the Crimson to a 6-2 win over Clarkson.


Matt Birk '98 Retires from NFL

Just like Ray Lewis, Matt Birk ’98 has decided to go out on top.

Men's Basketball

Smith Fits In As Final Piece For Men's Basketball

I still remember the day it became clear that Keith Wright ’12 had made the leap. It was Oct. 30, 2010, and it was at Harvard coach Tommy Amaker’s annual preseason coaching clinic—the first chance for fans to get a glimpse of the upcoming season’s squad.


NOTEBOOK: Smith's Near-Triple Double Leads Harvard Past Penn

On a night when most of the Ivy basketball world was looking ahead to Saturday, the Harvard men’s basketball team made sure it took care of business at home on Friday night first. The Crimson (14-7, 6-1 Ivy) cruised to an easy victory over Penn (5-18, 2-4) at Lavietes Pavilion—its first stress-free win of conference play thus far—to set up a much-anticipated contest against Princeton on Saturday that will place one of those two teams alone atop Ivy standings midway through the conference season.

Storming Back
Men's Ice Hockey

Harvard Rallies from Early Deficit To Dominate BU, 7-4

The Harvard men’s hockey team has won only two games in the last three months, but the Crimson continues to have Boston University’s number.

Stone Cold Killorn
Men's Ice Hockey

Killorn '12 Makes NHL Debut

Alex Killorn '12 made his Tampa Bay Lightning debut Sunday, facing former intracity rival Chris Kreider and the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden.