Catherine E. Coppinger
Rivard’s five timely three-pointers bolstered his season total to 79—a new program record—and helped the 14-seed Crimson to its first-ever victory over a top-10 team.
Less than an hour after securing at least a share of its third straight Ivy title, the Crimson became the second squad in the country to punch a ticket to the 2013 NCAA Tournament.
With 32 seconds left to play in Friday night's rematch against Columbia, sophomore Steve Moundou-Missi stole the ball in the backcourt, took it the length of the floor, and hammered home an uncontested dunk. The basket pushed his team’s slim advantage to three points, and for the first time all night, Harvard was able to hold off the Lions' offense for the remainder of the game.
Heading into the final weekend of Ancient Eight play, there are exactly five basketball games that matter in the quest for the league title. And while the Harvard men’s basketball team’s Ivy championship outlook is decidedly bleaker than was the case one short week ago—and an outright title is all but off the table—the Crimson retains a shot at the crown.
On the way back from a tough road trip at Princeton and Penn, the Harvard men’s basketball beat writers convened ...
PHILADELPHIA—Heading into its key Ivy matchup Saturday night against Penn, the Harvard men’s basketball team was in possession of the ...
This weekend marks the last road stint for Harvard of the 2012-13 season. With games at Princeton and Penn on deck for this weekend, the Crimson has the chance to seal its place at the top of the Ivy League standings with back-to-back wins. The Crimson’s basketball beat writers answer five questions about this weekend’s match-ups.
If there’s one thing that stood out about the John J. Lee Amphitheater at Yale’s Payne Whitney Gymnasium Saturday night, it was probably the noise.
This weekend marks the first of back-to-back road stints for the Crimson. First on deck this week is a Friday night game against Brown. Then, Harvard will travel to New Haven to take on the Bulldogs in a Saturday showdown. The Crimson’s basketball beat writers answer five questions about this weekend’s matchups.
The Harvard men’s basketball team outlasted its biggest Ivy competition, 69-57, in front of a packed crowd on Saturday evening.
This weekend’s home-stand will pit Harvard against two conference foes. First up will be a Friday night showdown against Penn. On Saturday, Harvard will take on arguably its biggest threat in the Ancient Eight, its rival Princeton. The Crimson’s basketball beat writers answer five questions about this weekend’s match ups.
After a first half that featured 11 lead changes, Columbia holds a 38-34 advantage over the Harvard men’s basketball team at Levien Gymnasium in New York.
The Harvard men’s basketball team got off to a rough start in its home contest against Dartmouth on Jan. 26, ending the first half down by nine after a 7-for-21 shooting effort. The only thing preventing the team from being blown out on its home floor was the performance of sophomore forward Jonah Travis.
Despite leading by 22 with 12:58 to play in the second half of its league contest against Brown, the Harvard men’s basketball team found itself all tied up at the end of regulation.
When the Crimson found itself still trailing by double digits with fewer than two minutes to go, a bleak outcome seemed all but certain. But co-captain Christian Webster had other plans.