Senior wing Wesley Saunders had a career high 33 points, including the game-tying bucket in the final second of regulation to force overtime.
Earmarked by Ivy hoops pundits months ago as Harvard’s most crucial road swing of the season, this weekend’s matchups will send the Crimson to Brown and Ancient Eight leader Yale.
After a first half that featured a bevy of jump shots from beyond the arc, it was the other kind of three-point play that made the difference down the stretch for the Harvard men’s basketball team en route to its 75-72 victory over Princeton on Friday evening at Jadwin Gymnasium.
A trey ball from senior wing Wesley Saunders with 13 minutes remaining was the last highlight reel-type moment of the afternoon for the Crimson, as its highest high led to a series of lows, culminating in Dartmouth’s 26-2 run minutes later.
The Crimson (10-3, 1-0 Ivy) is one step closer to regaining its crown, as the team led from tip-off to final whistle on Saturday afternoon in a 57-46 victory over Dartmouth (6-7, 0-1) in Hanover, N.H.
After back-to-back road losses, the Harvard men's basketball team rebounded in its final road game of 2014 with a win over Grand Canyon.
While the shots may not have fallen in Harvard Men's Basketball 76-27 drubbing at the hands of Virginia, one thing likely fell after the loss—the likelihood of the Ivy League getting two bids to the NCAA Tournament in March.
Our time as Sports Chairs has been shaped entirely by the people around us whose stories we try to tell every day. It’s the injured but headstrong team captain, the bench player who sinks a gamewinner, the coach who’s been here since before either of us were born, the hardworking photographer, and the managing editor who puts up with our antics every day.
After tying the game late in regulation and the first overtime, the Crimson pulled away in the second extra period.
With 7:44 to play and his team clinging to a nine-point lead, senior wing Wesley Saunders showed a bit of the reason why he came into Wednesday’s game seventh in the nation in scoring.
On Tuesday night, senior wing Wesley Saunders once again shouldered the offensive burden for the Crimson.
The award, according to its website, “is the most prestigious individual honor in college basketball.”
With 10.9 seconds left in the game, the ball was right where coach Tommy Amaker wanted it. It was in senior wing Wesley Saunders’s hands, with Harvard down one to local foe Holy Cross.
A late first half surge helped the Harvard men's basketball team cruise to a win in its season opener.
After spending the last two years on a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, sophomore Corbin Miller is back on the Crimson roster and ready to help his team by doing what he does best: shooting the ball from beyond the arc.