The Harvard men’s basketball team has yet to play a single minute of regular season hoops this year, and yet the anticipation to see what the Crimson can do is as high as it has ever been.
The last time the Harvard men’s basketball team took the floor, it was to play in the third round of March Madness. On Oct. 17, the “madness” will move to Lavietes Pavilion, as the squad begins the 2014-2015 season with its fourth-annual “Crimson Madness” festivities.
According to a press release issued Friday morning, Kyle Casey '13-14 will be taking his talents to central Slovenia.
Former Harvard men's basketball co-captain Brandyn Curry has signed with SPM Shoeters Den Bosch of the Dutch Basketball League.
Jeremy Lin '10 was the central cog in a deal that also handed the Lakers a 2015 first-round draft pick. For its part, Los Angeles only gave up the rights to an overseas player alongside cash considerations.
Casey’s combined 28 minutes of playing time came after two straight games during which he did not leave the bench.
According to Basketball Insiders’ Alex Kennedy, Kyle Casey ’14 will be joining the Brooklyn Nets’ summer team in the coming weeks, hoping to earn a more permanent spot on a professional roster.
What follows is an oral history of the Harvard-Michigan State third-round matchup. The Crimson, which was considered down and out before it even took the court, was playing on the biggest stage in program history. What ensued was 40 minutes of play that truly typified the madness characteristic of postseason collegiate basketball.
Pressure is nothing new for collegiate athletes. However, certain dietary demands inherent in sports exacerbate these pressures, leading to unhealthy eating practices that toe the line with medically diagnosible disordered eating.
Exactly one week after his team battled for a spot in the Sweet Sixteen, Harvard men’s basketball coach Tommy Amaker released a statement declaring that he will remain with the Crimson for the 2014-2015 season.
While winning tonight’s matchup would’ve advanced the Harvard men’s basketball team to the Sweet Sixteen, the final result of the Crimson’s contest against Michigan State was, instead, bittersweet.
A little less than 12 years and two months after the two “nemeses” first competed against one another as head coaches, Amaker and Izzo will once again face off
The Crimson advanced to the third round of the Big Dance for the second consecutive year. Amidst “I Believe” chants from its fan section, Harvard pulled off the upset, this time defeating fifth-seeded Cincinnati, 61-57.
When the squads take the floor on Thursday, the typical roles of a second-round Tournament game will be reversed.
On the NCAA Tournament Selection show on Sunday, it was revealed that the Harvard men’s basketball team will face Cincinnati on Thursday in Spokane, Wash.