The Harvard men’s basketball team, led by the hot shooting of sophomore Corbin Miller, bounced back from a loss to Cornell by defeating the Lions, 80-70.
Senior wing Wesley Saunders had 19 points and 11 rebounds in the Crimson's loss to Cornell on Friday.
The Crimson scored just 21 points in the first half Friday and never led in the second half of a 57-49 defeat to the Big Red. The loss drops Harvard (19-6, 9-2 Ivy) back into a tie with Yale for first in the Ivy League.
After a career at Penn that left him with the second most wins and conference titles in Ivy League history, football coach Al Bagnoli now has a new postition—head coach of the Columbia football team.
This weekend, Harvard will face the best offense and the best defense it will see in league play. Such is life in the Ancient Eight.
As the Harvard men’s basketball team proved Saturday night, the road to an Ivy League championship still goes through Cambridge. The Crimson regained the top spot in the Ancient Eight with a 52-50 win over Yale at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.
Let’s take a look at the second night of Harvard men’s basketball. Literally, I’m talking about Saturday night’s 63-38 victory over Penn to sweep a back-to-back road trip against the Quakers and Princeton.
Senior wing Wesley Saunders and the Harvard men's basketball team had no problem with Penn Saturday night. Saunders finished with 11 points and six assists.
Sophomore guard Corbin Miller tallied 17 points in the first half of Friday night's contest, helping his team earn the win over the Tigers.
Junior co-captain Siyani Chambers and senior wing Wesley Saunders combined for 25 points Sunday at Arizona State, but strong play in the paint propelled the Sun Devils to victory.
In games against Houston and Massachusetts last week, Saunders continued separating himself from hundreds of Harvard players that have come before him, scoring a combined 51 points in two wins to claim this week’s Athlete of the Week honor.
Harvard finishes undefeated for third time in century.
Saturday's story lines are overwhelming.
On many teams across the league, players work with the system to get the most out of their four years of eligibility. Some might do it to improve their professional prospects, but most are simply looking to be more competitive, help their team, and play the game they love for a little bit longer.
Is it possible that Murphy has maintained the proper conditions the Ancient Eight alluded to 69 years ago and has created a different “environment of athletics” that fosters morality rather than restrains it?