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Track and Cross Country

Track and Field Delivers Record-Breaking Performance at Three Meets

As it enters the outdoor portion of the spring season, the Harvard track and field team competed in three different meets over the weekend. Led by senior Danielle Barbian, who set two conference records at the Texas relays, the squad performed well at all three meets.

Ben Zauzmer
On Campus

Signing Off: Harvard Senior Prepares To Call Final Game

As friends and family testify, senior Ben Zauzmer’s career in broadcasting is about more than becoming the voice of Harvard basketball.

Efficiency Victories
Men's Basketball

Efficiency Victories

Efficiency Victories
Men's Basketball

Internal Crimson Analytics Recognize Moundou-Missi as Best Crimson Player

According to play-by-play data compiled by The Crimson’s Data Science Team, the most valuable player Harvard has is not former Ivy League Player of the Year senior wing Wesley Saunders, but co-captain Steve Moundou-Missi—the league’s Defensive Player of the Year.

Steve
Notebooks

NOTEBOOK: Men's Basketball Bricks Three Final Chances in the End of an Era

With less than a minute to go—the Harvard men’s basketball team (22-8, 11-3 Ivy) saw three chances to take the lead. Thrice the Crimson got a look it would take again, barely contested threes by its two best scorers, senior wing Wesley Saunders and junior co-captain Siyani Chambers.

2015 Men's Basketball Recap
Men's Basketball

2015 Men's Basketball Recap

Men's Basketball

Harvard Alumni Fans Convene for the NCAA Tournament

As the Harvard men’s basketball team begins its fourth consecutive NCAA trip, its following is at an all-time high.

Men's Basketball

The Keys To Victory for Men's Basketball

Men’s basketball beat writer David Freed looks at the five things Harvard needs to do to pull off the upset.

On to Jacksonville
Sports Blog

What To Do in Jacksonville Prior to Tip-Off

In anticipation of the Harvard men’s basketball team’s second-round NCAA Tournament game against North Carolina, The Back Page takes a look at five of the other things to do in Jacksonville while waiting for the Crimson to tip off.

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Starters Ranked Among Worst by ESPN Insider

No other team—including all of the 15 and 16 seeds—had two starters ranked among the worst 10.

Men's Basketball

The Prediction Markets For Men's Basketball's Chances Against North Carolina

Before the Crimson kick off its fourth consecutive NCAA Tournament campaign Thursday in Jacksonville, Fla., The Back Page takes a look at what online prediction markets are saying about the Crimson’s chances.

Wes Point
Previews

Men's Basketball Seeks Berth in NCAA Tournament

Harvard will play Yale in neutral Philadelphia Saturday at 4 p.m. in the Ivy League tiebreaker. The winner will move on to the NCAA Tournament, where the Crimson beat Cincinnati in an upset last year before falling in a thriller to Michigan State. Yale has not been to the NCAA Tournament since 1962.

Lo And Behold
Men's Basketball

Who is the Real Ivy League Player of the Year?

Leading up to Friday night's conference-deciding Harvard-Yale tilt in Cambridge (8 p.m., ASN), the Ivy League Player of the Year race is still up in the air. Below, three Crimson sportswriters pitched their choice for ILPoY.

Slipping Behind
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Loses Control of Ivy Fate With Loss to Yale

With just one game remaining in the regular season, the Harvard men’s basketball team has lost control of its Ivy League destiny after falling to Yale, 62-52, at Lavietes Pavilion on Friday night.

Men's Basketball

AROUND THE IVIES: Battle Over Championship Ensues in Final Weekend

It’s not The Game but it’s certainly The Rematch. When Yale visits Harvard this Friday at Lavietes, it brings more than SportsCenter and sweater vests in tow.

Big States, Little States
College

Beyond Boston: Regional Diversity at Harvard

Central Administration

In Op-Ed, Law Profs Call for University Governance Changes

Jeffrey K. McDonough Artwork
Scrutiny

Not a 9-to-5 Job

Advising Programs Office Under Construction
College

Freshman Advising: Under Construction