As friends and family testify, senior Ben Zauzmer’s career in broadcasting is about more than becoming the voice of Harvard basketball.
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.
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.
As the Harvard men’s basketball team begins its fourth consecutive NCAA trip, its following is at an all-time high.
Men’s basketball beat writer David Freed looks at the five things Harvard needs to do to pull off the upset.
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.
No other team—including all of the 15 and 16 seeds—had two starters ranked among the worst 10.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
On a night where tipoff was delayed 15 minutes by Columbia’s Senior Day ceremonies, it was Harvard’s original class of 2015 that shined strongest.