David Freed

Chambers
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Appears in a Variety of Preseason Rankings

Siyani vs. MSU
Notebooks

NOTEBOOK: Men's Basketball Overcomes Early Struggles, Falls Late

After winning its first game in the NCAA Tournament for the second straight year, the Harvard men’s basketball team will once again bow out of the Dance before the Sweet Sixteen.

Amaker Presser
Men's Basketball

Spike in Tournament Play Indicates Conference Improvement

Let’s be clear, Saturday isn’t just a big day for Harvard; it’s a big day for the Ivy League.

Izzo Presser
Men's Basketball

Michigan State Brings Balanced, Sharp Shooting Team to Spokane

Michigan State plays in the mold of its coach as a tough defensive team with a host of rugged post defenders that clean up the defensive glass.

Free Throw
Men's Basketball

Head to Head: How Harvard and Michigan State Match Up

Harvard will need the assertive Saunders early and often in Saturday’s matchup. He must succeed on both sides if he and his team are to emerge victorious.

UP NEXT
Men's Basketball

Cincinnati Poses Tough Test For Crimson

Harvard will face Cincinnati in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday in Spokane, Wash.

SAUNDING OFF
Men's Basketball

Head to Head: How Harvard and Cincinnati Match Up

Both teams’ hopes rest on their respective stars being able to shut down the other while continuing to contribute on the offensive end. Harvard and Cincinnati are just 11-8 when their stars make less than 35 percent of their shots, and a combined 42-2 otherwise.

Amaker Presser
Men's Basketball

Amaker Dismisses Rumors of Departure

Twenty-four hours before the biggest game of his season, Harvard men’s basketball coach Tommy Amaker dismissed any discussion of his name in connection with the recently vacated Boston College head coaching job.

ON THE TABLE
Men's Basketball

ON THE TABLE

ON THE TABLE
Men's Basketball

Mixed Opponents Wait for the Crimson

All the major bracket projections—ESPN, USA Today, and CBS Sports—have the Harvard men’s basketball placed as either an 11 seed or a 12 seed in the NCAA Tournament. With that in mind, one can look at eight possible Crimson opponents using the most recent five and six seeds in ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi’s latest bracket.

Season Recap 2
Men's Basketball

Thirty Games in, Harvard is Still Marching

After adding the returning All-Ivy senior talents and top-100 recruit freshman Zena Edosomwan, the murmurs were not of the Crimson winning the Ivy League, but of going undefeated.

Op-Eds

Let's Talk About Six

The growth of populism and political brinksmanship in Washington have prompted the need for a president free of the burden of re-election.

Assembling the Team
Scrutiny

Recruiting A Dynasty

To create a league power, Tommy Amaker had to navigate league rules to pry kids from the major programs who could offer them scholarships and automatic admissions. This process began in living rooms rather than locker rooms, with pitches to top high school players who could help redefine what it meant to be a Harvard basketball player. In order to create “a program worthy of the Harvard brand,” Amaker has maneuvered the complicated Ivy League system with creative tactics, some of which have incited criticisms.

Season Recap
Men's Basketball

Basketball Fares Well in Historical Comparison

The numbers not only indicate that this year’s Harvard squad was significantly better, but that last year’s Crimson team might have been one of the league’s worst champions in the last three decades.

Men's Basketball

NOTEBOOK: Depth Carries Men's Basketball to March Madness

As the clock wound down on Harvard’s third consecutive Ivy League championship, punctuated by a 70-58 victory over Yale, the difference between 2013 and 2014 was evident.

On Year Later: Boston Marathon Bombings
Boston Marathon

VIDEO: Looking Back One Year Later, Harvard Affiliates Prepare to Return to Finish Line

Johnston Gate Arts Cover
Arts

Rebuilding the Past: Harvard's Beautification Renaissance

Awkward Eye Contact
Columns

Let’s Talk about Campus-Eye-Contact-Culture

Dictionary
Columns

Ban the Bossy Ban Bossy