Every season has a turning point. For the Harvard men’s soccer team, it was a 2-1 loss to Yale in which the team gave up both the tying and game-winning goals within a 120-second span in the final three minutes of play.
With its third straight NCAA Tournament appearance and second consecutive trip to the third round, the 2013-2014 Harvard men’s basketball team (27-5, 13-1 Ivy) proved that Cinderella can wear the slipper twice.
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.
Harvard men’s basketball assistant coach Adam Cohen will be leaving Harvard for a similar position at Vanderbilt University, CBSSports reported late Thursday afternoon.
Co-captain Brandyn Curry takes the first step towards a professional career by signing with an agent.
After seeing its 18-game winning streak snapped in a 2-1 loss to Boston University (26-18, 8-4 Patriot League), the Harvard softball team (27-12, 13-0 Ivy) was quick to turn the page.
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.
Let’s be clear, Saturday isn’t just a big day for Harvard; it’s a big day for the Ivy League.
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.
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.
Harvard will face Cincinnati in the second round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday in Spokane, Wash.
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.
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.