The Crimson notched its first win, 3-1, over the MIT Engineers Saturday night behind 20 blocks, more than the team recorded in any game in each of the previous two seasons.
There was little drama in the Harvard men’s basketball team’s 80-50 victory over the Penn Quakers on Saturday night.
Late Thursday night, high school junior center Ryan Donato announced his commitment to play hockey for his father, Harvard men’s hockey coach Ted Donato. The highest ranked prep school player in New England, per the NHL Central Scouting’s Midterm Report, Ryan ranks 54th among all North American skaters.
Junior Kenyatta Smith, a center on the Harvard men’s basketball team, re-injured his foot earlier this week, Smith told The Crimson early Friday morning. According to a source close to the team, he will be out for the remainder of the season. Smith played an instrumental role in the team’s run to the third round of the NCAA Tournament last March.
Junior center Kenyatta Smith broke out last season with huge games against Penn and Princeton. This year, with crucial Ivy League games against those same teams looming, he is still working himself back into shape while recovering from a foot injury.
After a disappointing road loss to Florida Atlantic—the Crimson’s first to a team worse than it, per Ken Pomeroy’s rankings—Harvard will take to the road to finish a home-and-home against the Big Green.
With Harvard starting Ivy League play with a 61-45 win Jan. 11 against Dartmouth, staff writer David Freed previews the Crimson’s rematch against the Big Green in Hanover.
A game after the worst shooting performance of Crimson coach Tommy Amaker’s tenure, the squad issued an authoritative response with an 80-50 victory over Dartmouth on the road.
A game after the worst shooting performance of Crimson coach Tommy Amaker’s tenure, Harvard issued an authoritative response with an 80-50 victory over Dartmouth (7-9, 0-2) on the road—the team’s largest road victory of the season.
With the rest of the College off for break, the Back Page is keeping up with the Harvard men’s basketball team.
While a blizzard hit Boston on Tuesday night, the coldest Cambridge residents were 1,451 miles south of the incoming snowstorm. In a surprise 68-53 loss to Florida Atlantic (7-12, 2-2 C-USA), the Harvard men’s basketball team (14-3, 1-0 Ivy) put forth its coldest shooting performance of the season, hitting at only a 23 percent clip from the field.
In 'Quotes of the Week,' The Back Page will look each weekend at the five best quotes of the week, providing context for the five most important moments from the past seven days in Crimson sports.
With a precious nine days left until the school year begins, The Back Page previews the five games that Harvard students should keep their eyes on as the winter break winds down.
While the other members of the Harvard squash teams took the week off, senior Ali Farag and junior Amanda Sobhy did not take a rest over the weekend. The number one players for the men’s and women’s squash teams, respectively, Farag and Sobhy competed against the world’s best squash players in the J.P. Morgan Tournament of Champions.
With a 61-45 win over Dartmouth (7-7, 0-1 Ivy League), the Harvard men’s basketball team started (14-2, 1-0) its 2014 Ivy League season much the same way it did last year. But make no mistake: this is not last year’s team.