After 20 minutes of dominant basketball, the Harvard men’s basketball team had out-dribbled, out-shot, and out-played Colorado on the Buffaloes’ own turf. The Crimson shredded a weak perimeter defense to dominate from behind the arc, shooting 50 percent from deep. Harvard forced nine turnovers and finished the half with a convincing 12-point lead after jumping out to a 16-4 lead in the first four minutes. But the fire had been lit.
This weekend, the Crimson will take to the road, ultimately arriving in Boulder, where it will face Colorado this Sunday.
The Harvard men’s basketball team’s home opener against MIT on Tuesday night marked Casey’s homecoming after he took a yearlong leave of absence last fall.
After opening its season victorious under the bright lights of TD Garden, the Harvard men’s basketball team will return home to Lavietes Pavillion on Tuesday night.
BOSTON—After losing its lead for the first time since the half with just under six minutes to play, the Harvard men’s basketball team fought back and clinched its first win of the season under the lights of TD Garden.
Had the 1,785 fans who crowded into Lavietes Pavilion last weekend for Crimson Madness never seen the Harvard basketball team in action, they would not have been surprised by its size.
With a new coach at the helm and a fresh class of rookies, Harvard’s chances at the outset look markedly better than they did last year.
Harvard football wasn’t the only program that won big this weekend.
Nine minutes into Sunday afternoon’s matchup against St. Francis (5-2-1), the Crimson (1-5-2) let in the only goal of the game and fell at Ohiri field in its final match before the start of Ivy League play.
Seeking its first win of the season at Providence on Thursday night, the Harvard men’s soccer team held the lead for just over two minutes in the first half.
After holding a 1-0 lead for the majority of Sunday afternoon’s game against Davidson, the Harvard men’s soccer team let its second game of the season slip away with just over two minutes left on the clock.
The Crimson was perfect through the dual meet season, but a slow start at league champs prevented a title repeat.
Low scoring season dooms men's soccer team.
Strong team performances to end the season and key upsets led the Crimson to its first winning season in over a decade.