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Theresa C. Hebert

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Getting it Done
Notebooks

Notebook: All Around Effort Gets it Done for Men's Basketball

Though the Crimson bent, it would not break. After outscoring the visitors 48-33 in the second half, Harvard walked away with its second Ivy win of the season, 82-68.

Taking the Leede
Men's Basketball

Taking the Leede

The Harvard men's basketball team got its first conference win of the season on the road at Dartmouth Saturday night, 74-58.

Taking the Leede
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Knocks off Dartmouth in Conference Opener, 74-58

In its Ancient Eight opener, the Crimson flashed its defensive prowess with a balanced offensive performance to defeat Dartmouth with a 74-58 victory.

The Young Get it Done
Men's Basketball

Notebook: Strong Offense, Weak Defense Not Enough as Harvard Falls to Vermont

After an unbeaten month of December, the Harvard men’s basketball team was on the losing side of a high-scoring affair against Vermont Tuesday night. While five Crimson players—including four freshmen—scored in double-digits, it wasn’t enough to overcome the Catamounts as the team fell, 82-71.

Decision Aiken
Men's Basketball

Aiken Leads the Way as Men’s Basketball Closes 2016 With Win Over Howard, 67-46

On Friday against Howard (3-11), freshman point guard Bryce Aiken once again took charge on offense to allow his team to pull away, leading to a 67-46 victory for Harvard (6-4) over the Bison. The win extends the Crimson’s current win streak to five games.

Merry Bryce-mas
Notebooks

Notebook: Christmas Comes Early for Men's Basketball as It Escapes Houston, 57-56

Though the team at one point fell behind by nine points in the second half, freshman Bryce Aiken scored eight points with what seemed like a wink of his eye and a twist of his head to put the Crimson back in the game and eventually dash away with a 57-56 win.

Chambers' Music
Men's Basketball

Eight Games In, Siyani Chambers is Back in Business

​If anyone had any doubts regarding senior co-captain Siyani Chambers’ health coming into the 2016-2017 men’s basketball season, those doubts have been silenced.

No. 179
Men's Basketball

No. 179

Harvard coach Tommy Amaker, shown here in the team's 2016-2017 season opener against Stanford in Shanghai, became the winningest coach in program history Wednesday night as his team beat Boston College, 74-66.

Run This Town(s)
Men's Basketball

Towns Scores 24 as Men's Hoops Holds Off Northeastern, 86-80

Freshman forward Seth Towns’s name may be splashed across the box score from Tuesday night’s 86-80 victory over Northeastern for the Harvard men’s basketball team, but the win actually showed how dangerous Harvard’s depth can be.

Chamber of Dimes
Men's Basketball

Chamber of Dimes

Co-captain Siyani Chambers recorded a season-high eight assists in the team's loss to George Washington

New in Town
Men's Basketball

New in Town

Freshman guard Seth Towns, shown in previous action against Stanford, led the Crimson with 17 points against UMass, but it wasn't enough to secure the win.

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Drops Third Straight Contest Against George Washington

One of Harvard coach Tommy Amaker’s mantras is to focus on the first and last four minutes of each half. By winning those four four-minute segments of the game, the team can gain and carry momentum. On Tuesday night against George Washington, however, one particular four-minute segment put the Crimson in a hole it could not climb out of.

Chamber of Dimes
Notebooks

Men's Basketball Stymied By Zone Defense

The Crimson still has a lot to improve on, and those areas of needed improvement were illuminated against a veteran Colonials team composed of multiple graduate students and redshirt players.

Coming for the Crusaders
Men's Basketball

Coming for the Crusaders

Harvard's seven freshmen, including (from left to right) guard Christian Juzang, forward Henry Welsh, and guard Seth Towns, have seen significant playing time in the Crimson's first two regular season games.

Not Enough Left
Men's Basketball

Holy Cross Swarms Men's Basketball, Hands Crimson Second Loss

In its first home game against a Division I opponent, the Crimson were plagued by turnovers as it dropped its second game of the season.