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Saunders Carries Men's Hoops
Men's Basketball

Male Athlete of the Year, Runner-Up: Saunders Wills Crimson to Ivy Title

Senior wing Wesley Saunders averaged 16.6 points, 6.1 rebounds, and 4.3 assists per game this season, capping his career with a 26-point performance against North Carolina in the NCAA tournament.

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Becomes Consistent Presence on Biggest Stages

North Carolina and Harvard have essentially equal experience playing on the big stage of the tournament, something that more and more Davids have become able to say as they step up to slay Goliath.

Two Points

Title in the Balance for Men's Basketball in Final Regular Season Weekend

The winner of Friday night's Harvard-Yale game will clinch a share of the Ancient Eight title. The Bulldogs and Brown stand in the way of the Crimson's fourth straight trip to the Big Dance.

State of Zen

Cornell, Columbia To Test Men's Basketball in Last Ivy Road Weekend

Harvard coach Tommy Amaker's squad is in a much different place than it was a month ago.

Wesley Saunders Harvard vs. Princeton
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Tops Princeton, Grabs Sole Possession of First in Ivy League

Despite trailing by as many as 12 points early on, the Crimson stormed back to beat Princeton on Friday, 63-55, to take command of the Ancient Eight standings.

Travis Attack

NOTEBOOK: Stifling Defense Propels Men's Basketball to Victory

Despite a poor offensive performance in the first half, the Harvard men’s basketball team (17-5, 7-1 Ivy) won handily against Cornell (12-12, 4-4) thanks to a big run to open up the second half.

My Name Is Jonah

NOTEBOOK: Saunders' 33 Points Lift Harvard to Road Win

Between a career night from its senior wing and stellar bench play, the Crimson had just enough to beat Brown in overtime on Friday.

Siyani's Shot

Men's Basketball Preview: Killer P's

The Crimson looks to bounce back from a devastating loss to Dartmouth at Lavietes by sweeping the Killer P's, Princeton, and Penn on the road this weekend.


NOTEBOOK: Men's Basketball Turns the Page in Win Over Bryant

After a sloppy loss to Boston College the week prior, the men's basketball team overcame some early weak shooting and rode strong defense to a win over Bryant.

It's Miller Time
Men's Basketball

Men's Hoops Downed By Crosstown Rival BC

After shooting an abysmal 25 percent from the field and 12.5 percent from beyond the arc to go along with 10 turnovers in the first half, the Crimson, catalyzed by senior forward Jonah Travis, came back to force overtime against Boston College on Wednesday before falling, 64-57.

Wes Wing
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Seeks Seventh Straight Win Against No. 5/6 Virginia

Although players have just concluded their exams, Harvard is still yet to take its toughest test: a matchup against the No. 5/6 University of Virginia Cavaliers in Charlottseville Sunday.

Wes Wing

NOTEBOOK: Free Throws, Defense Prove Crucial for Men's Basketball Against Terriers

The Crimson led by just one point at the break but broke the game open with timely shooting late in the contest.


NOTEBOOK: Saunders, Defense Pace Harvard in Win Over Northeastern

Maybe it was the pregame speech from Coach Amaker, maybe it was the result of a thrilling win just a couple days ago over UMass. Whatever it was, the Crimson came out Wednesday night against Northeastern a newfound energy.

Siyani Drives

Notebook: Saunders Impresses, Chambers Struggles in Loss

On a night when many of his teammates struggled, Harvard senior Wesley Saunders was dynamic, showcasing a plethora of moves that could ascend to the next level.


Notebook: Chambers, Saunders Lead Basketball Over Engineers

In the team's first game of the season, Harvard's best players were their best players.