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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
Notebooks

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.

SIYA LATER
Notebooks

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
Notebooks

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.

Notebooks

Notebook: Chambers, Saunders Lead Basketball Over Engineers

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

STEVE
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Opens Season at Home Against MIT

While their gymnasiums are only two miles apart, the strength of Harvard's and MIT's basketball programs could not be farther.

Next In Line
Men's Basketball

Is Harvard Next In Line?

The question is not has Harvard arrived, but where does it sit? With conference realignment and an ever-changing landscape; it is no longer ridiculous to ask the once-unthinkable question: Is Harvard now the country’s best mid-major?

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Signs Two New Recruits

Head basketball coach Tommy Amaker added two more big names to his future rosters when, last week, Weisner Perez and Tommy McCarthy both committed to Harvard, pending admission.

Men's Basketball

Junior Center Transfers to Morehouse College

Junior Michael Hall, a backup center for the Harvard men’s basketball team, has transferred to Morehouse College, an athletic department source told The Crimson early Thursday morning.

Softball

Comeback Player of the Year: Laura Ricciardone

Instead of staring down opposing teams’ batters from the mound, Laura Ricciardone was facing a much bigger challenge. Then a rising junior, she made the decision not to return to campus for the academic year in order to stay home and take care of her mother after she received a cancer diagnosis.

Softball

Athlete of the Week: Ricciardone Key to Crimson's Success

Named to the second team All-Ivy in her sophomore campaign, Ricciardone has pitched at an even higher level in 2014. The Slidel, La., native is 11-5 in the circle this year and has posted a team best 1.90 ERA.

Prep-to-Ivy
Men's Basketball

Prep-to-Ivy

Over the last six years, the percentage of prep school students on Amaker's team has spiked.

Taking Over
Men's Basketball

Taking Over

In the 2013-2014 season, prep school players made up 47.7 percent all Ivy League men's basketball players.

Black Lives Matter Protester
Race

Demonstrators Continue 'Black Lives Matter' Campaign in Central Square March

Harvard Stadium
Allston

Boston Olympic Bid Names Harvard Venues as Hosts for 10 Events

Conflict at the Scene
Crime

Med School Professor Dies After Brigham Shooting

"Shut It Down"
College

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