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Toast of the Town
Men's Basketball

Second Half Surge Pushes No. 7 Kentucky Past Men's Basketball, 79-70

Despite a strong first half that kept Harvard toe-to-toe with Kentucky, a string of turnovers, combined with a 17-2 run from the Wildcats midway through the second half proved to be the nail in the coffin for the Crimson at Rupp Arena on Saturday afternoon.

Young Guns
Previews

Harvard Looks to Snap Losing Streak at No. 7 Kentucky

Tomorrow afternoon, Harvard men’s basketball will head into the confines of Rupp Arena, home of No. 7 Kentucky, for what will undoubtedly be a battle of the youth.

Aiken for a Win
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Falls to Cal State Fullerton

After holding a Cal State Fullerton squad within two possessions for nearly the entirety of the second half, it was five consecutive trips to the free throw line for the Titans that would ultimately spell a 70-61 loss for the Crimson on Sunday.

Lewis Time
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Drops Opener at Wooden Legacy Tournament to St. Mary's

Despite a second half resurgence from the Crimson, Harvard couldn’t overcome a half in which it shot 27 percent from the field and nine percent from beyond the arc.

Senior Slamdown
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Squeaks Out Win Over Gritty MIT

Despite a tenacious effort from a visiting MIT squad, the Harvard men’s basketball team came away with a 73-64 win in its home opener at Lavietes Pavilion on Friday night.

From Way Down Town
Previews

Men's Basketball Opens Season at Home Against MIT, UMass

Come Friday, the Crimson begins its trek to redemption at Lavietes against MIT. While Harvard’s starting lineup is still anyone’s guess, one thing is for certain: the Crimson’s sophomore class will be at the center of the team’s success.

Stare Down
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Faces Long Road to the Palestra

The Ivy League tournament, which takes place in Philadelphia, has come to define Ancient Eight basketball—especially the way that Harvard coach Tommy Amaker approaches his team.

Ballin' Out
Women's Basketball

Consistency is Key as Women's Basketball Seeks First Ivy Title Since 2008

Picked to finish third in the Ivy League behind Princeton and Penn, the Crimson returns a bevy of talent and experience as it seeks to build on last year's 21-9 season.

Bass to Pass
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Tabbed First in Ivy League Preseason Poll

Picked to finish first ahead of Yale and Princeton—the two teams that competed in the championship game of last year’s Ancient Eight tournament—the Crimson earned six first place votes in the preseason media poll.

Miami Bryce
Men's Basketball

Bryce is Nice: Male Rookie of the Year, Runner-Up

Highly touted as a prospect, Aiken brought home Ivy League Rookie of the Year honors and shone brightest when the game was on the line.

Return Trip
Men's Basketball

Heart and Soul of a Captain: Male Comeback Athlete of the Year

Co-captain Siyani Chambers wraps one of the most decorated careers in men's basketball history.

Bryce ROY
Men's Basketball

Aiken and Benzan Headline Ivy Postseason Awards for Men's and Women's Basketball

For Harvard basketball this year it hasn’t been a matter of pure freshman talent or veteran senior experience—in fact for the most part, it’s been a lot of both.

Benzan Time
Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Doomed by Poor Shooting, Eliminated from Ivy Tournament

The rough shooting ultimately doomed Harvard as a 24-point third quarter extended the Tigers’ lead and gave them the 68-47 win to advance to the championship game of the Ivy League tournament.

Arch Rivals
Men's Basketball

Men's Ivy Tournament, Harvard Descend on the Palestra

​You really couldn’t have drawn it up any better. Storylines abound as the Ivy League prepares to hold its first ever men’s basketball tournament. Rivalries? Check. History? Hell yeah. A shot at perfection? You got it. Saturday’s semifinals feature the Ivy League’s best basketball rivalry and the conference’s oldest one. Penn and Princeton will take center stage early Saturday afternoon with Harvard and Yale to follow.

Guarding the Line
Men's Basketball

NOTEBOOK: Senior Gives Harvard Fits for Second Night in a Row

For the second time in as many nights, though, Harvard could only watch as a last second shot decided the outcome of a game. The night before it was junior guard Amir Bell for Princeton. On Saturday night at the Palestra, it was sophomore guard Jackson Donahue for the Quakers.