I am urging our nation’s young people to “be the change [they] want to see in the world.” I am urging young people, especially the Class of 2020, to share in my vision: a vision in which 2020 is the year we make significant progress on the road to defeat racism and systemic inequality.
Aiken will play next season as a graduate transfer for the Seton Hall Pirates, a decision he announced this afternoon on his Instagram page.
“Home is where the heart is,” said Towns in an announcement on Saturday night’s 11PM SportsCenter. “...That opportunity to fight for the city that raised me is so invaluable.”
Harvard senior Seth Towns, the 2017-2018 Ivy League Player of the Year, announced on Saturday night that he will commit to Ohio State University as a graduate transfer.
Coach Tommy Amaker’s words this morning also resonated with the team, who responded impassionately Saturday night in a 83-69 rout of the Bulldogs.
On senior night, it was Brown’s senior sharpshooter Zach Hunsaker who stole the show at Lavietes Pavilion, snapping the Crimson's six game winning streak and sending Harvard to its first home defeat of the season.
For a team as geographically diverse as the men’s basketball team, it is always fascinating to see whether the incoming recruiting class adds to the vast spectrum of hometowns already on the team. This year’s freshman class did just that, contributing yet another place to the Ontarios and Californias corresponding to almost half of the roster. This year’s freshman class included a state that surprisingly enough has not been seen under the “hometown” column since the 2010-11 season.
Harvard closes out its regular season this weekend at Lavietes against Brown on Friday and Yale on Saturday with the No. 1 seed in the Ivy League up for grabs.
In the last chapter of the narrative arc of these seniors, it will likely not be individual star power, highlight-reel moments, or even on-court familiarity that will determine whether they earn the NCAA Tournament berth they have long, long coveted.
The Crimson earned its 20th win of the season, its most since the team last made the NCAA Tournament in 2014-2015.