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Lewis Time
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Notebook: Long Ball, Lewis Push Harvard Past Cornell

With just over a minute left in overtime and with Harvard up 86-85 against Cornell, what might’ve the biggest play of the night happened outside of Lavietes Pavilion. In fact, it happened all the way in New Haven.

Big Bassey
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Notebook: Discipline on Both Ends Facilitates Men's Basketball Win Over Penn

With sophomore point guard Bryce Aiken still sidelined, a positive flow from the Harvard offense from both the inside and outside is certainly an encouraging sign for the Crimson.​

Yes, He Cam
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Notebook: Men's Hockey Revives Power Play, Makes Unexpected Change in Net in Beanpot Consolation Game

In some ways, righting the ship is exactly what coach Donato’s group did. In others, the team has yet to iron out certain aspects of its season.

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Notebook: Free Throws, Team Play Power Basketball Past Cornell

In a season that’s seen plenty of notable individual performances from players such as Towns, Lewis, and a now injured Bryce Aiken, Saturday’s win for Harvard came from an all-around balanced effort.

Bowling On
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Notebook: Men's Hockey Struggles with Power Play, Hot Goaltender in Beanpot Semis Loss to BU

For Harvard, the loss does not so much raise questions about Madsen’s performance in net, who stood tall (.928%) despite falling back to a .500 win percentage on the season. The team must instead confront a string of offensive issues that it began to fix over the weekend at Dartmouth.

Tongues Out Guns Out
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Notebook: Assists, Long Ball Key for Women's Basketball in Drumming of Yale

Harvard moved into second place in the Ivy League, thanks to a two-win weekend anchored by Friday night’s season high 97-point performance against rival Yale. The Crimson excelled from beyond the arc, in the paint, and in ball movement.

Not in my Towns
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Notebook: Post Play, Defense Key for Men's Basketball at Yale

​In a low-scoring and gritty affair, Harvard men’s basketball kept its unbeaten streak in conference play through a 54-52 road victory against Yale Friday night.

My Back is Aiken
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Notebook: Men's Basketball Employs Deep Ball and Uncharacteristic Zone Defense to Contend with No. 7 Kentucky

A 17-2 run by No. 7 Kentucky midway through the second half lifted the hosts to a 79-70 win over the Harvard men’s basketball team on Saturday afternoon. The stretch blew the roof off an otherwise back-and-forth contest that saw the Crimson at arm’s length for most of the game’s first 26 minutes.

Penned In
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Penn Rushers, Turnovers Send Football to 23-6 Loss

The 23-6 defeat prevented Harvard from vying for a share of the Ivy League championship. Moreover, the Crimson scored fewer than 10 points for the first time Nov. 2009.

Eyes On the Tiger
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Eyes On the Tiger

Princeton junior wide receiver Jesper Horsted brings in a catch before turning upfield, where he is met by Harvard senior defensive back Raishaun McGhee. The Crimson corner finished with seven total tackles, including one for loss, in his team’s relatively porous effort against the Tigers.

Eyes On the Tiger
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NOTEBOOK: Football Bested by Explosive Princeton Offense

This past Friday night, Harvard lost under the lights for the first time in program history. Princeton dominated from the kickoff, scoring 17 unanswered points to start the game and commanding a 31-10 halftime advantage. The visitors gained 573 total yards, which is the highest mark against the Crimson so far this year.

Back on Track
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Notebook: Football Rights the Ship With Trouncing of Lafayette

​After losing to Cornell last week, Harvard football needed to make a statement. Against Lafayette on Saturday, the Crimson did just that.

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Notebook: Football Drops Sloppy Contest to Cornell

Cornell sits deep in upstate New York. For miles there is nothing but trees and hills until there is suddenly a tall concrete parking garage. Atop that garage sits the the Big Red’s windy football field.

Triple Team
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Tragic Injury, Offensive Struggles Mar Season Opener

The Crimson came into the season’s inaugural matchup with history on its side. Not only had Harvard never lost to the Rams, but also the Crimson had won the past two matchups by at least 30 points.

Wraparound
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Notebook: Donato Breaks Loose; Men's Hockey Solves Nation's Top PK in East Regional Final

Ryan Donato earned his 21st goal of the season in Harvard's 3-2 tournament win over Air Force on Saturday. And so did Tyler Moy, whose second-period score penetrated the nation's top penalty-killing unit.

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