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Defense Takes a Stand
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NOTEBOOK: Defense Shines in Close Loss to Undefeated Princeton

As boats rowed down the nearby Charles River during the annual Head of the Charles Regatta, so, too, did the hopes of an Ivy League championship float away for the Harvard football team on Saturday.

Stewart Big
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NOTEBOOK: Last-Second Field Goal Caps off Close Football Win

Harvard came out on top in a back and forth affair against Holy Cross on Friday evening. Highlights from the match included strong fourth quarter performance, special teams gaffes and a strong defense.

Can't Be Brought Down
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NOTEBOOK: Special Teams Woes and Personal Bests Highlight Football’s Cornell Loss

Over the weekend, Harvard made the long bus drive to Ithaca, N.Y., to square off against Cornell for the second consecutive year. And for the second consecutive year, the Crimson left the town with its second loss. And for the second consecutive year, Harvard’s two losses come in the first four weeks of play to both the Big Red and Rhode Island.

Double-Dog Darrington
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Notebook: Despite Strong Defense, Football Falls to URI

Over the duration of the current senior class’ time in Cambridge, the Crimson boasts an 8-3 record against non-league competition, and two of those losses have come at the hands of the Rams.

Stiff Arm
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NOTEBOOK: Sophomores Lead Football Over Brown

The matchup between Harvard and Brown is always an interesting one. The latter is convinced a rivalry exists and the former treats it like any other game. Last weekend, Harvard outshone the temporary lights at Brown Stadium, defeating the home team 31-17.

Own the Trenches
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NOTEBOOK: Front Lines Fuel Football's Victory over San Diego

The offensive line paved the way for a punishing ground game and gave sophomore quarterback Jake Smith tons of time to go through his progressions in the pocket. The defensive line stunted much of the Toreros’ running progress and hurried quarterback Anthony Lawrence 14 times.

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.

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