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Theresa C. Hebert

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In Hope of Duck Boats: Parting Shot

"My first strong sports memory came in the fourth grade when the Red Sox reversed the Curse of the Bambino to win Boston’s first World Series in 86 years."

The Best Days May Be Ahead For Harvard Basketball

But, for the first time since the 2014-2015 season, Amaker won’t have the significant hurdle next season of working with a core of brand new players. The Crimson currently has three recruits set to join the squad in 2017, but it returns 73 percent of its points and 87 percent of its minutes from this season.

Tommy Amaker and Kathy Delaney-Smith Praise Inaugural Ivy League Tournament at Media Day

Despite the quirks and potential adjustments, both Tommy Amaker, coach of the Harvard men’s basketball team, and Kathy Delaney-Smith, coach of the Harvard women’s basketball team, are glad the tournament finally became a reality this year.

Palestra Preview

The Ivy League has rebranded the Palestra, traditionally Penn's home gym, to feel more like a neutral site for the Ivy League Tournament.

Inaugural Ivy Tournament Pits Men's Basketball Against Yale in First Round Game

​Harvard. Yale. The Palestra. Coach Tommy Amaker has been there before--playing a do-or-die game against the Bulldogs in a playoff scenario. Though this year represents the inaugural Ivy League Tournament, the Crimson’s first round matchup mimics a 2015 playoff scenario where Harvard and the Elis played a one-game playoff in order to determine who would take the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

Harvard's Seniors Bid Farewell to Lavietes with a Win

The four veterans—co-captains Siyani Chambers and Corbin Miller, along with forward Zena Edosomwan and guard Matt Fraschilla—took the floor at tip-off and gave Harvard a lead it would never relinquish.