Despite the Crimson’s sizable cushion from the Bulldogs and Bears in the current standings, Harvard was considerably challenged by both teams in their prior matchups this season, sneaking by with single-digit wins.
After the Crimson fell to Columbia last Friday, sophomore forward Chris Lewis had a bounce-back performance the following evening against Cornell, recording a team-leading 17 points and three blocks in Harvard’s victory
Harvard men’s basketball returns home to Lavietes Pavilion this weekend, clashing with Princeton on Friday night followed by Penn on Saturday afternoon. In its month-long stretch of games away from Cambridge, the Crimson gritted its way to late-game wins against Yale, Dartmouth, and Cornell.
Harvard will again embark on an extended bus ride this weekend, trekking to the Empire State to take on Columbia Friday night and Cornell Saturday night. The Crimson must place its sole attention on returning back to Cambridge with its conference unbeaten streak untouched.
Eighteen points in 20 minutes from sophomore point guard Bryce Aiken served as a nice compliment to improved three-point shooting in the Harvard men's basketball team's 86-77 win over Brown on Saturday night in Providence.