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Men's Basketball Unable to Withstand Second-Half Surge in Loss to Buffalo

But despite the first appearance of the season for senior guard Bryce Aiken, Harvard was swept away by a second half barrage from beyond the arc by the Buffalo Bulls.

Toronto is Home 2
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As Men’s Basketball Heads North, Two Journeys Come Full-Circle

But for Djuricic and Sakota, their relationship runs far deeper than merely sharing nearby Toronto as home.

Clap it Up
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High Expectations: 2019-20 Harvard Men's Basketball Preview

In some ways, the seniors have fulfilled all of the expectations that were placed on the group, which 247 Sports’ Composite Team Rankings regarded as the 25th-best recruiting class in the nation. They have won at least a share of the Ivy League title in consecutive years and last season advanced to the second round of the NIT for the first time in program history. But one achievement is missing: an NCAA Tournament appearance.

Men's Basketball

Double-Clutch: Harvard Men's Basketball vs. Columbia, Game of the Year

The shot became a bigger story than the eventual victory itself, as Aiken’s play was the opening highlight on Friday night’s 11:00 pm SportsCenter, and earned ESPN’s Top Play of The Night.

Next Up

Triple Play: Harvard Baseball's Stone Brothers

From helping all three play at a young age to supporting them throughout the long summers of baseball, family is a thread that has always been present for the Stones.

Pile Up

Baseball Wins Ivy Championship, Advances to NCAA Tournament for First Time Since 2005

For the first time since the 2005 season, Harvard baseball won the Ivy League Playoff Series, defeating Columbia by an 8-6 score in a pulse-racing 11-inning affair and advancing to the Regional round of the NCAA Tournament.

Champions of Cambridge

Baseball Wins First Regular Season Ivy League Championship Since 2005

A 7-2 victory over Brown in Providence on Monday guaranteed Harvard its first regular season Ivy League championship since 2005, and the right to host Columbia in the Championship Series on May 18 and 19.

Saving the Day

Shaw Sets Ivy League Saves Record

The junior closer secured his 12th save of the season against Dartmouth last weekend, setting an Ancient Eight mark.

Pesky Pole

Baseball Takes Heartbreaking Ninth Inning Loss in Beanpot Championship

In a heartbreakingly cruel twist of fate, the UMass Minutemen stormed back in the bottom of the ninth inning to win the ballgame 10-9.

A Man on Fire

The 9th Inning That Never Ended: An Oral History of How Harvard Beat Yale

And, fittingly, McColl replied to the storybook situation with a fairy-tale ending, crushing a no-doubt grand slam to right-center to send the Crimson to a walk-off 10-8 victory.

Playing for the 'Pot

Men's Baseball Pitches Its Way to Sloppy Beanpot Semifinal Win Over Northeastern

The Crimson held on in a low-scoring game to beat Northeastern, 4-3, and will look to capture a second straight Beanpot title.

Wolfpack Territory

PREVIEW: Men's Basketball Prepares for NC State NIT Matchup

If Harvard could win yet again on the road, over the 11-point favorite Wolfpack, the Crimson would advance to within a game of the semifinal round, which will be hosted at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Perez is Back
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Upsets Georgetown to Advance in NIT

But with three minutes left in its season, the Crimson found the grit and composure to fight back on both ends of the floor, riding cagey point guard play and clutch free throw shooting from Bryce Aiken to a 71-68 win, a signature moment of the 2018-2019 season.

Aching for Aiken
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Drops in Ivy Tournament Final to Yale

For the second straight year, Harvard was the regular season champion and number one seed of the Ivy League forced to play on the road, falling to Yale by a 97-85 score, the hosts of this year’s tournament.

Kirkwood Drive
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Men's Basketball Advances to Ivy Finals, Earning Redemption Over Penn

The Harvard men’s basketball team dashed past the Quakers in the final minutes to book a spot in the tournament final in New Haven.