Found January 17, 2012 on Next Impulse Sports:
For the past month the Harvard University Crimson have been ranked in the top 25 in the country in Men’s Basketball.  They peaked at #21 a few weeks ago, and despite an upset loss to Fordham Jan. 3, they still managed to hang on to the #25 spot in the poll last week.  This week they’ve climbed back up to #24.  Being ranked for 5 consecutive weeks is a pretty impressive feat for a team from the “no-athletic-scholarship” Ivy League.  But consider this: the Crimson have already played far and away the toughest teams on their schedule.  They are 15-2 this season (their other loss was to #11 UConn), and have beaten Holy Cross, BU, BC (not so impressive), George Washington, St. Joe’s, Central Florida, Utah, and Loyola Marymount, among others.  Harvard’s most impressive win was over Florida State, who at the time was ranked #20, and just the other day demolished #3 North Carolina 90-57. So here’s my point: usually top 25 schools beat up on a bunch of cupcake teams from weaker leagues in th...
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