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Harvard picked up their 19th-straight home win yesterday when they bested Seattle by 10 points in a 70-possession game that was decided at the charity stripe. With some smart play in the paint (see what I did there), Harvard had 36 trips to the line to Seattle's 18.
Now they're 8-0 for the first time since the 1984-1985 season, and today cracked both top-25 polls (No. 24 in the ESPN/USA Today poll and No. 25 in the AP Coaches poll) for the first time in school history.
So, are they for real?
Try this on. Central Florida (and Michael Jordan's offspring) has two losses on the season: to Florida State and Harvard, but beat UConn. Harvard also beat Florida State and, obviously, Central Florida. The Crimson are set to throw down with UConn on the road Thursday. With a win over the former national champs, not much stands between Harvard and a perfect 30-0 regular season.
The Crimson feature the nation's 34th most efficient defense that allows 0.918 point...
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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Harvard guard Oliver McNally had just finished lifting weights when the text messages started pouring in. "My phone blew up right before practice," he said Monday after the Crimson cracked The Associated Press' Top 25 for the first time in school history. "I figured we had made it." Harvard (8-0) entered the rankings at No. 25 -- the first...
Jonah Travis came off the bench to score 19 points and grab 10 rebounds in 19 minutes as Harvard remained undefeated with an 80-70 nonconference victory over Seattle on Sunday.
Laurent Rivard added 14 points for the Crimson, who are off to an 8-0 start for the first time since the 1984-85 season. Harvard also won its 19th consecutive game at home.
The Redhawks (2-4) actually outshot...
Jonah Travis came off the bench to score 19 points and grab 10 rebounds in 19 minutes as Harvard remained undefeated with an 80-70 nonconference victory over Seattle on Sunday. Laurent Rivard added 14 points for the Crimson, who are off to an 8-0 start for the first time since the 1984-85 season. Harvard also won its 19th consecutive game at home.
Dec 4, 2:00 PM | Lavietes Pavilion
Seattle Redhawks vs Harvard Crimson Odds
The Harvard Crimson will look to boost their win total and cover the spread when they tip off against the Seattle Redhawks at Lavietes Pavilion on Sunday in NCAAB play.
The Crimson are 7-0 so far on the season, and 4-0 ATS vs. the number. The Redhawks, meanwhile, are 2-3 and 0...
Game #8-183: Seattle Redhawks at Harvard CrimsonDecember 4, 2011 2:00 pmLavietes PavilionBBState Stats/RecapTwo years ago, as a freshman, I made the trek across a frozen Charles River to Lavietes Pavillion for my first Harvard basketball game. On that blustery December night, the Crimson beat Rice by 21 points to move to 6-1 on the young season. The game was a blip on the radar around...