Found March 08, 2012 on
The Harvard University men's basketball team has not appeared in the NCAA tournament since 1946. However, that will change in 2012, while the Crimson anxiously await to hear their name called on Selection Sunday after winning the Ivy League. Kyle Casey and Keith Wright are two members of the squad who are understandably excited about the prospect of some postseason play. What they're more excited about, however, is not needing to sweat out an extra one-game playoff against Pennsylvania. The Quakers could have tied the Crimson for the league title on Tuesday night, but the Tigers prevailed and that meant...

Harvard's NCAA berth is school's first since 1946

Shortly after beating Pennsylvania to destroy its hopes of an Ivy League championship, Princeton forward Patrick Saunders fired off a text message to Keith Wright, a friend and erstwhile rival at Harvard. ''It just said, `You're welcome,''' Wright said Wednesday, a day after the Tigers helped Harvard clinch its first-ever solo Ivy title. ''I feel...

Tommy Amaker 'Incredibly Proud' of Harvard Team Heading to Its First NCAA Tournament Since 1946 (Video)

The Harvard Crimson are going dancing for the first time since 1946, and the man behind it all -- Tommy Amaker -- couldn't be prouder. The Harvard head coach had to sweat it out, but when Penn beat Princeton earlier this week, it ensured that the Crimson would not have to play in a one-game playoff and instead, they would be named the Ivy League champions. Jayme Parker caught...
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