SALT LAKE CITY As Wesley Saunders skipped off the floor, hands held high in victory, he was stopped and redirected toward the Harvard locker room by a student helper.
I dont know where Im going, Saunders, a junior, said gleefully.
Try into time immemorial.
Everyone associated with Harvard basketball will remember where they were on March 21, 2013, when the 14th-seeded Crimson posted the biggest victory in school history and pulled off the biggest upset in the first full day of the NCAA tournament, a 68-62 victory over 10th-ranked and third-seeded New Mexico in the NCAA West subregional at the Energy Solutions Arena.
The day before, New Mexico gave coach Steve Alford a new 10-year contact. That might put Harvard coach Tommy Amaker in line for lifetime tenure.
We were good, and we also had to be a little fortunate. It means the world to us, a significant moment for us to be in this position, Amaker said.
Saunders, a senior whose next game could be his last, scored 18 points, ...