Fifth straight Ivy title predicted for Harvard

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Harvard has won four straight Ivy League titles with players such as Kyle Casey, Brandyn Curry and Laurent Rivard. They're all gone now, and coach Tommy Amaker needs to show he can win with a rebuilt roster. Harvard opens the season at No. 25 in The Associated Press Top 25 - the first time an Ivy League school has appeared in the preseason poll since Penn in...
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November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Michigan State Holds Off Late Harvard Rally To Advance To Sweet 16

Harvard’s season came to an end Saturday night with a third-round loss in the NCAA tournament to fourth-seeded Michigan State, 80-73. The Crimson overcame a 14-point halftime deficit to claw their way back into the game, taking their first lead on Laurent Rivard’s 3-pointer with 7:11 to play, but the Spartans were able to overcome the late scare from the No. 12 Crimson. Wesley...
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Spartans hold off Harvard, advance to Sweet 16

SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) -- For 18 seconds, it was happening. Harvard owned basketball, too. Laurent Rivard made a 3-pointer from the corner, flashed his 3-point goggles toward an unhinged group of Crimson fans and ran down the court. The Ivy Leaguers had overcome a 16-point deficit to take a two-point lead over a Michigan State team that always comes up big at March Madness. The next...
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March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Rivard's 22 points key Harvard rout of Penn, 80-50

Laurent Rivard scored 22 points by converting 6 of 9 3-pointers to power Harvard to an 80-50 rout of Pennsylvania and its 19th straight home win Saturday night. Harvard trailed until midway through the first half. Kyle Casey's dunk to give the Crimson a 19-18 lead was part of a 12-0 run and a 27-4 finish to the first half that left Harvard up, 44-23. Harvard (17-3, 4-0 Ivy League...
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February 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Harvard's fast start leaves TCU in dust, 71-50

Laurent Rivard drilled four 3-pointers in the first 13 minutes of the game to spark Harvard to a 71-50 win over TCU and claim the Great Alaska Shootout tournament title Saturday. Rivard, who became the all-time Harvard leader in 3-point shooting by drilling five 3-pointers against Wisconsin-Green Bay in the semifinals, was 5 of 11 from behind the arc against the Horned Frogs and...
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December 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Harvard uses late surge to beat Green Bay 76-64

Wesley Saunders scored 20 points and Laurent Rivard added 17 with five 3-pointers as Harvard beat Green Bay 76-64 Friday night to advance to the Great Alaska Shootout Championship. The Crimson (6-1) trailed by two after allowing a 10-2 run by the Phoenix, but used their own surge to take back the lead for good. Siyani Chambers hit two layups, Rivard sank a 3-pointer, and Saunders...
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November 30, 2013  |  Discuss

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