JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Wesley Saunders couldn’t have picked a better time or a bigger stage to dial up one of the best games of his career.
Unfortunately for the Harvard senior swingman, his 26 points Thursday night against No. 4 seed North Carolina were two too few in a 67-65 loss to the Tar Heels in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
A Southern California kid now at one...
No. 4 seed North Carolina survived a second-half rally and held off No. 13 seed Harvard in their NCAA tournament opener Thursday.
With the Tar Heels leading 67-65, Harvard's Wesley Saunders launched a 3-pointer at the horn that clanged off the glass and missed.
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The kids from Cambridge, MA did it again – they pulled an “upset.”
In similar fashion to last year’s NCAA men’s basketball tournament, the Harvard Crimson defeated a higher ranked seed in the opening round. In 2013, it was the 3-seed New Mexico Lobos that went home early. This year, Harvard ousted 5-seed Cincinnati in a game that did not feel like an upset.
Harvard upset the fifth-seeded Cincinnati Bearcats 61-57 on Thursday.
Tommy Amaker and the Crimson have won their second NCAA Tournament game in school history. They seemed to show signs of wearing down late, but Cincinnati could not stop them offensively.
Wesley Saunders paved the way for the Crimson with 12 points, four assists and three rebounds in the win. Siyani Chambers...
Harvard became the first team to punch its ticket to the 2014 NCAA Tournament — making it their third straight trip to the Big Dance — and on Sunday, they learned they’ll be a No. 12 seed in the East Region and will play fifth-seeded Cincinnati.
The Crimson have emerged as a team to be taken seriously in the tournament after earning the program’s first postseason victory...
Wesley Saunders of Harvard has been named the 2014 Ivy League Player of the Year.
T.J. Bray, Sean McGonagill, Alex Rosenberg and Justin Sears join Saunders on the All-Ivy First Team.
On the All-Ivy Second Team are Siyani Chambers, Fran Dougherty, Maodo Lo, Steve Moundou-Missi and Laurent Rivard.
Cedric Kuakumensah was named Defensive Player of the Year, while Spencer Weisz received...
Send to KindleAlthough Harvard found themselves up five at halftime and playing well despite the absence of leading scorer and Lou Henson Preseason All-American, Wesley Saunders, the Crimson’s nine-game win streak ended Wednesday in a hard fought 61-56 loss to the Connecticut Huskies.
Harvard, which led by as many as seven in the first half, converted a number of big plays to...
Wesley Saunders scored 18 points and Harvard defeated Rice 69-54 Saturday night to give Tommy Amaker his best start in his seven seasons as the Crimson's head coach.
The Crimson improved to 13-1 in winning its ninth consecutive game. It's the longest winning streak for the Crimson since winning nine straight in 2011-2012. Harvard had a 19-1 start that included 13 consecutive victories...
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January 05, 2014
Wesley Saunders scored 21 points, Kyle Casey 11 with 10 rebounds and Harvard continued its recent success against Boston College with its eighth-straight win, 73-58 on Wednesday.
It was the sixth-straight season the Crimson (12-1) have beaten their rivals - located about four miles away. Boston College still owns a 32-15 series edge.
Jonah Travis also scored 11 points for Harvard...
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January 01, 2014