WESLEY SAUNDERS RUMORS

Here's the guy who had Roy Williams thanking his lucky stars Thursday

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...
Via Fox Sports
March 20, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 4 seed North Carolina holds off Harvard's second-half rally

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. MORE TO COME
Via Fox Sports
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

No. 12 Harvard beats No. 5 Cincinnati but doesn’t upset

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. 6-foot-5, guard...
Via Total Sports Live
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament: Harvard upsets Cincinnati

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...
Via Sports-Glory
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Harvard’s Wesley Saunders: ‘I Don’t Think Anyone Is Looking Past Us This Year’ (Video)

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...
Via NESN.com
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Wesley Saunders Headlines Ivy League Awards

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...
Via RealGM
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Harvard beats Rice 69-54 for ninth straight win

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...
Via Associated Press
January 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Saunders carries Harvard past BC 73-58

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...
Via Associated Press
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Harvard edges Boston University 79-68 in overtime

Wesley Saunders scored 25 points and Harvard overcame a second-half rally from Boston University for a 79-68 overtime win on Saturday. Harvard (9-1) outscored Boston (6-3) 13-2 in the overtime period, making 11 of 12 free throws. The Crimson held a 60-50 lead with 5:58 left before the Terriers closed the gap. Two 3-pointers from John Papale in the final minute of regulation helped...
Via Associated Press
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Harvard beats Bryant 86-68 to remain undefeated

Wesley Saunders had 25 points and Steve Moundou-Missi scored a career-high 23 as Harvard downed Bryant 86-68 on Wednesday night to extend its home winning streak to 14 games. Saunders shot 7-of-9 from the field while Moundou-Missi was 10-of-15 and led the Crimson (4-0) with nine rebounds. Harvard shot 57.1 percent from the field. Dyami Starks came into the game for Bryant (2-2...
Via Associated Press
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss
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