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Amaker, Moundou-Missi and Chambers Take Part in Massachusetts Basketball Media Day

Harvard men’s basketball head coach Tommy Amaker, along with co-captains Steve Moundou-Missi and Siyani Chambers, met with members of the media on the parquet floor of TD Garden Wednesday morning at the 2014 Massachusetts Basketball Media Day.

Harvard’s Zach Hodges Tops New England’s 2015 NFL Draft Prospects (Photos)

New England colleges don’t usually see their prospects get picked up early in the NFL draft, but in 2015, Zach Hodges is likely to break that mold. Hodges, an outside linebacker/defensive end for the Harvard Crimson, is projected to go in the second or third round of the 2015 NFL draft, according to NFLDraftScout.com. He has recorded 92 tackles in his career including 31 tackles...
Via NESN.com
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvard lands commitment from 6-foot-7 small forward

Of the seven seniors on the Harvard roster for the upcoming season four spend time at either the small or power forward position, led by Wesley Saunders, Jonah Travis and Steve Moundou-Missi. With this being the case adding a small forward in the Class of 2015 was something that would benefit head coach Tommy Amaker and his program moving forward, and that goal was accomplished Friday...
Via Pro Sports Daily
27 days ago  |  Discuss

What Seed Did Harvard Get In The 2014 NCAA Tournament?

Seed: For the upcoming 2014 NCAA Tournament, the Harvard Crimson were given a 12-seed in the East-region. They are coached by Tommy Amaker and hail from the Ivy League. You can view the entire 2014 NCAA Tournament field here in our official bracket. Where: They will open play against Cincinnati in Spokane on Thursday. Why: Harvard finished with a 13-1 record in the Ivy League...
Via College Spun
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Zamboni breaks down on ice, Harvard players have to push it off

The Harvard Crimson were taking on the Dartmouth Big Green in hockey on Friday night when Harvard’s Zamboni broke down on the ice. Harvard players then had to come on the ice and push the Zam off the ice to keep it from ruining the ice. Dartmouth Hockey’s team Twitter Account live tweeted the event: Having the Zamboni breakdown and drop snow in the area of the net we have to...
Via Diehardsport
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Bill Russell presents David Stern with Du Bois medal

David Stern was one of six recipients of the W.E.B. Du Bois medal in a ceremony at Harvard’s Sanders Theater yesterday. It was part of the university’s celebration of their new Hutchins Center for African & African American Research. Harvard grad Glenn H. Hutchins, whose foundations’ $30 million donor donation made the center possible, presided over the ceremony with Henry...
Via Red's Army
October 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Harvard’s Siyani Chambers chips tooth after getting hit in mouth

Harvard point guard Siyani Chambers had a double-whammy on Saturday. Not only was his Crimson getting thumped by the No. 6 seed Arizona Wildcats in the NCAA Tournament, but he also lost part of a tooth after getting hit in the mouth early in the second half by Arizona’s Kevin Parrom: Chambers had a look of serious concern on his face after having his tooth chipped, and didn’t...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Great night leads to tough morning: Harvard stripped of four Quiz Bowl championships

The Harvard Crimson may have won an NCAA Tourney basketball game, but those four Quiz Bowl titles? Gone with the wind, thanks to a cheating scandal.
Via Gamedayr
March 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Harvard plans to build new basketball arena

Harvard is planning to build a new basketball arena by 2022 and also renovate the nation's oldest football stadium. The Harvard Crimson, the school's student newspaper, reported that the school revealed the plans during a neighborhood meeting on Thursday night. Harvard's Lavietes Pavillion, the basketball teams' home since 1982, now holds 2,195 seats. It is the...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 2012  |  Discuss

Harvard prez finally makes statement

Harvard President Drew Faust said Wednesday that athletes should not be singled out for blame in what is believed to be the largest cheating scandal in the school's history. Nor are they being treated any differently in the investigation, she added. ''It is not about one student group,'' Faust said in a telephone interview with The Associated Press. ''...
Via AP on Fox
September 13, 2012  |  Discuss

Reports: Harvard captain to withdraw from school

Harvard basketball co-captain Kyle Casey plans to withdraw from school amid a cheating scandal that also may involve other athletes, according to several reports. Sports Illustrated and the Harvard Crimson reported Tuesday that Casey, a senior, would withdraw in an attempt to preserve a year of eligibility once the issue is resolved. Co-captain Brandyn Curry also has been implicated...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Harvard bans team captain

Last year's basketball buzz around the Harvard campus revolved around Linsanity, as proud Crimson alum Jeremy Lin took the NBA by storm. Heading into the 2012-13 college basketball season, however, the publicity surrounding the program is taking a turn for the worse. Star basketball player and co-captain Kyle Casey is going to leave school in the wake of a cheating scandal,...
Via Fox Sports
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss
CRIMSON CONTROVERSY

Report: Kyle Casey to leave Harvard

According to reports, star basketball player and team co-captain Kyle Casey is going to leave Harvard in the wake of a cheating scandal.

Via NESN.com
September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

Academic questions remain for Harvard

As Harvard's Wesley Saunders stood in front of a white board holding a green marker Wednesday, his teammates roared in laughter. They were playing hangman in the locker room before the 12th-seeded Crimson's practice in preparation for their first game of the NCAA tournament ,Thursday against No. 5 seed Vanderbilt. The word Saunders had chosen for his teammates to guess...
Via Fox Sports
March 15, 2012  |  Discuss

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...
Via NESN.com
March 08, 2012  |  Discuss
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