Tommy Amaker: ‘I am where I want to be’

As has been his custom after each season, Tommy Amaker met with the media Monday at Harvard’s Murr Center to discuss the Crimson’s campaign. But Amaker also addressed his decision to return to the Ivy League school after he surfaced as a potential candidate for the job vacancy at Boston College. Amaker’s seventh season at Harvard produced a program-record 27 wins and was highlighted...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  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...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvard Upsets #5 Seed Cincinnati Bearcats 61-57

SPOKANE, Wa– The Harvard Crimson aren’t just a bunch of future lawyers, doctors, and leaders of the world… They are also a tough basketball team and knocked off Cincinnati a team that beat 15 straight opponents in the difficult American Conference. Harvard’s did not manage to knock off a tournament bound team this year (although […]
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Casey relishing this tourney time

For about 45 minutes Sunday night, Kyle Casey was tense. Seated with his hands folded in his lap atop shaky knees, Casey watched the NCAA tournament selection show with the rest of his Harvard teammates. The 6-foot-7 forward’s eye were fixated on the television mounted on the wall and he grew more animated as the matchups were announced. When No. 5 Saint Louis was on the screen...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvard’s Laurent Rivard long on talent and guts

From the time they met, John Carroll was trying to explain his affinity for the 3-point shot to Laurent Rivard. In Carroll’s playing days, he never quite understood it. The paint always seemed like a moshpit — all the fighting for rebounds, muscling up shots, ugly collisions at the rim, turf wars on the block. Basketball in the free throw lane was messy business. But life...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvard Readies for No. 5 Cincinnati in NCAA Tournament Second Round

The Storyline The Harvard men's basketball team received a 12 seed in the upcoming NCAA tournament and will face 5th-seeded Cincinnati in the second round Thursday, March 20 at 2:10 p.m. The game will be televised live on TNT from the Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena in Spokane, Wash. Harvard, which earned its tournament bid by winning a fourth consecutive Ivy League title, will...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

UC opponent Harvard a 'trendy pick'

Harvard basketball coach Tommy Amaker knows that the TV talking heads have their pots to stir. Amaker thus is unaffected by predictions that his team will upset Cincinnati in the NCAA tournament. Harvard is a No. 12 seed and UC a No. 5 seed for their second-round game Thursday (2:10 p.m.) in Spokane, Wash., with analysts Doug Gottlieb and Seth Davis both picking Harvard to oust...
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29 days ago  |  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...
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March 16, 2014  |  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

Harvard first team to make NCAA Tournament, punches its ticket for 3rd consecutive year

Harvard punched the first ticket to the NCAA Tournament after clinching the Ivy League Title with a 70-58 victory over Yale on Friday.  The Crimson, who last season earned their first ever NCAA tournament victory by knocking off the No.3 seed in New Mexico during last year’s tournament, are 25-4 on the year and 12-and-1 in conference. They’re led by guards Siyani Chambers and...
Via Diehardsport
March 08, 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...
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February 08, 2014  |  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

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.

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September 11, 2012  |  Discuss

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