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Game Preview: UMass Lowell River Hawks vs. Harvard Crimson

The UMass Lowell River Hawks have only a single game this coming weekend after spending the bulk of the start to the 2014-15 season with two games per weekend. However, the River Hawks are in for a good game against one of the ECAC’s top teams this season, the Harvard Crimson. UMass Lowell is coming off a win and tie against fellow Hockey East team Notre Dame on the road in...
Via Mill City Sports
21 hours ago  |  Discuss

NCAAB: Saunders cranks in 19 to lead Harvard over FIU

The then 25th ranked Harvard Crimson suffered a huge upset last Sunday at the hands of Holy Cross so Florida International knew they were getting a bunch of angry guys Thursday.
Via CLNS Radio
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Harvard beats FAU 71-49

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Wesley Saunders scored 19 points and had six assists and Steve Moundou-Missi added 14 points on Thursday to lead Harvard over Florida Atlantic 71-49. Harvard (2-1) pulled ahead on a 17-0 run and outshot the Owls 51.9 percent (28 of 54) to 36.8 percent (21 of 57). Evan Cummins grabbed 10 rebounds and the Crimson outrebounded FAU 37-23. Saunders, the 2014 Ivy...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Ivy title at stake for Harvard, Yale in The Game

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Beating Yale year after year has its advantages, but Harvard defensive back Norman Hayes still felt as if he were missing something. ''The Game is The Game, but this game is a little more special for the seniors,'' he said this week as Harvard prepared to face Yale on Saturday for the 131st time. ''It is our senior year, and playing...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Yale’s Student President Challenged Harvard’s Student President To A Boxing Match Before Saturday’s Football Game

Two of the most bitter rivals in all of college football will play on Saturday, when the Yale Bulldogs travel to Cambridge to take on the Harvard Crimson. Fans from both schools will be fired up for the game, but Yale’s student president decided to up the ante. Michael Herbert challenged Harvard Undergraduate Council President Gus Mayopoulos to a boxing match the night before...
Via College Spun
10 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
Via AP on Fox
23 days ago  |  Discuss

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 He has recorded 92 tackles in his career including 31 tackles...
October 10, 2014  |  Discuss

College Basketball 2014-15: Harvard Crimson Team Preview

College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17....
Via Athlon Sports
September 16, 2014  |  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

Harvard Closes The Book On Bearcats; Will Play Michigan State Next

It was almost destined to happen. The Harvard Crimson were the fashionable choice around the nation’s office pools to pull off the “12-5” upset and advance to the Round of 32 at the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. Even President Obama had Harvard in his bracket, although he may have been biased (J.D. magna cum laude, 1991). Sure enough, the No. 12 Crimson got the job done...
March 21, 2014  |  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 […]
Via Full Scale Sports
March 20, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Things About Harvard

Cincinnati plays Harvard in a 5 vs 12 game on Thursday at 2:10 pm. Since I'm assuming a lot of us didn't follow the Ivy that close, here are 10 things about the Harvard Crimson. They dominated conference play. Harvard went 13-1 in the Ivy. That shows some domination. The Crimson won their Ivy games by 16, 30, 6, 20, 7, 4, 23, 20, 12, 24, 23, 22 and 5. A lot of...
Via Bearcats Blog
March 17, 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...
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...
Via Diehardsport
February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Blueprint Breakdown with Drew Dawson: Crimson’s play crisp

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...
Via College Chalktalk
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

The Scholar and The Gentleman

Image: Richard Howe It’s safe to say that at Harvard, education is the primary concern of most of the students that are there. It’s safe to say that defense is of primary concern to Coach Tommy Amaker and the Crimson basketball team. The Scholar To emphasize the importance of the subject of defense, Amaker’s players contested every possible shot attempt by the visiting Eagles...
Via Beantown Banter
January 03, 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 AP on Fox
January 01, 2014  |  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 AP on Fox
November 20, 2013  |  Discuss

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