Tag Archives: Harvard

Harvard blocks BC’s comeback

With seven minutes left in Harvard’s game against Boston College on Wednesday — their first meeting at Lavietes Pavilion in a generation — the Crimson was getting into some trouble. After leading as much as 33-13 in the first half, … Continue reading

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Little-used lineup lifts Harvard over Vermont

After a slow exam week without much basketball, three teams returned to action with compelling games Saturday. More will come on Boston University’s upset of Maryland and Northeastern’s 20-point comeback over UW-Milwaukee in the next few days; for today, a … Continue reading

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A two-bid Ivy League?

Before the season, several Ivy League teams were battling for the title of Harvard’s top challenger. But one month in, there’s no longer any debate as to who is the league’s #2 team: After an overtime victory over Penn State … Continue reading

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The Breakdown: Watson’s speed, vision lead BU’s offense

A thirty-second sequence in the second half of Saturday’s Harvard-BU game neatly encapsulated Terriers point guard Maurice Watson, Jr.’s offensive style, and the fear he causes in opposing defenders. After a Harvard steal, Watson tracked back in transition to challenge … Continue reading

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Three Pointer: Harvard survives BU comeback in OT

1. What an ending to regulation. Last year’s BU-Harvard game was decided on a last-possession shot by Siyani Chambers, but this year’s second-half finish may have been even more exciting. Harvard led by seven points with 45 seconds left before … Continue reading

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Evan Cummins’ breakout week

Heading into the season, one of Harvard’s biggest strengths — one of the main reasons the Crimson was expected to dominate the Ivy League and perhaps break into the Top 25 — was its frontcourt depth.  Between Kyle Casey, Steve … Continue reading

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Huskies win a frontcourt battle, but Harvard wins war

Entering Wednesday night’s game at Matthews Arena, the juiciest matchup seemed to be Northeastern’s paint offense against Harvard’s interior defense. The Huskies entered the game taking more than half their shots at the rim — a strategy that already felled … Continue reading

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