Tag Archives: Ivy League

Harvard earns 4th straight Ivy title in seniors’ storybook home finale

Home finales don’t get much more perfect than Harvard’s final game this season at Lavietes Pavilion unfolded Saturday night. Against an opponent that took them to the wire earlier this season, the Crimson played its most complete game of the … Continue reading

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What’s different about Ivy League Saturdays?

The Ivy League is unique among Division I conferences for its conference schedule, which forces every team to play games on both Friday and Saturday nights for six consecutive weeks. If you wonder what kind of toll that takes on … Continue reading

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The Breakdown: Yale’s offense powers past Harvard

Saturday night, Yale did something the previous 20 visitors to Lavietes Pavilion couldn’t: Beat Harvard on its home floor. The Bulldogs’ army of long, physical defenders frustrated Harvard’s offense all game by switching screens and contesting most shots, but more … Continue reading

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Three Pointer: Yale shocks Harvard, moves into first-place tie

1. We have a race in the Ivy League. With a win on Saturday night, Harvard would have been two games up on the rest of the Ivy League; no team has overcome a deficit that large to earn even … Continue reading

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The consistency of James Jones

After a 52-45 win over Brown last night, Harvard remains alone atop the Ivy League with a 5-0 record. The Crimson now has at least a two-game lead on every team but one: Yale, its opponent tonight. The Bulldogs were … Continue reading

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Three Pointer: Harvard downs Princeton, takes sole Ivy lead

1. As usual, Harvard and Princeton produce fireworks. In my dream world, the Ivy League’s “14-game tournament” would be replaced with a 15-game head-to-head series between Princeton and Harvard. As a Cambridge resident and Princeton graduate, perhaps I’m a bit … Continue reading

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Three Pointer: Without Saunders, Harvard loses at UConn

If you haven’t already, be sure to check out Monday’s research on biases in shot-selection data. Today, a Three Pointer (and one) from Harvard’s 61-56 loss at Connecticut: 1. Harvard’s non-conference fate is sealed. Right now, Harvard is 13-2, one … Continue reading

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