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Postseason Preview: Harvard vs. Michigan State, NCAA Round of 32

The game: 12. Harvard (27-4) vs. 4. Michigan State (27-8); 8:40 ET Saturday, TNT, in Spokane, Wash. One key chart: Harvard’s defense has been excellent this year, but it hasn’t yet been tested by the likes of Michigan State: Data … Continue reading

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Hardly an upset: Harvard tops Cincinnati, returns to Round of 32

One year ago, Harvard won its first NCAA tournament game ever, to the surprise of the nation. The Crimson’s story was known nationally, but hardly anyone expected Harvard, a double-digit underdog to New Mexico, to do what only a handful … Continue reading

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Alternative NCAA tournament brackets

It’s now Thursday morning, which means many of you have already filled your NCAA tournament brackets and second-guessed yourself until your pens run dry. But if you’re a procrastinator — or if you just want a fresh start — here’s … Continue reading

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No. 12 Harvard draws No. 5 Cincinnati in NCAA tournament

For the third consecutive year, Harvard is headed west for the NCAA tournament. The 12-seed Crimson will play 5-seed Cincinnati in Spokane, Wash., on Thursday, tipping off at 2:10 ET. In the world of NCAA tournament selection, Harvard’s 12-seed wasn’t … Continue reading

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American shuts down BU, advances to NCAA tournament

With an NCAA tournament bid on the line Wednesday night, Boston University’s offense suffered 40 minutes of Murphy’s Law at the worst possible time. The regular-season Patriot League champions, who had scored 91 points in each of their first two … Continue reading

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Postseason Preview: American vs. Boston U., Patriot League final

The game: 2. American (19-12 overall, 13-5 Patriot) vs. 1. Boston University (24-9, 15-3); 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, CBSSN. In-league efficiency: American: +.11 (1.08 pts/poss, .97 allowed); BU +.10 (1.08 pts/poss, .98 allowed) One key chart: BU’s offense, catching fire at … Continue reading

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Watson, Irving lead BU in quarterfinal rout

With eight minutes left in the second half of Wednesday night’s game, after D.J. Irving had made three straight baskets — each more difficult than the last — and added an assist in short order, the senior guard headed to … Continue reading

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