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Should Ivy League basketball have a conference tournament?

It’s the eternal topic of Ancient Eight debate: Should the Ivy League, like every other Division-I conference, have a postseason tournament to decide its automatic NCAA bid? The pros and cons of small-conference tournaments have become a national conversation this … Continue reading

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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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The Breakdown: Harvard’s defense snaps drought at Princeton

With eight minutes left in Saturday night’s game at Jadwin Gymnasium, Princeton trailed Harvard 41-40, and the Tigers’ Hans Brase was here: Screencap via the Ivy League Digital Network At that point, it was hard to imagine that Princeton would … 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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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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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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