Coming off back-to-back wins, Harvard women’s basketball (14-9, 7-3 Ivy) looked to continue its winning ways, playing host to a pair of New York rivals in Cornell (7-15, 1-9) and Columbia (18-5, 9-1). However, this weekend’s homestand ended with the same result as two weeks earlier, a 74-51 thrashing of the Big Red followed by an excruciating 71-63 defeat to the Lions.
This weekend presented the Crimson with a key opportunity to solidify its spot in the Ivy League Tournament coming this March. Harvard fought valiantly in a tough matchup against Columbia before ultimately succumbing in a 82-70 defeat, snapping Harvard’s three-game win streak. The Crimson recovered from the setback, besting the Big Red 63-52 to earn third place outright in the Ivy League.
Following a dominant performance against the University of Pennsylvania’s Quakers last weekend, the Crimson continued its winning streak in New Haven on Saturday afternoon, securing a victory against the Yale Bulldogs (4-14, NCAA, 1-4 Ivy League) by a final score of 61-52.
On Saturday, the Harvard women’s basketball team defeated the University of Pennsylvania (10-7, 2-2 Ivy) by a decisive 13 points, 69-56. The Crimson (10-7, 3-1 Ivy) was powered by its typical leading scorers, sophomore Katie Krupa and junior Harmoni Turner.
Harvard women’s basketball (8-7, 1-1) dropped its first conference game of the 2023-2024 season in a 23-point blowout loss to Princeton.
The 73-54 victory over the Yale Bulldogs marked a strong start to the Crimson’s Ivy League campaign and a roaring return for Harvard’s star junior guard Harmoni Turner.
Harvard women’s basketball faces its first Ivy League matchup on Saturday. The 2023 Ivy Madness runners-up hope to outplay their past selves and, most importantly, bring home some serious hardware.
The Harvard women’s basketball team returned to Cambridge this week after three straight road games took them to Texas and then California for the Coast 2 Coast San Diego Classic. Staying in New England for a few weeks, the team is confident that its momentum will only continue to build – no matter their matchups.
The Harvard men’s and women’s basketball teams will welcome crowds to Lavietes Pavilion for the first time this season on Friday, Oct. 13 for Crimson Madness. As both teams wrap up their pre-season preparation and await opening night on Nov. 6, the event will be an opportunity for players to show off their skills and compete against each other on the court.
Until March 14, 1998, a No. 16 seed had never beaten a No. 1 seed in either the men’s or women’s postseason basketball tournament. Then, the Harvard women’s basketball team played Stanford.
Some Harvard students devote most of their time to studies, others spend hours split between the classroom and the field, while others begin their morning in one jersey and end their day in another. Well, just one: graduating senior and women’s basketball captain Maggie McCarthy.
Carrie Moore’s career as Crimson basketball coach tipped off to a tremendous start in the 2022-23 season. In her first year at the head of the program, the former Western Michigan standout and retired professional basketball player led the team to a 9-5 Ivy League record and a deep run in the WNIT tournament — one that made program history.
The 2023 Harvard women’s basketball team made history this past weekend by playing in the Great Eight of the NCAA WNIT for the first time in program history. The Crimson traveled to the Big Apple to meet familiar Ivy adversary Columbia for the fourth time this season, though Harvard wasn’t able to fend off the Lions, losing in a close six-point game by the score of 77-71.