Crimson staff writer
Stephen J. Gleason
Why Sports?: Parting Shot
"What I will remember most about my time with the Sports Board is not how many stories I wrote or the success of the teams that I covered but rather the friendships that I formed and the experiences that I had over the past four years."
Notebook: Big Runs, Defense Help Harvard Advance to Ivy League Tournament Championship
After struggling to find the bottom of the net for the first 15 minutes of game action on Saturday afternoon, the Harvard men’s basketball team pulled away from Cornell, 74-55, in the day’s first Ivy League Tournament semifinal. Sophomore forward Seth Towns led all scorers with 24 points while classmates Christian Juzang and Chris Lewis combined for 28 on 11-of-19 shooting.
Instant Classic Sees Men's Basketball Lose Out on NCAA Tournament Bid
Two last second three-point attempts came up short as the Harvard men’s basketball team fell to second-seeded Penn, 68-65, in Sunday’s Ivy League Tournament championship game.
Men's Basketball Marches on to the Palestra
Most pundits would agree that neither Penn nor Harvard would be described as great, but neither ball club deserves a 16-seed next week. Hopefully, the committee will be tuned into ESPN2 on Sunday afternoon.
Baseball Stumbles in Four-Game New Mexico State Series
Despite a blowout loss to the Aggies on Sunday, the Crimson was able to split a doubleheader on Saturday, losing on a walk-off in the first game before a three-run ninth inning lifted the visitors to victory in the nightcap. Overall, the Crimson left New Mexico with three more losses in addition to a win.
Ivy Tournament Hypotheticals for Saturday's Men's Basketball Games
Here is a breakdown of all 16 possible scenarios for the four Ivy League men's basketball contests tonight and their consequences for next weekend's Ivy League Tournament.
Men's Basketball To Play for Ivy Regular Season Title Saturday After Topping Cornell
It took double overtime, but the Harvard men’s basketball team was able to top Cornell, 98-88, on Friday night at Lavietes Pavilion. With the Crimson’s win and Penn’s loss at Yale, Harvard will have the opportunity to secure the Ivy League’s regular season title and the top seed in next weekend’s conference tournament with a win over Columbia on Saturday night.
Men's Basketball Hosts Cornell, Columbia on Senior Weekend
While the Crimson (15-11, 10-2 Ivy League) is locked into a top two seed in next weekend’s Ivy League Tournament, both of New York’s Ivy League teams have much to play for this weekend.
Men's Basketball Fights Back to Beat Princeton in Overtime
The Harvard men's basketball team led for a mere 37 seconds of regulation, but the Crimson dominated the overtime session to top Princeton, 72-66, on Friday night at Jadwin Arena.
Men's Basketball Embarks on Road Trip to Face Killer P's
Harvard’s roster has combined for 44.1 percent of the Crimsons points and, as is the case for most teams, the forwards for Tommy Amaker’s team take care of the majority of the team’s rebounding needs.