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  1. Sunday proves fruitful on the recruiting trail for Harvard

    Sep 29, 2013, 10:30 PM EST

    Tommy Amaker

    On the heels of the most successful season in the history of the program, reaching the NCAA tournament for the second consecutive season and upsetting New Mexico in the Round of 64, the Harvard Crimson are expected to build on that success in 2013-14. Point guard Siyani Chambers, shooting guard Laurent Rivard and forward Wesley…

  2. Harvard releases 2013-14 schedule

    Aug 27, 2013, 7:30 PM EST

    Jonah Travis, Tommy Amaker

    In the most highly anticipated season in Harvard basketball history — in fact, perhaps in Ivy League history — where there is already speculation of the Crimson beginning the season ranked in the Top 25, all but winning the Ivy League, and even making a deep run in the NCAA Tournament, the pressure is also…

  3. Brandyn Curry ready to return to Harvard

    Aug 25, 2013, 12:30 PM EST

    Brandyn Curry

    Harvard point guard Brandyn Curry went through a roller coaster season as a junior. He helped the Crimson reach its first-ever NCAA tournament. The high of that accomplishment was matched months later by the low of being caught in the middle — along with teammate Kyle Casey — in a cheating scandal. The scandal, which…

  4. Summertime in the Ivy League

    Jul 26, 2013, 10:00 AM EST

    ivyleaguesports.com

    College basketball coaches collectively rejoiced in January of 2012 when a new rule was passed stipulating that coaches would be afforded the opportunity to work with their players – including incoming freshmen – over the summer months. As a refresher to the exact rule from the NCAA: In men’s basketball, a student-athlete who is enrolled in summer…

  5. VIDEO: Harvard needs OT to sweep Ivy foe Dartmouth

    Jan 26, 2013, 7:57 PM EST

    Siyani Chambers, Olivier Hanlan

    The Ivy League is so different from the rest of DI basketball. There’s the relatively low status of athletes on an Ivy campus, the Friday/Saturday double headers and the refusal to stage a post-season tournament. Then there are artifacts like today’s game between Harvard and Dartmouth. Right now, the Crimson are 2-0 atop the league…

  6. Harvard unveils plans for new basketball arena

    Oct 13, 2012, 2:06 PM EST

    Tommy Amaker

    Harvard, seeing its men’s basketball brand on the rise nationally, has unveiled plans for a new basketball arena to be completed by 2022, multiple outlets are now reporting. “The university and the Harvard-Allston Task Force have been meeting over several months to discuss many elements of the plan,” Kevin Casey, a spokesman for Harvard, told…

  7. Harvard’s Kyle Casey plans to withdraw from school amid academic scandal

    Sep 11, 2012, 2:17 AM EST

    Harvard University's Casey looks to pass the ball as Vanderbilt University's Jenkins defends during their NCAA game in Albuquerque

    Harvard’s attempt to repeat as Ivy League champions just got tougher. According to SI.com’s Luke Winn, leading scorer and team co-captain senior Kyle Casey plans to withdraw from Harvard amid allegations that he and at least one other player on the men’s basketball team were involved in an academic scandal involving 125 students in a…

  8. Ivy League tournament? Say it ain’t so, Joseph Kensington III!

    Apr 14, 2012, 3:59 PM EST

    NCAA Basketball Tournament - Harvard v Vanderbilt

    The hardest thing about being a professional sportswriter is maintaining objectivity. Other than that, it’s pretty much hot tubs, free beer, and living in the penthouse apartment. But that objectivity, when we all have rooting interests, is a bear. Case in point: Odds are that Philly.com’s Jonathan Tannenwald — an Ivy League traditionalist in his…

  9. Will President Obama choose alma mater Harvard in his bracket?

    Mar 12, 2012, 2:12 PM EST

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    President Obama is faced with a dilemma this year. No, it has nothing to do with the Electoral College or how he plans to get opposing sides in Congress to work together. Mr. Obama’s alma mater, Harvard, is in the NCAA tournament. They are a 12-seed, matched up with fifth-seeded Vanderbilt in the Round of…

  10. Madness begins, Harvard & Penn nearly even in Ivy League

    Mar 2, 2012, 9:56 PM EST

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    Two weeks ago, following a 56-50 road win over Penn, it looked like Harvard was solidly in control of the Ivy League. But then they flattened out. By going 3-2 in their next five while Penn won five straight, the Crimson allowed the Quakers to creep back into the conference title race. Now it comes…