Oct 10, 2014, 11:00 AM EDT
Tommy Amaker has turned a program with absolutely no basketball pedigree into one of the nation’s best mid-majors.
Oct 8, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT
Can the Crimson win a game in the NCAA tournament for the third straight season?
Oct 2, 2014, 11:34 PM EDT
With two players having committed to Tommy Amaker’s program, Harvard’s attention will now likely be focused on four-star forward Aaron Falzon.
Sep 26, 2014, 5:14 PM EDT
Harvard will lose some key contributors at forward when the 2014-15 season ends, so this addition will help their depth moving forward.
Sep 23, 2014, 10:45 PM EDT
Harvard is a potential preseason top-25 team and they’ll face some tough non-conference opponents.
Mar 29, 2014, 6:05 PM EDT
With his name surfacing as an option at Boston College, Harvard head coach Tommy Amaker announced that he won’t be going anywhere.
Mar 7, 2014, 10:22 PM EDT
Siyani Chambers and company played much better in the rematch, beating Yale to earn a third consecutive NCAA tournament berth.
Jan 31, 2014, 11:06 AM EDT
After playing his best basketball of the 2012-13 season during a two-game stretch in which Harvard beat Penn and Princeton on consecutive nights, averaging 17.0 points, 8.0 rebounds and 8.0 blocks per game on that weekend in mid-February, Harvard center Kenyatta Smith was able to earn more minutes in the Crimson’s front court rotation. In…
Jan 8, 2014, 9:55 PM EDT
Given their overall non-conference schedule and the strength of it, Harvard’s games at Colorado and UConn were contests circled by many as important games for the Crimson. Why? Tommy Amaker’s team has the talent to merit an at-large berth, and a win in either (or both) of those games likely would have given Harvard the…
Jan 1, 2014, 6:49 PM EDT
Before the season began, Harvard’s opportunity to host Boston College had the appearance of a game that could benefit the Crimson’s postseason resume. Tommy Amaker’s team may be the prohibitive favorite to win the Ivy League, but quality non-conference wins have the potential to serve as a buffer of sorts should the unexpected happen and…
Dec 26, 2013, 4:00 PM EDT
Over the course of the holiday week, we at College Basketball Talk will be detailing what we believe will be the New Year’s Resolutions of some of the nation’s most talented, most disappointing, and thoroughly enigmatic teams. What can we say, we’re in a giving mood. Who else made Resolutions? Click here to find out. WHAT…
Dec 21, 2013, 12:27 AM EDT
In Ivy League basketball circles, which soon expanded to national basketball circles at the conclusion of the 2013 NCAA Tournament, all of the talk during the summer months revolved around Harvard. Rightfully so, to an extent. The Crimson returned virtually their entire team, along with welcoming back Kyle Casey and Brandyn Curry. They were the…
Oct 4, 2013, 1:00 PM EDT
All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. After winning the Ivy League title outright in the 2011-12 season and earning their first bid to the NCAA Tournament since 1946, Harvard was poised to repeat as Ivy champs the following season, and…
Oct 4, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT
All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of our previews for…
Sep 3, 2013, 8:45 PM EDT
To kick-off college basketball in the Bay State, the head coaches of the seven Division 1 schools in Massachusetts will gather at Boston’s TD Garden on the morning of September 26 for the Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off Breakfast. The breakfast will be hosted and moderated by ESPN’s Jeff Goodman, with first-year Boston Celtics head coach Brad…
Aug 27, 2013, 7:30 PM EDT
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…
Jul 26, 2013, 10:00 AM EDT
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…
Jun 9, 2013, 4:39 PM EDT
Andre Barrett, one of Seton Hall’s most highly decorated and best point guards in program history, will be inducted into the Seton Hall Athletics Hall of Fame on Monday evening (June 10). Barrett ranks in the top ten in school history in points scored (1,861) and second in assists (662), and was a member of…
Apr 14, 2012, 3:59 PM EDT
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…
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