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Theresa C. Hebert

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Year in Sports

In Hope of Duck Boats: Parting Shot

"My first strong sports memory came in the fourth grade when the Red Sox reversed the Curse of the Bambino to win Boston’s first World Series in 86 years."

High Motor
Men's Basketball

Play It Forward: Men's Basketball Builds Up

Guided by Tommy Amaker, the men's basketball team is leveraging Harvard resources to drive success.

Bryce Spots
Men's Basketball

The Best Days May Be Ahead For Harvard Basketball

But, for the first time since the 2014-2015 season, Amaker won’t have the significant hurdle next season of working with a core of brand new players. The Crimson currently has three recruits set to join the squad in 2017, but it returns 73 percent of its points and 87 percent of its minutes from this season.

Palestra Preview
Men's Basketball

Palestra Preview

The Ivy League has rebranded the Palestra, traditionally Penn's home gym, to feel more like a neutral site for the Ivy League Tournament.

Buckets for Bryce
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Falls to Yale in Ivy League Semi-Final

A frantic second half comeback came up short as the Harvard men’s basketball team fell to Yale, 73-71, in the semifinals of Saturday’s inaugural Ivy League Tournament.

Palestra Preview
Men's Basketball

Tommy Amaker and Kathy Delaney-Smith Praise Inaugural Ivy League Tournament at Media Day

Despite the quirks and potential adjustments, both Tommy Amaker, coach of the Harvard men’s basketball team, and Kathy Delaney-Smith, coach of the Harvard women’s basketball team, are glad the tournament finally became a reality this year.

Eliminating the Elis

Inaugural Ivy Tournament Pits Men's Basketball Against Yale in First Round Game

​Harvard. Yale. The Palestra. Coach Tommy Amaker has been there before--playing a do-or-die game against the Bulldogs in a playoff scenario. Though this year represents the inaugural Ivy League Tournament, the Crimson’s first round matchup mimics a 2015 playoff scenario where Harvard and the Elis played a one-game playoff in order to determine who would take the league’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

Two-Handed Throwdown
Men's Basketball

For the Second Night in a Row, Men's Basketball Loses on Last Second Shot

Jackson Donahue had played 12 minutes on Saturday night without taking a single shot. But in the 13th minute, the shot he did take was a big one.

Coming to Town

Men’s Basketball Seeks Revenge Against Princeton, Strong Finish Versus Penn

The Harvard men’s basketball team is undefeated in its last six contests, but the sting of the one loss in the past month hasn’t gone away.

Captain Corbin
Men's Basketball

Harvard's Seniors Bid Farewell to Lavietes with a Win

The four veterans—co-captains Siyani Chambers and Corbin Miller, along with forward Zena Edosomwan and guard Matt Fraschilla—took the floor at tip-off and gave Harvard a lead it would never relinquish.


Notebook: Balance and Late Boards Lead Men's Basketball to Win over Yale

In front of 2,195 fans donning Crimson and waving Zena Edosomwan fat heads, Harvard defeated Yale, 77-64. The home team was led by freshmen guard Bryce Aiken and Seth Towns, who had 22 and 18 points, respectively.

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Looks to Continue Win Streak

While many have alluded to a seeming inevitability that Princeton will run away with the regular season title, currently undefeated in Ancient Eight play, Harvard is two games back and has four games remaining on the schedule—including one against the Tigers—to raise the Ivy banner.

Get Out of Town
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Holds Off Columbia, 78-72

Harvard is coming off of a weekend sweep of Brown and Yale on the road last week, with freshman guard Bryce Aiken leading the way with 50 points over the weekend. Columbia, on the other hand has won one of its last four.

Men's Basketball

Athlete of the Week: Aiken Makes His Case for Ivy League Rookie of the Year

Against Yale this weekend, rookie Bryce Aiken put up 27 points on 7-of-17 shooting.


Men's Basketball to Host Cornell, Columbia

The last time the Harvard men’s basketball team played Cornell and Columbia, both New York teams had the Crimson on its heels. In the two weekends since Harvard traveled to Ithaca and New York City, the Crimson is 3-1, but most importantly has started to play more consistent basketball.