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  1. Wesley Saunders helps Harvard recover to capture crucial Ivy win

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Wesley Saunders is smooth. At times, he's so smooth it seems like he's coasting, taking his foot off the gas and letting momentum carry him around the court. But then, seemingly inevitably, the senior makes a play or a serie...

    Blog | February 21, 2015
  2. Harvard, NU in latest Bracketology

    Jack McCluskey

    It's only January, and though the nonconference slate is finished and conference play is underway there is still a lot that can and will change between now and Selection Sunday. But if the NCAA tournament brackets were set on Jan. 22, two of the s...

    Blog | January 22, 2015
  3. Harvard makes plays needed to beat BU

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- As Harvard's Steve Moundou-Missi stepped to the line to shoot the first of three free throws Monday night, at the other end of the court Boston University coach Joe Jones turned around and covered his face with both hands. Fres...

    Blog | December 08, 2014
  4. Harvard earns ugly win over Northeastern

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- It's an old bromide, but a true one: Ugly wins count just the same in the win-loss column as pretty ones do. There was little pretty about Harvard's 60-46 victory over crosstown rival Northeastern on Wednesday night. Sure...

    Blog | December 03, 2014
  5. Saunders takes Ivy honors for ninth time

    Jack McCluskey

    Wesley Saunders has been called many things in his career in Cambridge. Harvard coach Tommy Amaker calls him the team's best player and said the senior's play in a close win over UMass was "sensational." Minutemen coach Derek Kellogg called Saunde...

    Blog | December 01, 2014
  6. Wesley Saunders helps Harvard pull out thriller over UMass

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The Harvard Crimson found themselves in an awkward situation at Lavietes Pavilion on Saturday afternoon. Boisterous "Let's go, UMass!" chants broke out early and often when the Crimson hosted the Minutemen, the first bellows fr...

    Blog | November 29, 2014
  7. Wild finish helps Harvard beat Yale for eighth straight year, cap...

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- After 21 years at Harvard, coach Tim Murphy thought he had seen it all. But he hadn't seen anything like this. Seeking a perfect season, an outright Ivy League title and, perhaps most important of all, an eighth straight win ov...

    Blog | November 22, 2014
  8. Rapid Reaction: Harvard 31, Yale 24

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Harvard beat Yale 31-24 in a bone-chilling and thrilling edition of The Game. How it happened: After a mistake-filled first half, the Crimson took control in the third quarter with three touchdowns scored in three very differen...

    Blog | November 22, 2014
  9. Ryan Fitzpatrick reminisces about Harvard-Yale

    Jack McCluskey

    It's a good news, bad news situation for Ryan Fitzpatrick this week. "Fortunately, I'm still playing in the NFL," the Houston Texans' backup QB said by phone this week. "Unfortunately, I won't be able to make it back for The Game." It's been 10...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  10. Harvard-Yale: The Game gets a little bigger

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Obum Obukwelu has seen some big games at Harvard, not only during his four years playing for the Crimson but when his older brothers Iffi and Nnamdi played for the team in the years that preceded his arrival. But even he hasn't...

    Blog | November 21, 2014
  11. Harvard, Chambers have to recover after stumble in Garden

    Jack McCluskey

    The Crimson knew they would wear an oversized target on their backs this season, thanks to their first preseason AP Top 25 ranking. They just didn't know that someone would connect with that target so quickly, knocking the Crimson from their comfy...

    Blog | November 19, 2014
  12. Hanlan, Saunders on Wooden watch list

    Jack McCluskey

    Boston College's Olivier Hanlan and Harvard's Wesley Saunders are among the 50 players named to the initial Wooden Award preseason watch list, which was announced on Monday. Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor, Wisconsin senior Frank Kaminsky, Louisville ...

    Blog | November 17, 2014
  13. Local flavor hits Garden for Coaches vs. Cancer college basketbal...

    Jack McCluskey

    John Papale will explain why you should care about what's going on at the TD Garden on Sunday. "I think that obviously Harvard's been great, and they deserve a lot of attention," Papale said. "But I think every school in the state has been good re...

    Blog | November 15, 2014
  14. Harvard, Northeastern in first Bracketology

    Jack McCluskey

    It's all about the tournament. The first game hasn't tipped off yet, but we're already talking about Bracketology. And regardless of your opinion on that, the fact is college hoops fans can't get enough of Joe Lunardi and his postseason projection...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  15. Harvard hoops preview: No. 25 Crimson ready for their encore

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The evolution is plain to see. Lavietes Pavilion was at maybe two-thirds capacity, the student section full and ready to go ... in mid-October. For a 20-minute scrimmage, plus dunk and 3-point shooting contests. "I'm proud o...

    Blog | November 13, 2014
  16. Chambers, Hanlan on Cousy Award watch list

    Jack McCluskey

    Two of the best point guards in the country call Massachusetts home (at least in-season), according to the Bob Cousy Award watch list released Tuesday. Boston College's Olivier Hanlan and Harvard's Siyani Chambers were included on the 35-name list...

    Blog | November 04, 2014