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  1. Amaker announces he's staying at Harvard

    Jack McCluskey

    Though he hinted that it wasn't exactly a fait accompli, Tommy Amaker will be staying in Cambridge. "After thoughtful deliberation, I continue to realize my heart is at Harvard," Amaker said in a statement released by the school Saturday. "To teac...

    Blog | March 29, 2014
  2. Harvard Crimson coach Tommy Amaker will stay

    Jack McCluskey

    Tommy Amaker will be staying in Cambridge.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2014
  3. Harvard's Rivard doesn't mind 'nerd' talk

    Jack McCluskey

    Chances are if No. 12 seed Harvard does what many people (including a certain VIP who lives in a white house) are projecting it to and beats No. 5 seed Cincinnati in the second round of the NCAA tournament on Thursday (2:10 p.m. ET on TNT), it'll cro...

    Blog | March 20, 2014
  4. Casey relishing NCAA experience

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The conversation, as Kyle Casey remembers it, went something like this: "Coach, I'm going to Harvard and we're going to win the Ivy League and play in the NCAA tournament four straight years," the then-high school senior said. ...

    Blog | March 18, 2014
  5. Now tourney vets, Crimson are confident

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Harvard has been coming to the same party for three years now, and in no way is that anything but exhilarating for the Crimson and their fans. "We knew we were going to be here," Harvard co-captain Brandyn Curry said, "but it r...

    Blog | March 16, 2014
  6. Saunders wins Ivy POY; six Crimson All-Ivy

    Jack McCluskey

    The player Harvard coach Tommy Amaker has repeatedly called the Crimson's best is now officially the Ivy League's best, as on Wednesday the league named Wesley Saunders the 2013-14 Ivy League Player of the Year. Saunders, a unanimous pick for the ...

    Blog | March 12, 2014
  7. Championship Week preview

    Jack McCluskey

    It's Championship Week in college hoops, with conference tournaments either underway already or just about to start, which means bragging rights and automatic NCAA berths are on the line. Here's where the seven Division I schools that call Massach...

    Blog | March 09, 2014
  8. Harvard bests Yale, earns NCAA tourney bid

    Jack McCluskey

    NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- A few minutes before tipoff, the floor of play still empty but the stands quickly filling up, Tommy Amaker stole a glance through a side door. It was a familiar sight for the veteran coach. Cheerleaders warming up. The band pla...

    Blog | March 08, 2014
  9. Harvard can clinch NCAA berth tonight

    Jack McCluskey

    The calendar has flipped to March, which in most of the country means tournament time. For teams like BU, BC, Holy Cross, Northeastern and UMass, it's time to play in the conference tournament (Patriot League, ACC, Patriot League, Colonial Athleti...

    Blog | March 07, 2014
  10. Harvard's Rivard connects in home finale

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- When it was over, Laurent Rivard went back to the beginning. And not just to the beginning of Saturday night's home finale against Columbia, whom the Crimson routed 80-47 to secure at least a share of a fourth straight Ivy Leag...

    Blog | March 02, 2014
  11. Harvard clinches share of 4th Ivy title in row

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- The Crimson often say the Ivy League is won on Saturday nights. And when Columbia came to Lavietes Pavilion for the final Harvard home game in 2013-14, that normally figurative saying turned literal. A win Saturday night over t...

    Blog | March 01, 2014
  12. Harvard's Curry hits stride down stretch

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Brandyn Curry was flying high. Having sat out the entire 2012-13 season, after he was one of more than 100 Harvard students implicated in an academic cheating scandal, on the eve of the 2013-14 season the Crimson senior co-capt...

    Blog | February 27, 2014
  13. Harvard's Chambers continues to grow

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- If there's one thing that has been made abundantly clear about Siyani Chambers in his first two seasons, it's that the talented Harvard point guard isn't shy. "He's a big-time competitor," Crimson coach Tommy Amaker said Monday...

    Blog | February 24, 2014
  14. Harvard's Rivard finding the range

    Jack McCluskey

    Anytime Laurent Rivard spots up from behind the arc with enough daylight to get a shot off and teammates alert enough to get him the ball, Tommy Amaker thinks the ball is going in. More than that, the Harvard coach knows it is. And when it doe...

    Blog | February 06, 2014
  15. Saunders drawing comparisons to Lin

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Part of the fun of watching sports is the off-court arguments that go along with the on-court action. Who's better, Magic or Bird? LeBron or Jordan? Saunders or Lin? OK, Wesley Saunders hasn't exactly reached the one-name...

    Blog | February 04, 2014
  16. Harvard takes giant step in Ivy race

    Jack McCluskey

    These are heady days in Cambridge. After a hard-fought six-point win Friday night over Princeton and a dominating 30-point win Saturday night over Penn, Harvard sits at 17-3 overall and, more importantly, 4-0 in the Ivy League. By toppling the ...

    Blog | February 02, 2014