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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. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Harvard picked to win Ivy League again

    Jack McCluskey

    BOSTON -- The Harvard Crimson would never admit it, but they're getting used to dealing with raised expectations. Around Tommy Amaker's team, that word -- "expectations" -- might as well be an expletive in a children's book. It doesn't belong ther...

    Blog | October 23, 2014
  9. Amaker hires Eskildsen as new assistant

    Jack McCluskey

    It's that time again, time for everyone's favorite (fake) game show! Who's ready to play "Six (or fewer) Degrees of (Basketball) Separation?" Harvard coach Tommy Amaker hired a new assistant coach on Wednesday, bringing in Brian Eskildsen to repla...

    Blog | July 02, 2014
  10. Harvard hoops gets Ivy championship rings

    Jack McCluskey

    To the victors belong the spoils. Harvard men's hoops won its fourth straight Ivy League title in 2013-14, and this week the Crimson collected their prizes. Crimson associate director of athletic communications Andrew Chesebro tweeted a picture...

    Blog | June 21, 2014
  11. Rivard & Co. celebrate Harvard graduation

    Jack McCluskey

    Laurent Rivard never seemed to be much of a trash-talker. Maybe it's because he's Canadian, or maybe it's because he's always been a specialist on the court for the Crimson. Whatever the reason, Rivard was one of the last Harvard hoops players you...

    Blog | May 29, 2014
  12. Harvard Crimson coach Tommy Amaker will stay

    Jack McCluskey

    Tommy Amaker will be staying in Cambridge.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2014
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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