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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. Harvard Crimson coach Tommy Amaker will stay

    Jack McCluskey

    Tommy Amaker will be staying in Cambridge.

    Story | Conversation | March 29, 2014
  6. 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
  7. 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
  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'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
  10. 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
  11. 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
  12. 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
  13. Saunders stars as Harvard tops Princeton

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Wesley Saunders walked back over halfcourt, in no hurry after the whistle blew. The Los Angeles native is almost always the personification of California cool, calm and collected, but as he neared the Harvard bench, the junior ...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  14. Notebook: Harvard hoops hurting

    Jack McCluskey

    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- In the end, it was the cruelest of cameos. After missing the first 17 games of the season, Harvard big man Kenyatta Smith returned from a foot injury to play two low-pressure minutes in the Crimson's blowout win at Dartmouth on...

    Blog | January 31, 2014
  15. Saunders adds to Harvard's honor roll

    Jack McCluskey

    At this rate, the Ivy League might need to create a "non-Harvard" division for its weekly awards. After averaging 19.5 points and 5.0 rebounds in wins over Boston College and Rice, Wesley Saunders was named Ivy League co-player of the week on Mon...

    Blog | January 06, 2014
  16. Three from Mass. earn weekly honors

    Jack McCluskey

    Siyani Chambers, Maurice Watson Jr. and Malachi Alexander all earned weekly honors on Monday, their respective conferences announced. Chambers was named Ivy League player of the week for the second week in a row after leading Harvard to its sevent...

    Blog | December 30, 2013