BOSTON -- The Harvard men's basketball team held its annual awards banquet Wednesday evening at the Harvard Club of Boston to celebrate its 2012-13 Ivy League championship, as well as the team's first NCAA tournament victory in program history.
The Crimson received commemorative championship plaques at the banquet, honoring Harvard's third straight Ivy League crown. The team went 20-10 overall, winning at least 20 games for the fourth consecutive year, and posted an 11-3 mark in Ivy League action. Harvard, under the leadership of head coach Tommy Amaker, went 13-1 at home, advanced to the NCAA tournament for the second straight season for the first time in school history and recorded its first win over a top-10 team, downing No. 3 seed New Mexico (No. 10 in AP poll), 68-62, in the second round of the NCAA tournament.