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2014-15 Harvard Men's Basketball News

December 21, 2014
Harvard to Participate in 2015 Diamond Head Classic
The field is set for the 2015 Hawaiian Airlines Diamond Head Classic at the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, Hawai'i. The field for the seventh annual event – to be played Dec. 22, 23 & 25, 2015 – includes Auburn, BYU, Harvard, New Mexico, Northern Iowa, Oklahoma, Washington State and tournament host school Hawai'i.

December 21, 2014
Men's Basketball Has Win Streak Snapped at No. 6/5 Virginia
The Harvard men’s basketball team saw its six-game win streak come to an end Sunday afternoon at No. 6/5 Virginia, 76-27.

December 20, 2014
2014-15 Harvard Men's Basketball Mid-Season Highlights
The Crimson are off to a 7-1 start as it heads on the road to play at No. 6/5 Virginia.

December 16, 2014
Harvard Athletics - Fall 2014 Highlights

December 8, 2014
Second Half Surge Helps Men's Basketball to 70-56 Win Over BU
The Harvard men’s basketball team used a second-half surge to pull away from Boston University Monday night for a 70-56 win at Lavietes Pavilion.

December 8, 2014
Game Recap: Men's Basketball Defeats BU for Sixth Straight Win, 70-56
Wesley Saunders led the Crimson in points, rebounds and assists as the team remained unbeaten at home and won its sixth straight overall.

December 7, 2014
Men's Basketball Closes First Semester at Home Monday Against BU
The Harvard men’s basketball team will host Boston University Monday, Dec. 8 at Lavietes Pavilion in the team’s final game before taking a 12 day break for exam period The game can be seen live online via the Ivy League Digital Network.

December 6, 2014
Men's Basketball Outlasts Vermont in Double Overtime, 64-52
After fighting from behind in regulation and overtime, the Harvard men’s basketball team outscored Vermont 14-2 in the second overtime period to escape the Catamounts with a 64-52 win Saturday night.

December 6, 2014
Game Recap: Clutch 3-Point Shooting Helps Men's Basketball to Double OT Win at Vermont
Siyani Chambers and Corbin Miller hit 3-pointers at the end of regulation and the first overtime to lift the Crimson to a 64-52 double overtime win at Vermont.

December 4, 2014
Men's Basketball Faces First Road Test Saturday at Vermont
The Harvard men’s basketball team will face its first road test of the season this weekend when it travels to Vermont on Saturday, Dec. 6, for a 7 p.m. tip. The game can be seen live online via CatamounTV.

December 3, 2014
Saunders Selected to Naismith Trophy Men's Top 50 Watch List
Wesley Saunders has been named to the Naismith Trophy Men's Top 50 watch list, which was released Wednesday by the Atlanta Tipoff Club.

December 3, 2014
Defense Propels Men's Basketball to 60-46 Win Versus Northeastern
The Harvard men’s basketball team held Northeastern to just 33.3 percent shooting as it remained perfect at Lavietes Pavilion with a 60-46 win Wednesday evening.

December 3, 2014
Game Recap: Men's Basketball Wins Seventh Straight at Home vs. Northeastern, 60-46
The Crimson used smothering defense to roll to a seventh straight win at Lavietes Pavilion dating back to last year.

December 1, 2014
Saunders Earns Record Ninth Career Ivy Player of the Week Honor
Wesley Saunders has been named the Ivy League Player of the Week after averaging 25.5 ppg, 6.5 rpg and 3.5 apg in wins over Houston and UMass, the conference office announced Monday.

December 1, 2014
Men's Basketball Closes Homestand Versus Northeastern Wednesday on NESN
The Harvard men’s basketball team will wrap up its four-game homestand when it hosts Northeastern at Lavietes Pavilion Wednesday, Dec. 3 at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on NESN and simulcast on the Ivy League Digital Network (in New England, this game will be available live exclusively on NESN).

November 29, 2014
Men's Basketball Defeats UMass, 75-73, in Front of Sold-Out Crowd
Wesley Saunders scored 27 points, including an and-one with 38 seconds to play, to lift the Harvard men’s basketball team to a 75-73 win over UMass Saturday afternoon in front of a sold-out crowd at Lavietes Pavilion.

November 29, 2014
Game Recap: Strong Second Half Lifts Men's Basketball Over UMass, 75-73
The Crimson defeated UMass in front of a sold-out crowd thanks to a strong second-half comeback.

November 28, 2014
Men's Basketball to Host UMass Live on ESPN3; Tickets Sold Out
The Harvard men’s basketball team will play its third straight home game as it hosts UMass Saturday, Nov. 29 at 2 p.m. in Lavietes Pavilion. The game will be played in front of a sold-out crown and will be broadcast live on ESPN3 and the Ivy League Digital Network.

November 25, 2014
Saunders, Moundou-Missi Power Men's Basketball Past Houston, 84-63
Wesley Saunders and Steve Moundou-Missi each recorded a double-double to lead the Harvard men’s basketball team defeated Houston Tuesday night at Lavietes Pavilion, 84-63.

November 25, 2014
Game Recap: Men's Basketball Gets Big Win Over Houston, 84-63
The Crimson improved to 3-0 at home with an 84-63 win over Houston led by Wesley Saunders and Steve Moundou-Missi, who each turned in a double-double.

November 24, 2014
Men's Basketball Welcomes Houston to Cambridge on Tuesday
The Harvard men’s basketball team will continue its four-game homestand Tuesday as it hosts Houston at Lavietes Pavilion at 7 p.m. The game will be broadcast live on the Ivy League Digital Network.

November 20, 2014
Men's Basketball Blows Past Florida Atlantic, 71-49
The Harvard men’s basketball team overwhelmed Florida Atlantic Thursday night in a 71-49 victory at Lavietes Pavilion.

November 20, 2014
Game Recap: Saunders, Moundou-Missi Lead Men's Basketball Past Florida Atlantic, 71-49
Wesley Saunders led all scorers with 19 as Steve Moundou-Missi added 14 in a 71-49 win for the Crimson over Florida Atlantic.

November 18, 2014
Men's Basketball Hosts FAU Thursday; Game Time Moved to 8 p.m.
The Harvard men’s basketball team will open a four-game homestand by hosting Florida Atlantic Thursday, Nov. 20, at a new start time of 8 p.m. in Lavietes Pavilion.

November 17, 2014
Saunders Chosen to Wooden Award Preseason Top 50
Wesley Saunders has been named to the Wooden Award Preseason Top 50 as one of the early front-runners for one of the nation’s most prestigious awards, The Los Angeles Athletic Club announced today.

November 16, 2014
No. 25/RV Men's Basketball Falls to Holy Cross in Coaches vs. Cancer Tripleheader, 58-57
The No. 25/RV Harvard men’s basketball team was upended by Holy Cross Sunday afternoon, 58-57, in the final game of the second annual Coaches vs. Cancer Tripleheader at TD Garden.

November 16, 2014
Game Recap: No. 25/RV Men's Basketball Drops 58-57 Decision to Holy Cross
The Crimson lost to Holy Cross, 58-57, in the second annual Coaches vs. Cancer Tripleheader at TD Garden.

November 15, 2014
No. 25/RV Men's Basketball Set to Face Holy Cross in Coaches vs. Cancer Tripleheader
The No. 25/RV Harvard men’s basketball team will return to the parquet floor at TD Garden to face Holy Cross in the second annual Coaches vs. Cancer Tripleheader Sunday, Nov. 16 at 5:30 p.m. The entire tripleheader, which also features Boston University taking on Northeastern at 12:30 p.m. and Boston College facing UMass at 3 p.m., will be broadcast live on NESN.

November 14, 2014
Saunders, Chambers Lift No. 25/RV Men's Basketball to 73-52 Win Over MIT
The No. 25/RV Harvard men’s basketball team tipped off its 2014-15 season Friday night with a 73-52 win over cross-town foe MIT at Lavietes Pavilion.

November 14, 2014
Game Recap: No. 25/RV Men's Basketball Takes Out MIT in Opener, 73-52
Wesley Saunders and Siyani Chambers led the Crimson to a 73-52 win over MIT in the Crimson's opener at Lavietes Pavilion.

November 13, 2014
Around The Yard: Zena Edosomwan
It's early November at Harvard and the vibes around campus have changed. People seem to have their daily routines set for the semester. Everyone is trying to finish the year on a high note, as the semester winds down and holiday season is almost in full effect. The once jovial early September weather has been replaced with the intensely frigid frown of an oncoming winter.

November 12, 2014
No. 25/RV Men's Basketball Opens 2014-15 Friday Versus MIT
Coming off a fourth straight Ivy League championship and third-consecutive trip to the NCAA tournament, the No. 25/RV Harvard men’s basketball team returns to the floor on November 14 versus MIT. Tipoff from Lavietes Pavilion is scheduled for 7 p.m. live on the Ivy League Digital Network.

November 12, 2014
Saunders Named to Lou Henson Preseason All-America Team for Second Straight Year
Wesley Saunders has been named to the Lou Henson Preseason All-America Team for the second straight year, the award committee announced Wednesday.

November 12, 2014
2014-15 Harvard Men's Basketball Season Preview
Head coach Tommy Amaker met with the media in advance of the 2014-15 season opener.

November 4, 2014
Chambers on Cousy Award Watch List for Third Straight Year
For the third consecutive year, Siyani Chambers has been named among the watch list candidates for the 2015 Bob Cousy Award, the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced today.

October 31, 2014
Men's Basketball Tabbed No. 25 in First AP Top 25
The Harvard men’s basketball team has been ranked No. 25 in the first release of Associated Press Top 25, it was announced Friday.

October 31, 2014
NESN Features Senior Co-Captain Steve Moundou-Missi
NESN caught up with senior co-captain Steve Moundou-Missi after spending two months this summer in South Africa using basketball as a tool for change.

October 28, 2014
Men's Basketball Blog: What They're Saying About The Crimson
Since taking over the Harvard men’s basketball program in April of 2007, Tommy Amaker has reinvented the Crimson and placed the team squarely on the national stage. As the 2014-15 season quickly approaches, take a look at what sportswriters around the country are saying about the Crimson.

October 22, 2014
Amaker, Moundou-Missi and Chambers Take Part in Massachusetts Basketball Media Day
Harvard men’s basketball head coach Tommy Amaker, along with co-captains Steve Moundou-Missi and Siyani Chambers, met with members of the media on the parquet floor of TD Garden Wednesday morning at the 2014 Massachusetts Basketball Media Day.

October 21, 2014
Men's Basketball Blog: Home Court Advantage
The Harvard men’s basketball team has posted a 49-3 (.942) record at Lavietes Pavilion since the start of the 2010-11 season, ranking the Crimson behind only Belmont (51-2, .962) and Duke (63-3, .955) for the third highest home-court win percentage in the country over the last four seasons.

October 21, 2014
Men's Basketball Unanimous Choice in Ivy League Preseason Media Poll
The Harvard men’s basketball team was the unanimous choice to finish atop the conference standings in the 2014-15 Ivy League Preseason Media Poll, conference officials announced Wednesday.

October 17, 2014
Men's Basketball Tips Off Season at Crimson Madness Live on ESPN3
The Harvard men’s basketball team tipped off its 2014-15 season Friday night with its annual Crimson Madness event, broadcast live on ESPN3 as part of ESPN’s Midnight Madness coverage.

October 17, 2014
2014 Crimson Madness Highlights
Agunwa Okolie won his second straight Crimson Madness dunk competition, helping to highlight Harvard's season tip off event.

October 15, 2014
Fox College Sports Features Matt Brown
Fox College Sports featured Harvard football and men's basketball senior Matt Brown during its broadcast of the Harvard-Cornell football game.

October 14, 2014
Around The Yard: Zena Edosomwan
It’s midterm season right now at Harvard. I find myself staying up longer in the night finishing papers and then starting new ones. Repetition is the key to success, I guess.

October 14, 2014
Harvard Men's Basketball Blog: Chasing History
The Harvard men’s basketball team has enjoyed unprecedented success over the last five seasons, including the program’s first five 20-win seasons, the program’s first four Ivy League championships, and the program’s first three NCAA tournament berths (not to mention its two March Madness wins).

October 13, 2014
Reserve Your Free Tickets for Crimson Madness Today!
The Harvard men's basketball team will host its fourth-annual Crimson Madness event Friday, Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. in Lavietes Pavilion. Reserve your free tickets today at GoCrimson.com.

October 12, 2014
Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame Welcomes 11 New Members
On Friday, Oct. 10, Harvard Athletics recognized 11 new members inducted into the Harvard Varsity Club Hall of Fame at a dinner and ceremony held at the Harvard Club of Boston. Below is a brief recap of each inductee’s accomplishments during their respective Harvard careers.

October 9, 2014
Harvard Athletics, NESN To Broadcast Select Home Events
Harvard Athletics is pleased to announce that the New England Sports Network (NESN) will broadcast five home events live in 2014-15.

October 1, 2014
Jared Sullinger, Randall Kennedy and "Coach" Willie Maye to Take Part in Crimson Madness
Harvard men’s basketball head coach Tommy Amaker has announced a few special guests who are expected take part in the team’s fourth annual Crimson Madness event, as well as lineups for the dunk contest and 3-point competition.

September 25, 2014
TV Coverage Announced for Crimson Madness, Seven Men's Basketball Games
Eight television dates have been announced for Harvard men’s basketball, including five on the ESPN family of networks.

September 23, 2014
Men's Basketball Releases 2014-15 Schedule; Will Host 14 Games at Lavietes Pavilion
Harvard men’s basketball head coach Tommy Amaker has announced the team’s 2014-15 schedule which features 14 games to be played at Lavietes Pavilion and a trip down Storrow Drive to the TD Garden.

September 10, 2014
Harvard Athletics Announces Continued Partnership with ESPN3 for Select Home Events

September 4, 2014
Crimson Madness Tips Off Men's Basketball Season Oct. 17
The Harvard men’s basketball team will tip off the 2014-15 season by hosting the fourth annual Crimson Madness event, scheduled for Friday, Oct. 17 at 6 p.m. in Lavietes Pavilion.

September 3, 2014
Amaker to be Featured in Panel Discussion at Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off Madness
Harvard men's basketball head coach Tommy Amaker will be featured in a panel discussion during the inaugural Coaches vs. Cancer Tip-Off Madness event being held Thursday, Oct. 2, at the Revere Hotel at 6:30 p.m.

September 2, 2014
Single-Game Tickets for Harvard Men's Basketball On Sale Now
Single-game tickets for the 2014-15 Harvard men's basketball season are now on sale through the Harvard Ticket Office. Tickets can be purchased starting at $20 for adults and $10 for students and kids under 12.

August 29, 2014
Casey Inks Deal To Play for Helios Domzale of Slovenian League
Kyle Casey ’13-14 has signed a professional contract with Helios Domzale of the Slovenian League.

August 25, 2014
Welcome to the New GoCrimson.com!

August 22, 2014
Tickets to Second Annual Coaches vs. Cancer Tripleheader On Sale Now
Tickets are on sale now for the second annual Coaches vs. Cancer Tripleheader, set to be held on the parquet floor of TD Garden Nov. 16. The tripleheader will pit Harvard versus Holy Cross in the nightcap at 5:30 p.m. with a portion of the proceeds benefitting the American Cancer Society’s Coaches vs. Cancer initiative.

August 18, 2014
Curry Signs Deal with SPM Shoeters of Dutch Basketball League
Recent graduate Brandyn Curry ’13-14 has signed a contract with SPM Shoeters Den Bosch of the Dutch Basketball League, the team announced Friday.

August 14, 2014
Harvard Announces Expansion of Ivy League Digital Network Efforts

August 12, 2014
Men's Basketball Season Tickets On Sale Now!
Season tickets for the 2014-15 Harvard men's basketball campaign are on sale now through GoCrimson.com/tickets, Department of Athletics officials announced Tuesday.

August 7, 2014
Amaker to Host Harvard Basketball Coaches Clinic with Boston Celtics Head Coach Brad Stevens
Men’s basketball head coach Tommy Amaker has announced that the eighth annual Harvard Coaches Clinic will be held Saturday, Oct. 25 at Lavietes Pavilion from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.

August 4, 2014
Harvard Athletics Season in Review - Winter 2013-14

July 14, 2014
Men's Basketball Announces Addition of Three Members to the Class of 2018
The Harvard men’s basketball team will welcome three student-athletes from the Class of 2018 to the program this fall; Andre Chatfield, Chris Egi and Zach Yoshor.

July 2, 2014
Amaker Announces Hiring of Eskildsen as Assistant Coach
Harvard men’s basketball head coach Tommy Amaker has announced the hiring of Brian Eskildsen as an assistant coach.