Excelling in the classroom and in the community, six Harvard men’s basketball players have been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court, as announced by the organization on Wednesday: Justin Bassey, Balsa Dragovic, Robbie Feinberg, Chris Lewis, James McLean and Henry Welsh.
My story as a Harvard basketball player begins way before I ever stepped foot on campus, took an SAT, or played in a high school basketball game. During my first week of high school, I wrote a letter to my future self, describing my goals for the next four years. While some of my aspirations were broad, my top goal was very specific: I dreamed of playing basketball at Harvard. In my eyes, the combination of academic and athletic excellence was truly unparalleled.
Following a season that ended in Harvard’s seventh Ivy League championship in nine seasons, and second consecutively, and a second round NIT appearance, Harvard men’s basketball announced its team awards at its annual banquet.
Locked in a back-and-forth battle with 15 lead changes in the second round of the National Invitation Tournament (NIT), Harvard men’s basketball fell in a heartbreaker to North Carolina State, 78-77, on Sunday night at Reynolds Coliseum. Harvard ends the season with a 19-12 overall record.
Advancing to the second round of the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) for the first time in program history, Harvard men’s basketball will take on North Carolina State on Sunday, March 24 at 7:30 p.m. The game will be broadcast on ESPNU.
Continuing to collect accolades in the midst of a high-octane season, junior guard Bryce Aiken has been named to the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) All-District second team, as announced by the organization on Thursday.
Securing the first National Invitation Tournament (NIT) victory in program history, Harvard men’s basketball topped Georgetown, 71-68, on Wednesday night at McDonough Arena. Harvard improves to 19-11 this season, while the Hoyas fall to 19-14.
Earning a chance to play in the postseason for the eighth time in 10 seasons, Harvard men’s basketball opens the 2019 NIT as a six-seed against third-seeded Georgetown on Wednesday, March 20. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m., and will be broadcast on ESPN2.
Heading to the National Invitation Tournament (NIT) for the second-consecutive season, and the third time in program history, Harvard men’s basketball will travel to Georgetown in the opening round on Wednesday, March 20. The game will be broadcast on ESPN2.
Led by its defense to open the 2019 Ivy League Tournament, presented by TIAA, Harvard men’s basketball advanced to the championship round with a 66-58 triumph over Penn. The Crimson is 3-0 this season against the Quakers, and improves to 18-10 this season with the result.
Entering the Ivy League Tournament as the top seed and league champions for the second-straight season, Harvard men’s basketball will face fourth-seeded Penn on Saturday, March 16 in the semifinals. The tip-off is set for 12:30 p.m. on ESPNU.
Leading the Crimson to its seventh Ivy League title in nine years while helping provide enriching opportunities for the program’s student-athletes, The Thomas G. Stemberg '71 Family Endowed Coach for Harvard Men's Basketball Tommy Amaker has been named a finalist for the 2019 Skip Prosser Award.
Helping Harvard to its seventh Ivy League championship in nine seasons, first-year Noah Kirkwood was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Year, while junior guard Bryce Aiken was a unanimous choice to the All-Ivy League first team.
Setting a new program record while moving into fourth all-time in the conference record books, first-year guard Noah Kirkwood has been selected as the Ivy League Rookie of the Week for the seventh time this season, and fourth consecutively. He is the sixth player in Ancient Eight history to win at least four honors in a row.
Showing resilience on the road en route to jubilation, Harvard men’s basketball outlasted Columbia, 83-81, in overtime to claim its seventh Ivy League Championship, and second in a row. By virtue of the win, Harvard claims the top seed in the 2019 Ivy League Tournament, presented by TIAA.
On a night ravaged by upsets throughout the Ivy League, Harvard men’s basketball dropped a tight contest with Cornell, 72-59, on Saturday night at Newman Arena. Despite the result, the Crimson can still clinch its seventh Ivy League championship and the Ivy League Tournament’s top seed with a win in its regular season finale against Columbia.
On the road with a chance to repeat as Ivy League champions for the first time since 2015, Harvard men’s basketball travels to Cornell and Columbia for a pair of 7 p.m. contests March 8-9. Both games will be broadcast on ESPN+, while the Columbia game will be tape-delayed on SNY.
Capturing his third-straight win and his program record-tying sixth this season, first-year guard Noah Kirkwood has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week for Feb. 25-March 3. He ties the program standard of six set by Siyani Chambers in 2012-13 and Dan Clemente in 1997-98.
Climbing to the top of the Ivy League table amidst a weekend sweep, Harvard men’s basketball earned a victory over Princeton, 66-58, on Saturday night at Lavietes Pavilion. Both teams are 16-9 on the season, which Harvard leading Princeton by one game in the Ivy standings at 9-3.
Clinching a berth to the Ivy League Tournament in its penultimate home game, Harvard men’s basketball earned a victory over Penn, 59-53, on Friday night at Lavietes Pavilion. Harvard improved to 15-9 (8-3 Ivy) on the season, while Penn fell to 16-11 (4-7 Ivy).
Returning to Cambridge for the final time this season, Harvard men’s basketball is set to welcome Penn and Princeton March 1-2 to Lavietes Pavilion. Both tip-offs are set for 7 p.m., and will be broadcast on ESPNU and ESPN+, respectively. The Princeton bout will also be broadcast over the air on Westwood One.