Men’s Basketball Featured Three Times in Ivy League Linear ESPN Package

Lavietes Pavilion in 2019 against Yale
Photo by Gil Talbot

BRISTOL, Conn. – As the college basketball season approaches, ESPN and the Ivy League have announced that the men's basketball program will be featured three times in the conference's linear television package with the network.

The Crimson's road contests at Penn (Jan. 31), Yale (Feb. 7) and Columbia (Feb. 28) were all picked up by ESPN, with the team's three games tied for the most in the Ivy League. Harvard's remaining Ivy League matchups will be broadcast on ESPN+, while its home contest with Massachusetts (Dec. 7) was picked up by NESN.

Harvard will also appear on linear television throughout its non-conference slate, with the program's bout in Toronto against Buffalo slated to be shown on TSN, and the entire Orlando Invitational will be broadcast on the ESPN family of networks Nov. 28 – Dec. 1. Harvard opens against Texas A&M on ESPN or ESPN2.

The Crimson officially opens its 2019-20 campaign at home against MIT Nov. 5, while also hosting its annual Crimson Madness event Oct. 18.