CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard women's basketball head coach Kathy Delaney-Smith announced the team's 2015-16 schedule on Tuesday. The Crimson will play 11 games at Lavietes Pavilion this season.
Harvard will face non-conference opponents Chattanooga, Florida Gulf Coast, and South Florida, which all participated in the 2015 NCAA Tournament. The battle for the Ivy League title begins on Jan. 9 against Dartmouth for the Crimson.
Maine and Massachusetts head to Lavietes on Nov. 13 and Nov. 18, respectively, to begin the season. Harvard will then play at Rhode Island in the URI Tip-Off Tournament (Nov. 21-22) and will return home to face Boston University (Nov. 24).
Harvard continues its schedule on the road matching up against Rice (Nov. 28), South Florida (Dec. 3), and Florida Gulf Coast (Dec. 5), before traveling home for a game versus Eastern Michigan on Dec. 8.
The Crimson wraps up its non-conference schedule at Fairfield on Dec. 28, Stony Brook on Dec. 30, Samford on Jan. 2, and Chattanooga on Jan. 4. Ivy League play begins with a home and home versus Dartmouth beginning Jan. 9 in Hanover, New Hampshire, with the Big Green making the return trip to Lavietes Jan. 23.
Harvard will travel to New York to close out January against Cornell (Jan. 29) and Columbia (Jan. 30). The Crimson will host Penn (Feb. 5) and Princeton (Feb. 6) before Harvard heads to Brown (Feb. 12) and Yale (Feb. 13).
Four of the last six games will feature home contests against Columbia (Feb. 19), Cornell (Feb. 20), Yale (Feb. 26), and Brown (Feb. 27). Harvard's schedule wraps up with away tipoffs at Princeton on March 4 and Penn on March 5.
Returning to the court are seniors AnnMarie Healy, Kit Metoyer, and Shilpa Tummala. In 2014-15, Healy averaged 13.4 points and 6.4 rebounds, Metoyer had 5.0 points and 2.8 assists, and Tummala contributed 5.8 points and 2.9 rebounds per game.
Each of Harvard's home non-conference games, and all Ivy League games not being televised will be broadcast live on the Ivy League Digital Network.
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