2019-20 Men's Basketball News

  • Men’s Basketball’s Sotsky Named to 2020 Under Armour 30-Under-30 Team
    June 03, 2020
    Harvard men’s basketball assistant coach Mike Sotsky was named to the 2020 Under Armour 30-Under-30 Team, the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) recently announced.
  • Men’s Basketball-Penn Game from 2014 to Re-Air on Tuesday, May 12
    May 08, 2020
    Harvard men’s basketball’s contest vs. Penn from the 2013-14 campaign will re-air on Twitter on Tuesday, May 12, at 4 p.m. ET. Fans will be able to watch the game on the Crimson’s Twitter account, @HarvardMBB.
  • Men’s Basketball-Boston College Game from 2014 to Re-Air on Thursday
    April 27, 2020
    Harvard men’s basketball’s contest vs. Boston College from the 2013-14 campaign will re-air on Twitter on Thursday at 4 p.m. ET. Fans will be able to watch the game on the Crimson’s Twitter account, @HarvardMBB.
  • Carlson, Diaz Land on Forbes 30 Under 30 List
    March 23, 2020
    Former Radcliffe women’s heavyweight crew member Jill Carlson ’12 and Alex Diaz ’14, a former student manager for the Harvard men’s basketball team, were named to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list. Carlson was recognized for her efforts in finance, while Diaz was among the brightest in law and policy.
  • Ivy League To Cancel All Athletic Events Through The Remainder Of The Spring
    March 11, 2020
    With further developments in the outbreak of COVID-19, the Ivy League Presidents are announcing their unanimous decision to cancel all spring athletics practice and competition through the remainder of the academic year.
  • Men’s Basketball’s Kirkwood, Lewis Land on All-Ivy League Team
    March 11, 2020
    Harvard men’s basketball sophomore Noah Kirkwood and senior Chris Lewis were named to the all-Ivy League first and second teams, respectively, the conference announced on Tuesday. The honor is the first for Kirkwood and second for Lewis.
  • Ivy League Cancels Basketball Tournaments, Limits Spectators In All Sporting Events
    March 10, 2020
    With the health of students as well as the campus and the general community in mind, the Ivy League Presidents have decided to cancel the upcoming Ivy League Men’s and Women’s Basketball Tournaments. The League’s regular season champions, Princeton women and Yale men, are the automatic qualifiers to the NCAA Tournaments.
  • Men’s Basketball Closes Regular Season With Home Win Over Yale
    March 07, 2020
    Harvard men’s basketball completed its regular-season schedule on Saturday night with a 83-69 home victory over Yale, which was receiving votes in the latest USA Today Coaches Poll. The Crimson snapped the Bulldogs’ five-game winning streak and improved to 21-8 and 10-4 in the Ivy League.
  • Men’s Basketball Suffers Home Defeat to Brown, 64-55
    March 06, 2020
    Harvard men’s basketball suffered its first home loss of the season on Friday night, falling to Brown, 64-55, at Lavietes Pavilion. The defeat dropped the Crimson to 20-8 overall (9-4 Ivy League), while the Bears improved to 14-12 (7-6 Ivy).
  • Men's Hoops to Host Brown, Yale in Final Regular-Season Weekend
    March 03, 2020
    Harvard enters its final regular-season weekend with a pair of important Ivy League home games. The Crimson, currently in second place in the conference standings, will play host to Brown on Friday in a contest that will double as the program’s Senior Night before welcoming Ivy-leading Yale to Lavietes Pavilion on Saturday. Both games are set for 7 p.m. starts on ESPN+.
  • Men’s Basketball Emerges with 67-58 Road Win at Cornell
    February 29, 2020
    The Harvard men’s basketball team earned a 67-58 road win at Cornell on Saturday night to complete the sweep of the New York Ivy League schools. The Crimson, which captured an eight-point win at Columbia on Friday, was led by Robert Baker’s 12 points.
  • Men’s Basketball Surges Past Columbia on the Road, 77-69
    February 28, 2020
    Harvard men’s basketball surged past Columbia in the second half behind the performances of Rio Haskett and Chris Ledlum, and emerged with a 77-69 road victory inside Levien Gymnasium. Both Haskett and Ledlum came off the bench to score 19 and 15 points, respectively.
  • Men's Hoops to Head to Empire State for Ivy Showdowns with Columbia, Cornell
    February 25, 2020
    Harvard makes its final regular-season road trip this week, visiting Columbia and Cornell on Friday and Saturday, respectively. The Crimson-Lions tilt will air on ESPNEWS at 7 p.m., with the Harvard-Cornell game set to broadcast live at 6 p.m. on ESPN+.
  • Men’s Basketball Downs Penn at Lavietes Pavilion, 69-65
    February 22, 2020
    Harvard men’s basketball shot nearly 57 percent from the field in the second half to help it overcome a six-point halftime deficit en route to a 69-65 win over Penn at Lavietes Pavilion on Saturday night.
  • Forbes Strong Play Leads Men’s Basketball Past Princeton, 61-60
    February 21, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Harvard men’s basketball picked up a hard-fought 61-60 victory over Princeton at Lavietes Pavilion on Friday night in front of a sold-out crowd. Mason Forbes supplied clutch plays down the stretch to help the Crimson (17-7, 6-3 Ivy) win its third straight contest.
  • Men's Hoops to Host Princeton, Penn in Pivotal Ivy League Matchups
    February 19, 2020
    Harvard is set to round out its four-game homestand this week with a pair of pivotal Ivy League games vs. Princeton and Penn on Friday and Saturday, respectively. Both games are set for 7 p.m. ET starts inside Lavietes Pavilion and on ESPN+. The Crimson-Tigers tilt, meanwhile, will air live on Westwood One Radio.
  • Ledlum Earns Fifth Ivy League Rookie-of-the-Week Award
    February 17, 2020
    Harvard men’s basketball first-year Chris Ledlum has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week. The weekly award is his fifth of the 2019-20 campaign and first since Jan. 6.
  • Men’s Basketball Outlasts Columbia in Double OT
    February 15, 2020
    Harvard men’s basketball outlasted Columbia in double overtime on Saturday, 77-73, inside Lavietes Pavilion to sweep its two-game weekend homestand. The win moved the Crimson to 16-7 and 5-3 in the Ivy League, while the Lions dropped to 6-18 (1-7 Ivy).
  • Men’s Basketball Stifles Cornell in 85-63 Home Win
    February 14, 2020
    The Harvard men’s basketball team rolled to a 85-63 home victory over Cornell on Friday night in Lavietes Pavilion. The Crimson was stout defensively to help it improve to 15-7 on the season and 4-3 in the Ivy League. The Big Red, meanwhile, fell to 5-15 and 2-5 in the Ivy.
  • Men's Hoops Returns to Lavietes Pavilion This Week to Play Host to Cornell, Columbia
    February 12, 2020
    Harvard is set to play at home for the first time Jan. 18, when it welcomes Cornell and Columbia to Lavietes Pavilion. The Crimson, which split a pair of road games last week, will face the Big Red on Friday before clashing with the Lions on Saturday. Both contests are scheduled for 7 p.m. ET starts and will air on ESPN+.
  • Ivy League Announces Distinguished 2020 Class of Legends of Ivy League Basketball
    February 11, 2020
    CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Charlie Baker and Catherine Crisera Kelley were named this week to fourth annual 16-member class of Legends of Ivy League Basketball. Baker and Crisera Kelley were part of a legendary class that embody the unrivaled experience afforded Ivy League student-athletes and have left a lasting impact on their respective basketball programs, universities and chosen professions.
  • Men’s Basketball Falls to Brown on the Road, 72-71
    February 08, 2020
    Harvard men’s basketball suffered a devastating loss on the road to Brown on Saturday night, 72-71. A late Crimson foul on a made basket set up a three-point play with 0.5 seconds left and the Bears escaped with the victory.
  • Men’s Basketball Downs Yale in New Haven, 78-77
    February 07, 2020
    Harvard men’s basketball captured a 78-77 road decision over Yale on Friday night, handing the Bulldogs their first home loss of the season and their first in Ivy action.
  • Men's Hoops Set to Visit Yale and Brown This Week
    February 05, 2020
    Harvard will close out its five-game Ivy League road trip this week as it faces Yale and Brown on Friday and Saturday, respectively. The contest vs. the Bulldogs, who are receiving votes in both major top-25 polls, is set for 5 p.m., and will air on ESPNU. The Crimson’s clash with the Bears, meanwhile, will tip at 6 p.m., on ESPN+.
  • Men’s Basketball Drops Heartbreaker at Princeton, 70-69
    February 01, 2020
    The Harvard men’s basketball team dropped an Ivy League road game at Princeton in heartbreaking fashion, 70-69, Saturday night inside Jadwin Gymnasium. The decision sent Harvard’s record to 13-6 on the season and leveled its conference record at 2-2.
  • Men’s Basketball Falls at Penn in Overtime Thriller, 75-72
    January 31, 2020
    Harvard men’s basketball nearly completed an impressive comeback in overtime, but a Noah Kirkwood three-pointer with six seconds left in the extra session was off the mark leading a 75-72 Ivy League road loss at The Palestra on Friday evening.
  • Men's Hoops to Head South to Face Penn, Princeton
    January 29, 2020
    Harvard continues its five-game Ivy League road trip this week when it visits Penn and Princeton. The Crimson, which has won eight straight contests, including six in a row on the road, will face the Quakers on on Friday (ESPNU) before taking on the Tigers on Saturday (ESPN+).
  • The Basketball Academy at Harvard Announces 2020 Dates
    January 28, 2020
    The Harvard men’s basketball program has announced its 2020 Elite and Youth Basketball Academy dates for this upcoming summer. Please see below for further details and registration information.
  • Men’s Basketball Earns Ivy Road Win at Dartmouth, 70-66
    January 25, 2020
    Harvard men’s basketball used a gritty defensive effort in the second half to pull away from Dartmouth on the road en route to a 70-66 win. The victory was the Crimson’s eighth straight and sixth consecutive on the road.
  • Men's Hoops Set to Face Dartmouth on the Road Saturday Night
    January 23, 2020
    Harvard, winners of seven consecutive contests, opens a five-game road stretch on Saturday against Dartmouth in Hanover, New Hampshire. The Ivy League clash, which pits the same teams that met one week ago in Cambridge, is slated for a 7 p.m. ET start on ESPN+.
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