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Last lunge: With senior right guard Larry Allen Jr. (73) keeping Penn defenders at bay, Harvard senior back Charlie Booker nudges the ball over the goal line for the Crimson's first score.

Photograph by Tim O'Meara/The Harvard Crimson

Sports

A bludgeoning victory in the season’s final road game

11.11.18

In the 1980s, future U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan ’86 and future Stemberg Family Coach Tommy Amaker faced off on the basketball court, Amaker as a Duke point guard and Duncan as a Harvard forward. This image of the two greeted attendees at a Kennedy School Forum event with Duncan.
Photograph courtesy of David Tannenwald

Arne Duncan ’86 discusses education, politics, and Harvard basketball at the Institute of Politics.

9.13.18

Seth Towns ’20, the Ivy League Player of the Year, scored a game-high 24 points in the Crimson’s 74-55 victory over Cornell in the Ivy tournament semifinals.

Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

The basketball teams fall short of the NCAAs.

May-June 2018

Seth Towns '20, the Ivy League Player of the Year, had a game-high 24 points in Harvard's semifinal win over Cornell; he'd scored 13 points in the championship game when a knee injury forced him to sit late in the second half.
Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Men's and women's basketball teams eliminated from the Ivy League Tournament

3.12.18

Last year, in the last semifinal game of the Ivy League tournaments, the Harvard and Princeton women’s basketball teams played before a crowd significantly smaller than that for their male counterparts’ games earlier in the day. This contributed to the women’s coaches’ concern that the schedule of the tournament was inequitable.
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Women's basketball coaches challenge Ivy League tournament timing and schedule.

3.7.18

Stemberg coach Tommy Amaker captured his sixth conference title in 11 years at Harvard.
Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Men’s basketball wins a share of the Ivy League trophy.

3.4.18

Christian Juzang ’20 played 44 minutes in Friday night’s overtime win at Princeton and has played 275 of 285 possible minutes over the last seven games.
Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Men’s basketball splits games at Penn and Princeton.

2.26.18

Chris Lewis '20 (shown here against Princeton) scored a career-high 25 points against Penn on Saturday.
Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Public Affairs and Communications

Men’s basketball is tied for first place in the Ivy League.

2.12.18

Seth Towns ’20 is one of the team’s most versatile offensive threats.

Photograph by Eric Miller/Harvard Athletic Communications

A young men’s basketball team battles inconsistency.

March-April 2018

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