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David Freed

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Where Your UC Student Life Fee Goes
Undergraduate Council

Where Your UC Student Activities Fee Goes

In theory, most undergraduates at Harvard have a stake in UC funding policies. To finance student events, the College requests undergraduates pay a $75 UC Activities fee each academic year. Here is where their money goes.

Men's Basketball

Chambers, Miller Chosen as Next Men's Basketball Captains While Edosomwan and Okolie Chosen as Team MVPs

­As it officially turns the page to the 2016-2017 season, the Harvard men’s basketball team has chosen its two oldest players to lead it. At its end of year banquet Monday, the team announced that Siyani Chambers ’16-’17 and Corbin Miller ’15-’17 would be the captains for upcoming season.

Men's Basketball

Princeton Tabbed Early Favorite in 2016-2017 Bracketology

With the dawning of April have come the way-too-early projections for the 2017 college basketball season. Kicking off the empirically foolish prognostications is Joe Lunardi, who selected Princeton as the Ivy League’s representative to the 2016-2017 NCAA Tournament

Men's Basketball

Former Harvard Assistant Hufnagel Hired by Nevada

Former Harvard assistant coach Yann Hufnagel, who was fired from the same position at California in March after a university report that he had sexually harassed a reporter, was hired Friday by the University of Nevada for the same role.

Makai-ing Moves
Men's Basketball

Yale's Makai Mason Declares for NBA Draft

​Monday, Yale sophomore point guard Makai Mason shook the Ivy League by declaring for the NBA draft. Seniors declaring for the NBA draft is rare enough in the Ancient Eight; Mason’s decision, even coming on the heels of a 31-point outburst against fifth-seeded Baylor in the first round of the NCAA Tournament, is nearly unprecedented.

Moving On
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball's Steeves Set to Transfer, Continue Playing Career After Graduation

The upperclassman, who sat out his first three seasons in Cambridge due to recurring injury, confirmed late Tuesday that he will transfer to another school for at least the 2016-2017 season.

Men's Basketball

Former Men's Basketball Assistant Coach Caught Up In Scandal

On the eve of the first NCAA Tournament Harvard won’t be participating in since 2011, the Crimson made their way into the news for the wrong reasons.

Locked In
Men's Basketball

Okolie Named Ivy League Defensive Player of the Year

It was the second straight year that a Harvard player has won the award, with former co-captain Steve Moundou-Missi ’15 taking the award a year ago.

Sudden Tourney
Men's Basketball

Ivy League Adopts Conference Tournament for Men's and Women's Basketball

The tournament will exclude half the league’s teams, maintaining some of the importance of regular season play.

Senior Steeves
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Poised to Rebound in 2016-2017

At its peak, this team pushed top-10 foes Providence, Kansas, and Oklahoma to the limit—throw in a win over BYU and Harvard demonstrated a peak on par with Crimson squads of the past.

Previews

Three Things to Watch: Men's Basketball Closes Season Against Penn

​After securing its best win of the season, a 73-71 victory over rival Princeton, the Harvard men’s basketball team (13-16, 5-8 Ivy League) wraps up its regular season by hosting the Penn Quakers (11-15, 5-7) Saturday night at Lavietes Pavilion. Staff writer David Freed has three things to watch as Harvard looks to sweep an Ivy League weekend for the first time this year.

Standing Ovation
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Breezes Past Penn, Ends 2016 on Three Game Win Streak

In the final game of their careers, Harvard’s senior class never left the outcome in doubt. The three seniors scored a combined 29 points, propelling Harvard (14-16, 6-8 Ivy League) to early 17-3 and 40-20 leads en route to an 18-point blowout of the visiting Penn Quakers (11-16, 5-8), 74-56.

Senior Steeves
Men's Basketball

Harvard Men's Basketball Takes Down Princeton, 73-71, in Classic Finish

Senior Patrick Steeves scored a career high 25 points and hit the two free throws that provided the definitive margin.

Up and Out
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Closes Season Against Killer P's

With a guaranteed losing record, the Crimson will almost definitely miss the postseason—making this weekend’s games against Penn and Princeton the last for the senior class.

Last Shot
Columns

AROUND THE IVIES: Yale, Princeton Fight for Title in Final Weekend

Princeton and Yale stand atop the Ivy League with one weekend remaining. For a pair with two combined losses in 2016, both to each other, a playoff feels less likely and more inevitable.