Game Stories

A Step Back
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Suffers "Selfish" Loss to Cornell in Second Half Collapse

After charging to a 15-point lead heading into the last three minutes of the first frame, Harvard (11-8, 4-2 Ivy) collapsed in the second half — being outscored 46-27.

A Double-Pump Prayer
Men's Basketball

Aiken's Historic Night Leads Harvard to an Instant Classic, 3-OT Victory over Columbia

On Friday night, Aiken’s 44-point performance, one of the most incredible efforts seen in Harvard history, helped the Crimson cling to a 98-96 victory over Columbia in 3OT, in one of the greatest games ever played at Lavietes Pavilion.

United We Stand
Men's Ice Hockey

No. 17 Men's Hockey Defeats No. 20 Union with Red-Hot Powerplay

The Crimson potted four goals with the extra-man en route to a 5-3 triumph over the Dutchmen at the Bright-Landry Hockey Center.

Sound the Horn
Women's Ice Hockey

Harvard Women's Hockey Stuns No. 7 BC to Advance to Beanpot Championship

Its win over Boston College (19-10-0, 16-7-0 Hockey East) Tuesday night books the Crimson (8-11-3, 6-8-2 ECAC) a championship duel with the Boston University Terriers, who defeated Northeastern in the first semifinal of the day.

Let it Out

Fencing Rides Dominating Performance Against NYU into Ivy Championships

With a dominating performance from both No. 2 men’s fencing and No.7 women’s fencing, the Crimson marked another tally in the win column.

Surveying the Floor
Women's Basketball

Women's Basketball Bests Brown, Drops Heartbreaker To Yale

Harvard (10-7, 2-1 Ivy League) started its weekend road split with a heartbreaking defeat at the buzzer at the hands of the Bulldogs (13-6, 3-1 Ivy League). The Crimson saw its five game winning streak come to an end, however Harvard bounced back the following day with a dominant 100-83 victory against Brown.

Crimson Hot
Women's Ice Hockey

Women's Hockey Dominates Yale, Brown to Start February

Only two days into February, the Crimson has undergone a much-needed turnaround, opening the month with a pair of victories over Ivy League and ECAC rivals Yale and Brown, shutting down the Bulldogs and shutting out the Bears.

Maybe Next Year
Men's Ice Hockey

No. 17 Men's Hockey Foiled By BC in Beanpot Semifinal

Once again, the Crimson must settle for the consolation matchup next week after losing to the Eagles, 2-1.

Offensive Spark
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Improves to 3-1 in Ivy Play, Sailing by Brown

After beating Yale by double digits on Friday night, Harvard took down Brown 68-47.

Only One Win
Men's Volleyball

Men's Volleyball Drops Two MIVA Weekend Matches

The Harvard men’s volleyball team hosted two competitive MIVA teams this past weekend at the Malkin Athletic Center, but will need to wait another weekend to earn its second win of the year.

Four for Four
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Trounces Yale 65-49 In Front of Raucous Sellout Crowd

In front of a sold-out crowd and numerous NBA scouts, Harvard pulled off a wire-to-wire victory over Yale.

All Tied Up
Men's Ice Hockey

No. 19 Men's Hockey Skates Past Dartmouth, 4-1

After giving up an early goal, the Crimson's co-captains combined for a late-goal effort to dispatch the visiting Big Green.

Blooming Season
Women's Ice Hockey

Women’s Ice Hockey Heads North and Comes Away with a Point

After facing two setbacks in a tough slate of conference games last weekend, Harvard traveled to upstate New York to face a pair of ECAC foes in No. 5/5 Clarkson and St. Lawrence. Despite dropping the first game in close fashion, the Crimson rebounded with a tie in the latter to claim a point in the road trip.

Leading the Charge
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Defeats Dartmouth 64-59 in Second Half Surge

Strong ball security, defense and clutch free-throw shooting down the stretch from Aiken helped the Crimson move to .500 on the young Ivy League season.

1000th Point Girl
Women's Basketball

Katie Benzan Surpasses 1000 Point Mark as Harvard Routs Dartmouth

“1,000 has never been on my mind,” said Benzan. “I’ve always just focused on doing whatever the team needs me to do in order to win.”