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Amir Mamdani

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Chad for Two

The 9th Inning That Never Ended: An Oral History of How Harvard Beat Yale

And, fittingly, McColl replied to the storybook situation with a fairy-tale ending, crushing a no-doubt grand slam to right-center to send the Crimson to a walk-off 10-8 victory.

Playing for the 'Pot

Men's Baseball Pitches Its Way to Sloppy Beanpot Semifinal Win Over Northeastern

The Crimson held on in a low-scoring game to beat Northeastern, 4-3, and will look to capture a second straight Beanpot title.

Wolfpack Territory

PREVIEW: Men's Basketball Prepares for NC State NIT Matchup

If Harvard could win yet again on the road, over the 11-point favorite Wolfpack, the Crimson would advance to within a game of the semifinal round, which will be hosted at New York’s Madison Square Garden.

Perez is Back
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Upsets Georgetown to Advance in NIT

But with three minutes left in its season, the Crimson found the grit and composure to fight back on both ends of the floor, riding cagey point guard play and clutch free throw shooting from Bryce Aiken to a 71-68 win, a signature moment of the 2018-2019 season.

Aching for Aiken
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Drops in Ivy Tournament Final to Yale

For the second straight year, Harvard was the regular season champion and number one seed of the Ivy League forced to play on the road, falling to Yale by a 97-85 score, the hosts of this year’s tournament.

Kirkwood Drive
Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Advances to Ivy Finals, Earning Redemption Over Penn

The Harvard men’s basketball team dashed past the Quakers in the final minutes to book a spot in the tournament final in New Haven.

Matty Morgs
Men's Basketball

LIVE: Men's Basketball Tries to Clinch Ivy League Championship at Columbia

The last time these two teams played, Harvard and Columbia went to triple overtime. Tonight, the stakes will be markedly higher, as the Crimson attempt to seal yet another regular season Ivy League Championship.

Men's Basketball

Men's Basketball Falls 72-59 at Cornell, Misses Opportunity to Clinch Regular Season Title

When time had expired, the Crimson was left with a 13-point loss that didn’t truly reflect up how close the game was from wire-to-wire.

Harvard Looks to Secure No.1
Men's Basketball

Mamdani's Musings: Last Weekend of Ivy League Basketball

Amir Mamdani gives a preview of the upcoming Ivy League Basketball games.

Window and Curtains

Window and Curtains

Their home is now empty. The small kitchen is empty of rich flavors and smells, the bedrooms empty of soft laughter and whispers.

Kirk in Air
Men's Basketball

Harvard Sweeps Season Series From Penn 59-53, Clinches Ivy League Tournament Berth

With senior night looming tomorrow at Lavietes Pavilion, Harvard will savor the taste of a victory over a foe that has haunted them in recent years.

Another Corner Three
Men's Basketball

Men’s Basketball Tamed for First Time in 20 Games Against Brown

But nearly 10 years later, Coach Mike Martin secured the Bears’ first victory over the Crimson in 20 tries, as Brown clung to a 10-point halftime lead in the final minutes to secure a 88-79 victory.

The Man of the Moment
Men's Basketball

Amaker Earns 400th Career Win in Overtime Classic at the Cathedral

Saturday night’s game was more than just another game for Harvard, as the team was able to avenge its Ivy League Championship loss from last season.

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.

Palo Alto to ATL
Men's Basketball

Remembering Where He Came From: Five Minutes with Jeremy Lin

But anyone who’s met the 30 year-old that took the world by storm seven years ago, knows that Jeremy Lin’s future is much brighter than just basketball.