NEW YORK (AP) — Bryce Aiken and Justin Bassey each converted a pair of free throws in the closing seconds of overtime to lift Harvard to an 83-81 win over Columbia in the regular season finale on...
Yale looks to extend streak vs Harvard
Harvard (13-9, 6-3) vs. Yale (18-4, 8-1)
John J. Lee Amphitheater, New Haven, Connecticut; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Yale looks for its seventh straight conference win against...
Harvard looks to sweep Brown
Harvard (13-8, 6-2) vs. Brown (15-9, 3-5)
Paul Bailey Pizzitola Sports Center, Providence, Rhode Island; Friday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Harvard goes for the season sweep over Brown...
Aiken scores 25 to lift Harvard over Penn 75-68 in OT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Aiken had 25 points and coach Tommy Amaker earned his 400th career victory as Harvard defeated Penn 75-68 in overtime on Saturday night.
Aiken nailed a 3-pointer to tie it with five seconds left in regulation and the Crimson opened the overtime period on a 10-2 run.
Aiken scores 44 to lift Harvard over Columbia 98-96 in 3OT
BOSTON (AP) — Bryce Aiken had a career-high 44 points as Harvard narrowly defeated Columbia 98-96 in triple overtime on Friday night.
Aiken made 16 of 18 foul shots.
Justin Bassey had 17 points and 10 rebounds for Harvard (11-7, 4-1 Ivy League), which earned its fifth straight win. Christian Juzang added 14 points. Robert Baker had 6 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks for the home team.
Harvard beats Yale 65-49
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Robert Baker made a career-high four 3-pointers and scored 13 points to help Harvard beat Yale 65-49 on Friday night.
Justin Bassey added 13 points for the Crimson (9-7, 2-1 Ivy League). Harvard had a 35-20 lead at halftime and led by double digits throughout the second half.
The Bulldogs (12-4, 2-1) used a 12-3 run to close the gap to 45-35 after trailing by 19 early in the second half. But the Crimson pushed the lead back to 19 at 60-41 and cruised from there.
Juzang with 19 points, Harvard edges Dartmouth 64-59
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Christian Juzang scored 19 points and dished five assists as Harvard edged Dartmouth 64-59 on Saturday.
Chris Lewis added 16 points and eight rebounds for the Crimson (8-7, 1-1), who have won two straight after an 81-63 loss at Dartmouth on Jan. 12. Bryce Aiken had 14 points and Justin Bassey led with 12 rebounds.
Kirkwood leads Harvard past George Washington 75-61
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Noah Kirkwood scored 20 points with six assists as Harvard snapped a two-game skid with a 75-61 win over George Washington on Saturday.
Kirkwood was 7 of 12 from the field including four from distance for the Crimson (5-5). Justin Bassey added 13 points and eight rebounds and Danilo Djuricic had 11 points and eight rebounds.
Harvard downs MIT 78-66 in opener behind Lewis
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Chris Lewis scored 20 points on 9-of-11 shooting, freshman Noah Kirkwood added 13 and Harvard's bench contributed 35 points in a 78-66 win over MIT in Tuesday night's season opener.
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Corey Johnson led a balanced Harvard with 17 points off five 3-pointers and the Crimson knocked off Columbia 93-74 Saturday night in the Ivy League season finale.
While Harvard and Penn finished with 12-2 league records, Harvard earned top seeding in a tie-breaker. Harvard and Penn split their games, but Harvard was 2-0 versus Yale. Penn and Yale split their games, making Penn a two seed and Yale three.
Harvard tops Cornell 98-88 in double overtime
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Chris Lewis scored seven of his career-high 29 points in the second overtime while Cornell went without a field goal and Harvard beat the Big Red 98-88 on Friday night to sweep the season series.
Seth Towns and Christian Juzang each scored 20 with Juzang grabbing 11 rebounds and Justin Bassey added 18 for the second-place Crimson (16-12, 11-2 Ivy League), who had already clinched a top-two seed in the league tournament and have one regular-season game remaining.
Harvard pulls away from Princeton in OT, stays tied atop Ivy
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Justin Bassey had 18 points Friday night and Harvard pulled away in overtime to beat Princeton 72-66 and maintain its hold on first place in the Ivy League.
Bassey was 3 of 4 from 3-point range with a pair of 3s late in the second half that helped to force overtime. The Crimson (15-11, 10-1) stayed tied with Pennsylvania (10-1), which beat Dartmouth on Friday night.
Harvard scored the opening basket of overtime and never trailed, starting the period with a 10-2 run.
Lewis helps Harvard win 4th in a row, beat Yale 64-49
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Chris Lewis had a double-double and Christian Juzang scored 13 points with eight assists to help Harvard beat Yale 64-49 on Saturday night for its fifth win in a row.
Lewis shot 9 of 14 from the field and finished with 18 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high tying four blocks. Seth Towns added 14 points and Justin Bassey scored 11 with eight rebounds for Harvard (14-11, 9-1 Ivy League).
Lewis helps Harvard hand Penn 1st Ivy loss with 76-67 win
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Chris Lewis scored a career-best 25 points and Harvard handed Pennsylvania its first conference loss with a 76-67 victory on Saturday afternoon.
Lewis was 10 of 14 from the field for the Crimson (12-11, 7-1 Ivy League), who have won three straight and are tied with Penn for first place in the conference standings. Seth Towns added 17 points and Justin Bassey had 12 points with seven rebounds, four assists and two steals.
Harvard scores late, pulls out a 76-73 win over Cornell
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Chris Lewis scored 17 points and Harvard came from four-points down in the final minutes to pull out a 76-73 win at Cornell in an Ivy League battle Saturday night.
The Crimson, the preseason Ivy League favorite, remains a game back of unbeaten conference leader Penn.
Stone Gettings hit two free throws with 4:43 to put the Big Red up by four, 66-62, but Lewis made two free throws and Danilo Djuricic hit a 3 with 3:09 left to put Harvard in front, 67-66.
Harvard holds off Yale 54-52, stays undefeated in Ivy
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) — Chris Lewis had 16 points and 11 rebounds on Friday night and Harvard survived a late challenge to beat Yale 54-52.
Harvard blows big lead before beating Dartmouth 62-57 in OT
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Seth Towns made five 3-pointers and matched his career high with 26 points, Justin Bassey finished with a double-double and Harvard blew a big second-half lead before holding off Dartmouth 62-57 in overtime on Saturday.
Bassey totaled 10 points and 10 rebounds for the first double-double of his career for the Crimson (7-10, 2-0 Ivy League), who saw a 17-point lead evaporate over the final 12½ minutes of the second half.
Towns scores 16, Harvard tops Dartmouth 61-51 in Ivy opener
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Seth Towns scored 16 points with three 3-pointers, leading four into double figures as Harvard used the long ball to hold off Dartmouth 61-51 in an Ivy League opener for both teams on Saturday.
Justin Bassey, Seth Towns and Rio Haskett hit 3-pointers on three of four early possessions as Harvard, which has defeated Dartmouth in the last 11 Ivy League openers, broke contact and led by 10 at halftime.
Reserves spark Harvard to 74-63 victory over BU
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Weisner Perez totaled 12 points and seven rebounds and reserves Seth Towns and Justin Bassey combined to score 23 to lead Harvard past Boston University 74-63 on Thursday night.
Cook scores with 2.9 seconds left as Princeton edges Harvard
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Steven Cook scored 19 points, including the game-winner on a putback with 2.9 seconds left, and Princeton beat Harvard 57-56 on Saturday night for its eighth straight win.
Siyani Chambers made 6-of-6 free throws in the final 41 seconds on his way to finishing with 13 points, six assists and a season-high four steals while helping Harvard beat Penn, 69-59, last night in Ivy League men’s basketball at Lavietes Pavilion.
Bryce Aiken scored 12 with five assists, Corey Johnson also had 12 points, Seth Towns added 11 and Justin Bassey had 10 for Harvard (12-6, 4-1), which trailed by as many as 15 points.
Aiken, Chambers lead Harvard to 69-59 win over Penn
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Siyani Chambers had made 6 of 6 free throws in the final 41 seconds and finished with 13 points, six assists and a season-high four steals to help Harvard beat Penn 69-59 on Friday night.
Bryce Aiken scored 12 with five assists, Corey Johnson also had 12 points, Seth Towns added 11 and Justin Bassey had 10 for Harvard (12-6, 4-1 Ivy League), which trailed by as many as 15 points.
Bryce Aiken recorded 16 of his 21 points in the second half and the Harvard men’s basketball team rallied from a 12-point deficit to knock off Cornell, 77-71, last night in Ithaca, N.Y.
Justin Bassey’s 3-pointer with 51 seconds left gave the Crimson the lead for good at 72-71 and sparked a 7-0 run to end the game.
Corey Johnson added 17 points and Bassey scored 16 for Harvard (11-5, 3-0 Ivy League), which won its fifth straight and 10th of the last 11.
Harvard rallies for 5th straight win, 77-71 over Cornell
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Bryce Aiken had 16 of his 21 points in the second half and Harvard rallied from a 12-point deficit to beat Cornell 77-71 on Friday night.
Justin Bassey's 3-pointer with 51 seconds left gave Harvard the lead for good at 72-71 and sparked a 7-0 run to end the game.
Corey Johnson added 17 points and Bassey scored 16 for the Crimson (11-5, 3-0 Ivy League), who won their fifth straight and 10th of the last 11.
Lewis and Bassey lead Harvard over Dartmouth 74-58
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — Chris Lewis and Justin Bassey scored 14 points apiece and Harvard beat Dartmouth 74-58 on Saturday night in an Ivy League opener.
Lewis was 7 of 8 from the field and Bassey 6 of 9. Siyani Chambers added 12 points and seven assists for Harvard (7-5, 1-0), which has won six of its last seven games, and bounced back from an 82-71 loss at Vermont on Jan. 2.
Aiken’s 23 PTs propels Harvard past Howard 67-46
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Bryce Aiken scored a career-high 23 points, which included a career-high six 3s, Zena Edosomwan gathered 16 rebounds — one off his career high — and Harvard defeated Howard 67-46 on Friday night.
With the score tied at 16, Harvard (6-4) went on a 17-6 run and led 33-22 at halftime. The Crimson pushed the lead to 45-31 on Justin Bassey's layup and Aiken followed with a 3 with 11:09 remaining for a 48-32 lead.
Harvard routs Fisher College 78-51
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Justin Bassey scored 14 points on an efficient 4 of 6 from the field and Harvard cruised to a 78-51 win over NAIA Fisher College on Thursday night.
Corey Johnson hit four 3-pointers for 12 points while Seth Towns added 11 points for the Crimson (1-1), who shot just 41.8 percent from the field but grabbed 18 offensive rebounds and held a 51-34 edge overall on the glass.