Just barely squeaking into the NCAA Tournament this time around, the Harvard Crimson have been rewarded for their efforts with a date against North Carolina in the second round of the event on Thursday at Jacksonville Veterans Memorial Arena.
The No. 25 Harvard Crimson, the first Ivy League program to begin the season ranked in 39 years, will start their 2014-15 season off with a home contest at Lavietes Pavilion against cross-town foes the MIT Engineers.
College basketball season is creeping up fast, and Athlon Sports is counting down to Midnight Madness and the start of practice on Oct. 17.
Harvard continues our countdown at No. 24 as the Crimson continue an unprecedented in program history under Tommy Amaker. After three consecutive NCAA Tournament appearances, could Harvard be ready to take the next step and reach the Sweet 16?
Wesley Saunders picked up 12 points as Harvard earned surprise postseason wins in back-to-back years thanks to a 61-57 decision over Cincinnati in second-round action in the East Region of the NCAA Tournament.