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Zena Edosomwan ’17 leaped over three teammates, all of whom are at least six-foot-nine, during the slam dunk contest at Crimson Madness.
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Zena Edosomwan's journey

2.22.17

Zena Edosomwan ’17 leaped over three teammates, all of whom are at least six-foot-nine, during the slam dunk contest at Crimson Madness.
Photograph courtesy of Harvard Athletic Communications

Zena Edosomwan's journey

2.22.17

Harvard women’s basketball coach Kathy Delaney-Smith, shown earlier this season, was honored during the team’s alumnae weekend.
Photograph by Jon Chase/Harvard Public Affairs and Communications

Alumnae weekend helps explain Harvard women’s enduring basketball success.

2.13.17

THE RIGHT STUFF: Freshman point guard Katie Benzan, shown shooting in the home opener against Maine, led the Harvard women’s basketball team in minutes played and points scored per game through January, helping to spark 16 consecutive wins (after an initial loss at Minnesota)—tying the longest such streak in Crimson basketball history and raising hopes for an Ivy League championship.

The right stuff: Freshman point guard Katie Benzan, shown shooting in the home opener against Maine, led the Harvard women’s basketball team in minutes played and points scored per game through January, helping to spark 16 consecutive wins—tying the longest such streak in Crimson basketball history and raising hopes for an Ivy League championship. 

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Basketball teams pursue Ivy League tournament titles. 

March-April 2017

Harvard’s Ryan Donato rushes toward the net in the November game that broke Boston College’s win streak.

Photograph by Gil Talbot/Harvard Athletic Communications

Hockey, squash, swimming and diving: winter sports in brief

March-April 2017

Ted Minnis is Harvard’s winningest water polo coach—his path to Blodgett Pool included a few detours and sharp turns.

Ted Minnis is Harvard’s winningest water polo coach—his path to Blodgett Pool included a few detours and sharp turns.

Photograph by Stu Rosner

Ted Minnis makes Harvard an East Coast power in a West Coast sport.

March-April 2017

Siyani Chambers ’16 (’17) led the Crimson in scoring in both games this past weekend. With six assists and no turnovers on Friday, he led Harvard to a 69-59 win over Penn.
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Harvard men’s basketball defeats Penn, falls to Princeton. 

2.5.17

In Harvard's 77-71 win at Cornell on Friday, Justin Bassey '20 (shown here in earlier action against Dartmouth) scored 16 points, including the go-ahead three with less than a minute remaining.
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On the road, Harvard men’s basketball defeats Cornell, falls to Columbia.

1.30.17

Senior co-captain Destiny Nunley (shown here in the home opener against Maine) is the Crimson’s second-leading scorer with 12.1 points per game.

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An historic start for Harvard women’s basketball

1.24.17

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