This weekend presented the Crimson with a key opportunity to solidify its spot in the Ivy League Tournament coming this March. Harvard fought valiantly in a tough matchup against Columbia before ultimately succumbing in a 82-70 defeat, snapping Harvard’s three-game win streak. The Crimson recovered from the setback, besting the Big Red 63-52 to earn third place outright in the Ivy League.
Following a dominant performance against the University of Pennsylvania’s Quakers last weekend, the Crimson continued its winning streak in New Haven on Saturday afternoon, securing a victory against the Yale Bulldogs (4-14, NCAA, 1-4 Ivy League) by a final score of 61-52.
On Saturday, the Harvard women’s basketball team defeated the University of Pennsylvania (10-7, 2-2 Ivy) by a decisive 13 points, 69-56. The Crimson (10-7, 3-1 Ivy) was powered by its typical leading scorers, sophomore Katie Krupa and junior Harmoni Turner.
Harvard women’s basketball (8-7, 1-1) dropped its first conference game of the 2023-2024 season in a 23-point blowout loss to Princeton.
The 73-54 victory over the Yale Bulldogs marked a strong start to the Crimson’s Ivy League campaign and a roaring return for Harvard’s star junior guard Harmoni Turner.
Harvard women’s basketball faces its first Ivy League matchup on Saturday. The 2023 Ivy Madness runners-up hope to outplay their past selves and, most importantly, bring home some serious hardware.
The Harvard women’s basketball team returned to Cambridge this week after three straight road games took them to Texas and then California for the Coast 2 Coast San Diego Classic. Staying in New England for a few weeks, the team is confident that its momentum will only continue to build – no matter their matchups.
The Harvard men’s and women’s basketball teams will welcome crowds to Lavietes Pavilion for the first time this season on Friday, Oct. 13 for Crimson Madness. As both teams wrap up their pre-season preparation and await opening night on Nov. 6, the event will be an opportunity for players to show off their skills and compete against each other on the court.