Ten minutes into the 2014-15 season, nationally ranked Harvard was losing at home to Division-III MIT.
The Crimson’s struggles didn’t last much longer, of course. After falling behind 22-21 midway through the first half due to sloppy defense and hot Engineers shooting, the hosts allowed just five points for the rest of the period, ultimately winning the cross-Cambridge meeting 73-52. But for a Harvard team whose expectations are higher than ever, Friday night’s opener offered a reminder that every game is its own challenge. Continue reading “Star guards carry Harvard in season-opening win”