Columbia 55, Harvard 54: Rosenberg’s Buzzer-Beater Is Sweet Revenge

For several seasons, Harvard has been the team that can’t lose close games. Whether it was overtime squeakers or playoff game-winners, the Crimson always seemed to come out on top, going 16-3 in Ivy games decided by five points or less from 2012-15. Columbia, meanwhile, was the league’s hard-luck team, going 5-17 in such games. Continue reading “Columbia 55, Harvard 54: Rosenberg’s Buzzer-Beater Is Sweet Revenge”

Ivy League Weekly Roundup: Dec. 8

What Happened Last Week: Harvard gave No. 4 Kansas a scare in Lawrence, erasing a 13-point deficit in the second half before losing by six points. Princeton lost for the first time this season at Stony Brook. Cornell, Brown, Yale and Columbia each won multiple games. Continue reading “Ivy League Weekly Roundup: Dec. 8”

Northeastern Cruises Past Harvard

The first half of this game was weird, man.

Things went haywire 90 seconds in, when the shot clock at Harvard’s end of Matthews Arena malfunctioned. Two minutes of game time later, it was done for good; a second, portable clock was hauled out to the baseline, with the PA announcer counting down every time it reached 10. Continue reading “Northeastern Cruises Past Harvard”