Harvard University is paying a high price for its recent run of basketball success: Poor academic progress by players that could threaten its eligibility to play in tournaments if it continues, according to the National Collegiate Athletic Association.
Harvard University Coach Tommy Amaker says his plan to bring the nation’s oldest college its first basketball title in more than a century of seasons is on track. He gets a major test tonight in Princeton, New Jersey.
Harvard University basketball co- captain Kyle Casey planned to withdraw from school and skip the 2012-13 season because of the academic cheating scandal at the school, SI.com reported on its website, based on information from people who were not identified.
Harvard University was overwhelmed by a bigger and faster University of Arizona 74-51, two days after the Ivy League-champion Crimson scored their first victory in the men’s college national basketball tournament.
Kyle Casey scored 20 points to help Harvard University rally from a 10-point deficit to earn a 67-64 men’s college basketball win against Princeton University and set a school record for victories in a season.
Having educated six U.S. presidents, 16 Supreme Court Justices and 41 Nobel laureates, few achievements have escaped Harvard University . One of them is winning the Ivy League men’s basketball title outright.