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Harvard Picked By ESPN To Win Ivy League

Harvard is on ESPN's radar as the college basketball season starts up.

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ESPN's Mark Adams picks Harvard to win its first Ivy League title this season, despite the loss of now-Golden State Warrior guard Jeremy Lin. Adams says that head coach Tommy Amaker has the options to counter any other Ivy:

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"In the backcourt, Harvard is good enough even though it lost do-everything guard Jeremy Lin. As a freshman last season, Brandyn Curry got valuable playing time. Curry brings a defensive stopper mentality, and Christian Webster brings a long-range skill set to the backcourt. Oliver McNally can score and has a knack for taking -- and making -- big shots."

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Harvard was picked second in the Ivy League's Pre-Season Poll, with the media picking Princeton to win the league. Harvard kicks off their season this Saturday afternoon at CAA team George Mason.