The Harvard Crimson have won 11 of their last 12 games and have only one conference loss all season. Their only loss? A road game against their Ivy League rival, the Princeton Tigers.
These two teams last met on February 11 at the L. Stockwell Jadwin Gymnasium in Princeton, New Jersey. Harvard held a modest 27-22 at halftime, but Princeton came out in the second half and blew threw the Crimson to the tune of 48 second half points, en route to an eight-point victory. Princeton was able to get tremendous bench production that night, who accounted for 20 points on only 10 shot attempts.
Harvard sits atop the Ivy League standings, leading the Penn Quakers by a game and a half, but only one in the loss column. A Crimson loss tonight would not only open the door for Princeton to make a move in the standings, but give Penn a chance to wrestle the top stop away from the Crimson when the two teams meet Saturday night.
With only a few regular season games remaining, every game is crucial for the Harvard Crimson, and I'm sure they would like to avenge their only conference loss with a win over the Tigers.
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