2019–20 Harvard Crimson men's basketball team

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The 2019–20 Harvard Crimson men's basketball team will represent Harvard University in the 2019–20 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Crimson, led by 13th-year head coach Tommy Amaker, will play their home games at the Lavietes Pavilion in Boston, Massachusetts as members of the Ivy League.

Previous season

The Crimson finished the 2018–19 season 19–12 overall, 10–4 in Ivy League play, finishing as co-regular season champions, alongside Yale. In the Ivy League Tournament, they defeated Penn in the semifinals[1], before losing to Yale in the championship game.[2] As a regular season league champion who failed to win their league tournament, they received an automatic bid to the NIT, where they defeated Georgetown in the first round[3], before falling to NC State in the second round.[4]

Roster

2019–20 Harvard Crimson men's basketball team
Players Coaches
Pos. # Name Height Weight Year Hometown
F 0 Chris Lewis 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 235 lb (107 kg) Sr Alpharetta, Georgia
G 2 Luka Sakota 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 190 lb (86 kg) Fr Etobicoke, Ontario
G 3 Idan Tretout 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 200 lb (91 kg) Fr Brooklyn, New York
F 4 Chris Ledlum 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 225 lb (102 kg) Fr Brooklyn, New York
G 5 Rio Haskett 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr Richmond, Virginia
G 10 Noah Kirkwood 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) So Ottawa, Ontario
G 11 Bryce Aiken 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Sr Randolph, New Jersey
G 12 Spencer Freedman 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m) 170 lb (77 kg) So Pacific Palisades, California
F 13 Tommy O'Neil 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 210 lb (95 kg) Fr Lexington, Massachusetts
G 20 Justin Bassey 6 ft 5 in (1.96 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Sr Denver, Colorado
F 21 Mason Forbes 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 205 lb (93 kg) So Folsom, California
G 22 Christian Juzang 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m) 175 lb (79 kg) Sr Tarzana, California
F 24 Kale Catchings 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m) 220 lb (100 kg) So O'Fallon, Missouri
F 25 Ciaran Brayboy 6 ft 9 in (2.06 m) 230 lb (104 kg) Fr Glencoe, Illinois
F 30 Danilo Djuricic 6 ft 8 in (2.03 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Jr Brampton, Ontario
F 31 Seth Towns 6 ft 7 in (2.01 m) 215 lb (98 kg) Sr Columbus, Ohio
G 33 Reed Farley 6 ft 4 in (1.93 m) 195 lb (88 kg) Jr La Jolla, California
F 35 Robert Baker 6 ft 11 in (2.11 m) 205 lb (93 kg) Sr Woodstock, Georgia
F 44 Henry Welsh 6 ft 10 in (2.08 m) 250 lb (113 kg) Sr Redondo Beach, California
Head coach
  • Tommy Amaker (Duke)
Assistant coach(es)
  • Brian Eskildsen (Tennessee)
  • Donny Guerinoni (Nevada)
  • Michael Sotsky (Harvard)

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • (W) Walk-on
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Current redshirt

Roster
Last update: November 7, 2019

Schedule and results

Date
time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (attendance)
city, state
Non-conference regular season
November 5, 2019*
7:00 pm, ESPN+
MIT W 84–27  1–0
Lavietes Pavilion (1,112)
Boston, MA
November 8, 2019*
8:00 pm, NESNPlus
at Northeastern L 79–84  1–1
Matthews Arena (1,557)
Boston, MA
November 10, 2019*
2:00 pm, ESPN+
Maine W 67–46  2–1
Lavietes Pavilion (1,234)
Boston, MA
November 14, 2019*
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Siena W 59-56  3-1
Lavietes Pavilion 
Boston, MA
November 16, 2019*
2:30 pm, TSN/ESPN+
vs. Buffalo
James Naismith Classic
L 76–88  3-2
Scotiabank Arena 
Toronto, ON
November 22, 2019*
7:00 pm
at Holy Cross   
Hart Center 
Worcester, MA
November 28, 2019*
1:00 pm, ESPN/ESPN2
vs. Texas A&M
Orlando Invitational
  
HP Field House 
Orlando, FL
November 29, 2019*
 ESPN Networks
vs. 
Orlando Invitational
  
HP Field House 
Orlando, FL
December 1, 2019*
 ESPN Networks
vs. 
Orlando Invitational
  
HP Field House 
Orlando, FL
December 7, 2019*
7:00 pm, NESN/ESPN+
UMass   
Lavietes Pavilion 
Boston, MA
December 21, 2019*
12:00 pm
at George Washington   
Charles E. Smith Center 
Washington, D.C.
December 22, 2019*
2:00 pm
at Howard   
Burr Gymnasium 
Washington, D.C.
December 29, 2019*
6:00 pm, P12N
at California   
Haas Pavilion 
Berkeley, CA
December 30, 2019*
9:00 pm
at San Francisco   
War Memorial Gymnasium 
San Francisco, CA
January 4, 2020*
2:00 pm, ESPN+
UC Irvine   
Lavietes Pavilion 
Boston, MA
Ivy League regular season
January 18, 2020
2:00 pm, ESPN+
Dartmouth   
Lavietes Pavilion 
Boston, MA
January 25, 2020
7:00 pm, ESPN+
at Dartmouth   
Leede Arena 
Hanover, NH
January 31, 2020
5:00 pm, ESPNU
at Penn   
The Palestra 
Philadelphia, PA
February 1, 2020
6:00 pm, ESPN+
at Princeton   
Jadwin Gymnasium 
Princeton, NJ
February 7, 2020
5:00 pm, ESPNU
at Yale   
John J. Lee Amphitheater 
New Haven, CT
February 8, 2020
6:00 pm, ESPN+
at Brown   
Pizzitola Sports Center 
Providence, RI
February 14, 2020
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Cornell   
Lavietes Pavilion 
Boston, MA
February 15, 2020
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Columbia   
Lavietes Pavilion 
Boston, MA
February 21, 2020
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Princeton   
Lavietes Pavilion 
Boston, MA
February 22, 2020
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Penn   
Lavietes Pavilion 
Boston, MA
February 28, 2020
7:00 pm, ESPNews
at Columbia   
Levien Gymnasium 
New York, NY
February 29, 2020
7:00 pm, ESPN+
at Cornell   
Newman Arena 
Ithaca, NY
March 6, 2020
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Brown   
Lavietes Pavilion 
Boston, MA
March 7, 2020
7:00 pm, ESPN+
Yale   
Lavietes Pavilion 
Boston, MA
Ivy League Tournament
March 14–15, 2020
  
Lavietes Pavilion 
Boston, MA
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Eastern.

Source[5]

References

  1. ^ "Men's Basketball Defeats Penn, 66-58, Advances to Ivy League Tournament Championship". Harvard. Retrieved November 7, 2019.
  2. ^ "Aiken Scores Tournament-Record 38, But Men's Basketball Falls to Yale, 97-85, In Ivy Tournament Championship". Harvard. Retrieved November 7, 2019.
  3. ^ "Men's Basketball Advances in NIT with 71-68 Win Over Georgetown". Harvard. Retrieved November 7, 2019.
  4. ^ "Men's Basketball Falls In Heartbreaker at NC State, 78-77, in Second Round of NIT". Harvard. Retrieved November 7, 2019.
  5. ^ "2019-20 Men's Basketball Schedule". Harvard. Retrieved November 7, 2019.

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