Record: 8–3 (2nd in Ivy League)
The Crimson got off to a good start in December, extending its win streak to six games with double-digit wins over Northeastern, Vermont and Boston University. The wheels came off, however, when Harvard visited #6 Virginia on December 21, a 76–27 dismantling that could not have been much uglier. Ten days later, the Crimson lost by 10 at Arizona State, but rebounded for a 13-point win over Grand Canyon to close out 2014. As the calendar turns, Harvard is once again in a tight battle with Yale for Ivy League supremacy. The Bulldogs currently have a half-game advantage but the Crimson has three games in hand.
Harvard ranks 32nd nationally in points allowed and 10th in blocks, but could be suffering from a lack of offensive options. The entire gameplan runs through shooting guard Wesley Saunders, who is averaging a team-high 17.7 points (9.1 more than any teammate) and 2.3 steals, and is second on the team in rebounds (6.1) and assists (4.1) per game. He has also been shooting the lights out at 52 percent from the field and 52.9 percent from beyond the arc. Continue reading College Basketball December Roundup: Gearing Up for Conference Play »