Record: 23-4, 10-1 (1st in Ivy League)
Harvard went 7-1 in February to secure its place atop the Ivy League standings, demolishing Penn and Cornell twice each and losing only to Yale on February 8. The Crimson’s seven wins came by a whopping 17.3 points on average, as it took full advantage of the weaker Ivy teams. More importantly, Harvard went 2-1 in a stretch in which it played its three toughest rivals, Brown, Yale and Columbia, in succession. The not-so-good news is that the Crimson’s final three games are once again against those three teams, although it faces that stretch with a two-game lead over Yale. The Ivy League has no tournament, so the regular season champion qualifies directly for the NCAA Tournament.
Harvard has the stingiest defense in the conference, allowing just 59.9 points per game, which ranks 12th in Division I. Shooting guard Wesley Saunders leads the Crimson with 14.1 points and 1.8 steals per game, point guard Siyani Chambers averages 11.1 points and a team-high 4.6 assists, and Medway native Kyle Casey is scoring an even 10 per contest.