Jan 8, 2014; Storrs, CT, USA; Harvard Crimson head coach Tommy Amaker talks to guard Siyani Chambers (1) from the sideline as they take on the Connecticut Huskies in the first half at Harry A. Gampel Pavilion. Mandatory Credit: David Butler II-USA TODAY Sports

March Madness 2014: Harvard punches ticket to NCAA Tournament with Ivy League win over Yale

Head coach Tommy Amaker continues to build the Harvard Crimson basketball program into a bit of a power as, on Friday night, he and his team were able to secure their spot in the 2014 NCAA Tournament with a 70-58 win over Yale, claiming another Ivy League championship.

Amaker and his crew will enter the festivities this year at an amazing 25-4 overall on the season, and they finished with a 12-1 record in the conference.

This group brings experience to the table and could be dangerous come tourney time. Many bracketology experts have the Crimson projected as a 12-seed, meaning that they could be matched up with a team in the early going that they’re perfectly capable of handling.

They proved how dangerous they can be last season when they were able to upset 3-seed New Mexico in the first round before falling to the Arizona Wildcats.

Whether or not they can make it into the Sweet 16 this season remains to be seen, but if anyone can coach them there, it’s Tommy Amaker.



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