Sunday, March 2, 2008


Your school's men's basketball program has never won a conference championship.

Your team hasn't played in the NCAA tournament since Harry Truman was President of the United States.

Your arena is prehistoric (despite refurbishments) compared to the more modern amenities across campuses across the nation.

Your team suddenly has the most talented recruiting class in the conference's history thanks to the program's first-year head coach, whose experience extends to the Big Ten and the Big East.

You're... these guys?

Has the nation's "smartest" school gone all athletic on us? According to this New York Times article (written by Pete Thamel and Adam Himmelsbach), it looks as if Crimson are now trying to play in the big-time college athletic arena by lowering their already high academic standards and bending NCAA rules - stop laughing - to admit the best available talents.

Which begs the question: What does this do for Harvard?


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