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IVY CINDERELLAS Harvard Scores First NCAA Tourney Win Streeter Lecka / Getty Images

Harvard Scores First NCAA Tourney Win

Every March Madness tournament has a Cinderella story. Rarely—in fact, never—does that story star the nation’s most famous Ivy League school. Harvard University scored its first-ever NCAA basketball tournament win Thursday night, defeating No. 3–ranked New Mexico 68–62. It wasn’t a buzzer beater or come-from-behind victory, either. The Crimson held a solid lead for almost the entire game, outplaying their heavily favored opponent on all measures. Up next for the Ivy Leaguers: a face-off with Arizona in the team’s first-ever round of 32.

March 22, 2013 10:31 AM