Tommy Amaker and a Harvard first

Updated: March 10, 2011, 10:29 AM ET
By Jemele Hill | ESPN.com

Harvard has produced thinkers and visionaries, presidents (current one included), esteemed actors, economists, policy makers and inventors.

But there was one thing Harvard had not been able to produce, at least not with any real consistency: An NCAA tournament-bound men's basketball team.

Prior to coach Tommy Amaker's arrival, an automatic invitation once seemed about as likely as a Caltech conference victory.

But that has changed.

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