Harvard finds place on national stage

The Crimson, after a third NCAA berth, have turned into an Ivy League power

Originally Published: November 19, 2013
By Myron Medcalf | ESPN.com

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Los Angeles native Wesley Saunders is a perplexing act.

The game shouldn't look that simple.

Through his California swagger, every maneuver seems easy. His smile suggests he's in cruise control when everyone else is flying around the court at 100 mph. His fluidity has elevated 13-1 Harvard into a healthy position for its third consecutive NCAA tournament berth.

Saunders and Co. represent a change within an Ivy League program that went from a 66-year absence ...

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