If you haven't been following the goings-on in Cambridge this year hoops-wise, you are forgiven. The Ivies usually don't merit much attention, and Harvard in particular has been a basketball Siberia since...well, forever.â†µ
But the times, they are a-changin', due to the heroics of the Crimson's star point guard Jeremy Lin and the hiring of head coach Tommy Amaker.â†µ
SI's Pablo Torre chronicles how the Crimson have made a "private-equity like" turnaround (in Harvard's words, of course). Check it out. When Harvard upsets a 4-seed in the opening round of the NCAA tournament, you'll thank me.