ACADEMIC INTEGRATION COMPETITIVE EXCELLENCE

IN DIVISION I ATHLETICS

 

Covering The Crimson

Media Information
Harvard Athletics welcomes coverage of its men’s basketball program by accredited writers, broadcasters, and photographers.

Working credentials and supplemental materials may be requested from the Office of Athletic Communications by contacting Andrew Chesebro, assistant director of athletic communications, either by phone or email.

Media Credentials
All credential requests to cover Harvard men’s basketball must be made through Andrew Chesebro, assistant director of athletic communications, 48 hours in advance of the game. Harvard reserves the right to accept or deny all credential requests.

Credentials may be picked up at the ticket office inside Lavietes Pavilion, which opens one hour prior to the start of contests.

Interviews
All requests for interviews with Harvard student-athletes and coaches much be made through Andrew Chesebro, assistant director of athletic communications. Please note that student-athletes’ phone numbers and e-mail addresses will not be released to the media per department of athletics policy. Game-day interviews will not be granted until the conclusion of the contest.

Media Seating
Media seating is available on a limited basis behind the bleachers located opposite the visiting team’s bench. A staircase is available behind the bleachers opposite the home team bench to access the seating.

Postgame Procedure
Head coach Tommy Amaker and select student-athletes will be available at the postgame press conference in the Lavietes Pavilion Lounge following the NCAA mandated 10-minute cooling-off period. Harvard maintains a closed locker room policy.

All requests for visiting coaches and student-athletes should be made through the visiting team’s SID.

Reporters filing stories may work in the media seating area following the conclusion of the press conference.

Radio Broadcasts
Radio stations wishing to broadcast Harvard men’s basketball games must make arrangements through Andrew Chesebro, assistant director of athletic communications, at least one week in advance of the game. Two analog phone lines are available for visiting stations, and a maximum of three credentials will be provided for any broadcast crew. ISDN lines are not available inside Lavietes Pavilion.

Parking
Members of the media must request parking through Andrew Chesebro, assistant director of athletic communications, at least two days in advance of the game.

Ivy League Digital Network
The Ivy League Digital Nework debuted for the 2013-14 academic year, bringing fans HD quality broadcasts of each Harvard men's basketball home game and road Ivy League contests. Featuring multiple camera angles, a live scoreboard, new graphics package and play-by-play commentary, subscribers to the network watched games both live and On-Demand on their computers, tablets or smart phones. Subscribers also have access to live and On-Demand content for all Harvard events throughout the duration of their subscription.