11 Bryce Aiken
11 - Bryce Aiken
Height: 6-0
Weight: 175
Year: Jr
Hometown: Randolph, N.J.
High School: The Patrick School
Position: G
House Affiliation: Winthrop

Career Highs
Points: 44, vs. Columbia 2/8/19
FG: 12, vs. Columbia 2/8/19
FGA: 28, vs. Columbia 2/8/19
3FG: 6, twice
3FGA: 12, vs. Yale 3/11/17
FT: 16, vs. Columbia 2/8/19
FTA: 18, vs. Columbia 2/8/19
Rebounds: 8, vs. Massachusetts 11/12/17
Assists: 8, vs. Saint Joseph's 11/24/17
Steals: 3, seven times
Minutes 46, vs. Columbia 2/8/19

Junior (2018-19):
Lou Henson All-American ... Unanimous All-Ivy League first team selection … USBWA All-District first team … NABC All-Region second team … Ivy League Tournament All-Tournament team … Lou Henson Award National Player of the Week (Feb. 18) … Ivy League Player of the Week (Feb. 18) … Three-time selection to the Ivy League honor roll (Feb. 11, Feb. 25 and March 11) …  Appeared in 18 games with 17 starts … Averaged 22.2 points per game, for the third-highest scoring average in program history … Led the Ivy League with 22.2 points per game during conference play, the third-highest total in the past 25 seasons in Ancient Eight play … Scored 16 and 14, respectively, in first two appearances at Howard (Jan. 21) and vs. Dartmouth (Jan. 26) … Tallied the second-highest scoring output in Harvard history with 44 points against Columbia (Feb. 8), with the total as the 16th most in a single game in the NCAA this season. Made the top play on ESPN’s SportsCenter with a double-clutch buzzer-beating triple from 30 feet that sent the game to a second overtime …  Followed with 24 points the next night against Cornell (Feb. 9) … Led Harvard to victory with 33 points at Princeton (Feb. 15) … Scored 25 points at Penn (Feb. 16), and hit the game-tying 3-pointer to send the game to overtime with five seconds to play in regulation … Scored 28 points with four assists at Yale, including a buzzer-beating jumper at the buzzer for the win (Feb. 23) … Had 36 points and five assists at Columbia (March 9), to help the Crimson clinch the Ivy title. The 36 points are the 11th-most in a single game in Harvard history … Led the Crimson with 19 points in the Ivy Tournament semifinals against Penn (March 16), poured in 38 in the Ivy Tournament final at Yale (March 17), for the sixth-highest scoring output in Harvard history … Scored 18 and 19 points, respectively, in Harvard’s NIT games at Georgetown (March 20) and NC State (March 24) … Helped Harvard to its second-straight Ivy League Championship, its seventh in nine seasons, and a berth in the NIT for the second-consecutive season.

Sophomore (2017-18):
Lou Henson Award preseason watch list … Ivy League Player of the Week (Nov. 13) … College Sports Madness Ivy League Preseason Player of the Year, first team, All-Mid Major preseason second team … COOP Student-Athlete of the Week (Nov. 13) … College Sports Madness Ivy League Player of the Week (Nov. 13) … Averaged 14.1 points and 2.9 assists per game over 14 appearances … Scored a career-best 30 points in a win over Massachusetts (Nov. 12), including the game-winning 3-pointer in the closing seconds … Opened the Wooden Legacy with 22 points against Saint Mary’s (Nov. 23) and 21 with a career-high eight assists versus St. Joseph’s (Nov. 24) … Poured in 26 points at Northeastern (Nov. 30) … Tallied 18 points, including a career-best 11 made free throws, at Brown (Jan. 27) … Helped Harvard to its sixth Ivy League championship in program history, and its second-ever berth in the NIT.

Freshman (2016-17):
Ivy League Rookie of the Year ... Second freshman ever - joining Siyani Chambers - to earn first team All-Ivy League honors ... All-ECAC second team honoree ... Played in 26 games, starting nine, including six of the last seven ... Averaged a team-best 14.5 points, the most since Ralph James in 1987-88 (14.5) ...  Added 2.9 assists and 2.3 rebounds per game ... Scored 20-plus eight times and double-figures 18 times ... Ranked fifth in scoring - first among freshmen - and ninth in assists in the conference  ... Finished second in the league in free throw percentage (88.4) ... During conference action, placed eighth in scoring (14.1), eighth in assists (3.1) and fourth in 3-pointers made (2.3) ... In his debut action against Stanford (Nov. 11), posted 21 points, hitting a perfect 8-of-8 from the free throw line, with three assists ... Posted 17 points, adding seven assists and four rebounds against GW (Nov. 29) ... Led the team with 16 points, adding three assists and a team-best seven boards against Fordham (Dec. 3) ... Recorded 16 points on 4-of-8 shooting with three assists at BC (Dec. 7) ... Scored 21 points, including eight over the final 6:21, to lead the team to victory over Houston (Dec. 23) ... Posted a career high 23 points in the win over Howard (Dec. 30) on 7-of-11 shooting, including 6-of-9 from behind the arc ... Paced the team with 14 points at Bryant (Jan. 16) ... Led the comeback at Cornell (Jan. 27) with 21 points on 8-of-15 shooting ... Named Ivy League Rookie of the Week after matching and breaking his career high against Brown and Yale, with 23 and 27 points, respectively ... Nailed a clutch 3-pointer from the corner, and the foul, to secure the lead for the Crimson at Yale (Feb. 11) ... Posted 22 pointson 7-of-14 shooting in the win over Yale (Feb. 24) ... Paced the team with 17 points at Penn (March 4) ... Posted a career-high 28 points on 11of-25 shooting in the Ivy League tournament against Yale (March 11). 

Bryce Aiken with Anita Elberse, the Lincoln Filene Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. Professor Elberse teaches a course entitled "Businesses of Entertainment, Media, and Sports," which ranks among the most sought-after courses in the School’s curriculum. Anita is a frequent guest at Lavietes Pavilion, and mentors our team off-the-court on best social media practices and how to maximize their platform as Harvard Basketball players.

Background:
Played three seasons at The Patrick School after spending his freshman year at Pope John … Served as captain at The Patrick School as a junior and senior … Helped The Patrick School win the Union County Tournament and reach the South Jersey, Non-Public B semifinals … Also helped The Patrick School reach the final of the City of Palms Classic …Received All-State and All-County honors as a senior, in addition to being named to the City of Palms All-Tournament Team, Dan Finn Classic MVP and HoopHall Classic MVP … Went for 20 points and seven assists as a member of Team East at the Jordan Brand Classic Regional All-Star Game at Barclay's Center ... McDonalds All-America Nominee … Was a member of the National Honor Society as a junior and senior, volunteered for the Special Olympics as a sophomore, junior, and senior, and was an AVID Program volunteer as a senior … Mother, Diana, was a gymnast at UConn while his father, Daryl, ran track and field.