In terms of team stats, Harvard has an advantage in two key areas. The Crimson should have an edge against the Big Green in field goal percentage, 48% to 37%. Harvard also has an advantage in scoring, 70 points per game to 58 points per game. A key area of strength for Dartmouth is turnover percentage at 20.8, which ranks 2nd in their conference (and 193rd nationally).
- Harvard players are more experienced than Dartmouth players (7,408 minutes played vs 7,155 minutes played).
- Harvard is better under pressure, and has defeated Dartmouth in 7 out of the last 11 games decided by 5 points or fewer.
- The Harvard scoring leader (Wesley Saunders) has more points than the Dartmouth scoring leader (Alex Mitola).
- Harvard allows fewer rebounds (29.8 allowed per game vs 37.6 allowed per game) than Dartmouth this season.
- We're so much better than you, we get lazy. Harvard has come back to win after being down at half against Dartmouth 5 times since 1999.
- Harvard is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Harvard is 77.5 inches compared to 76.2 inches for Dartmouth.
- At least you keep showing up. Harvard has an average margin of victory of 11 over Dartmouth in 39 wins since 1980.
- You get an A for effort, but Harvard has emerged victorious against Dartmouth the last 6 times they've played.
- Laurent Rivard is ranked 1st in the Ivy League in three-pointers.
- Keep filling up on cupcakes. Harvard has a stronger schedule than Dartmouth this season (SOS Rank: #40 vs #207).
- Siyani Chambers is ranked 7th in the Ivy League in points, 9th in the Ivy League in three-pointers, 1st in the Ivy League in assists, and 6th in the Ivy League in steals.