Defending national champion Connecticut being in the Top 25 isn’t surprising.
Harvard senior defensive tackle Josue Ortiz was named the 2011 recipients of the Asa S. Bushnell Cup, which honors the Ivy League Football Players of Year.
The Harvard Crimson are a Top 25 basketball team for the first time in school history.
Harvard Freshman forward Jonah Travis has been named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week after helping the Crimson improve to 8-0 with a pair of victories last week.
Months after winning the first Ivy League title in school history, Harvard is a champion once again.
Harvard beat Yale 45-7. But the 128th edition of a long rivalry was marred Saturday by a fatal tailgating accident about two hours before the game.
Harvard remained atop the Ivy League after beating up on Penn.
Colton Chapple hit Alex Sarkisian with a 4-yard touchdown pass for Harvard with 3 seconds left in the first half and the Crimson went on to a 31-3 victory over Lafayette on Saturday.
Colton Chapple threw two touchdown passes and Harvard forced five turnovers in a 24-7 victory over Brown on Friday night.
Head basketball coach Tommy Amaker has decided to stay at Harvard.