Scores

Final OT

Harvard 79

(9-1, 2-1 away)

Boston U 68

(6-3, 4-1 home)

1:00 PM ET, December 7, 2013

Case Gym, Boston, Massachusetts

1 2 OT T
HARV 32 34 1379
BU 30 36 268

Top Performers

Harvard: K. Casey 19 Pts, 12 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Boston University: M. Watson Jr. 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 8 Ast, 4 Stl

Harvard edges Boston University 79-68 in overtime

Associated Press

BOSTON -- Wesley Saunders scored 25 points and Harvard overcame a second-half rally from Boston University for a 79-68 overtime win on Saturday.

Harvard (9-1) outscored Boston (6-3) 13-2 in the overtime period, making 11 of 12 free throws.

The Crimson held a 60-50 lead with 5:58 left before the Terriers closed the gap. Two 3-pointers from John Papale in the final minute of regulation helped fuel the Boston comeback. Maurice Watson Jr. tied the game with 8 seconds left on a drive to the basket after Steve Moundou-Missi made 1 of 2 free throws. A final-second 3-pointer from Siyani Chambers was off the mark for Harvard.

Saunders had seven points in overtime while Boston went 1 of 7 from the field.

Kyle Casey had 19 points and 12 rebounds for Harvard and Chambers added 16 points.

Dom Morris scored 15 points for the Terriers and Watson had 14.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HARV
BU
Points 79 68
FG Made-Attempted 26-62 (.419) 25-63 (.397)
3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 6-24 (.250)
FT Made-Attempted 21-27 (.778) 12-20 (.600)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 23 (0/0)

2013-14 Season

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