Colorado 70, Harvard 57

BOULDER, Colo. -- Cory Higgins scored 12 of his 14 points in the second half, helping Colorado rally past Harvard 70-57 on Saturday.

Casey Crawford led the Buffaloes (2-1) with 18 points.

Harvard (1-1) got 18 points from Keith Wright and fell to 0-11 in games against current members of the Big 12 Conference.

Down 40-33, Colorado got a lift when Jermyl Jackson-Wilson soared above the rim to reject a dunk attempt by Wright with just over 16 minutes remaining.

Though Harvard went up by nine moments later on a fastbreak layup by Oliver McNally, Colorado gradually cut into the advantage before putting together a 10-0 run to overtake the Crimson. Higgins' three-pointer culminated the burst that put the Buffaloes up 55-49.

Harvard pulled to 57-53 but Colorado closed the game with an 13-2 burst punctuated by Jackson-Wilson's dunk in the final seconds for the victory.