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.
Forward Kennedy Meeks, who has averaged 9.4 points and 6.5 rebounds at North Carolina, has pulled out of the NBA draft and will return to the Tar Heels.
Cal big man Ivan Rabb could have been selected in the top 10 of the NBA draft. Instead, he's returning to Berkeley to make himself, and the Golden Bears, stronger.
Devin Williams' decision last month to sign with an agent and enter the NBA draft has left West Virginia in a tough spot.