BOSTON -- Kyle Casey scored 17 points and collected three rebounds as Harvard beat Northeastern 72-64 on Wednesday night.
Wesley Saunders had 17 points with three rebounds and a pair of assists and Evan Cummins came off the bench to score 10 points with six rebounds. Siyani Chambers chipped in with eight points, four rebounds and a team-high eight assists. Harvard hit 56.5 from the field overall and downed 63 percent from the line.
The Crimson (8-1) led 34-29 at the break and maintained a single-digit edge over Northeastern through most of the second period. With 9:45 left to play, Chambers sank a 3-point jumper to widen the Harvard lead to 10.
Marco Banegas-Flores brought Northeastern to within eight with a layup as the final seconds ticked off.
Reggie Spencer led the Huskies (2-6) with 16 points, six rebounds and a steal.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.