CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Kyle Casey scored 14 points to lead a balanced offense as Harvard defeated Howard 76-44 on Friday night.
Harvard (3-0) jumped to a 9-2 lead. Howard (2-2) closed the gap but the Crimson continued to lead throughout the first half and took a 37-19 lead to halftime.
Harvard continued to cruise in the second half, and held Howard in check defensively. The Crimson built a 45-23 lead early in the second half and the Bison were unable to lessen the deficit. Howard was 0-of-10 from 3-point range and committed 19 turnovers.
Harvard has now won 13 straight games at Lavietes Pavilion.
Mike Krzyzewski says he has good reason to be excited for next season thanks to a combination of Duke's incoming freshmen and a core of experienced upperclassmen.
Georgia guard Juwan Parker has been awarded a medical redshirt, leaving him with two years of eligibility, after missing the 2015-16 season with a partially torn Achilles tendon.
Forward Trevon Bluiett has withdrawn from consideration from the NBA draft and will return to Xavier for his junior season.
|South Carolina State||12-4||1||19-15|
|North Carolina Central||7-9||6||13-19|
|North Carolina A&T||7-9||6||10-22|