Rice
Harvard
64 - 85 Final
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Wright helps hot-shooting Harvard beat Rice 85-64

Dec 3, 2009 - 4:56 AM BOSTON(AP) -- Keith Wright scored 16 points and Harvard shot 75 percent from the field in the second half to cruise to an 85-64 victory over Rice on Wednesday night.

The Crimson (6-1), which is off to its best start since going 8-0 in the 1984-85 season, hit 15 of 20 shots in the second half and was 31-for-51 (60.8 percent) for the game. Harvard also made 19 of 22 free throws and dished out 22 assists, seven by Oliver McNally.

With the Owls (4-3) ahead 13-12, Harvard used an 18-7 run to lead 31-19 with 3:45 left and took a 40-26 margin into halftime.

The Crimson led by as many as 25 points in the second half as Rice shot 34.6 percent from the field (9-for-26) to finish at 38.9 percent (21-for-54).

Jeremy Lin added 14 points for Harvard and McNally chipped in 13.

Lawrence Ghoram led Rice with 14 points while Trey Stanton and Emerson Herndon had 13 apiece.








  • NCAA BB
    RICE 64
    HARVARD 85 FINAL

    Dec 2 10:22 PM


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    HARVARD 40 HALFTIME

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