NCAABB, Harvard Crimson

Harvard edges Pennsylvania 67-66

3/5/10 in NCAABB

PHILADELPHIA -- Kyle Casey made two free throws with 12 seconds left to lift Harvard to a 67-66 victory over Penn on Friday night.

Jeremy Lin scored 19 points and the Crimson (21-6, 10-3 Ivy League) held Penn scoreless for the final 2:05 to win for the seventh time in eight games. Harvard swept the season series from the Quakers (5-21, 4-8), who have lost six of their past seven games.

Penn held a 66-62 lead when Harvard's Brandyn Curry hit a 3-pointer to cut the deficit to 66-65 with 1:52 remaining.

The Quakers missed a shot and had three turnovers and Harvard missed a shot and had a turnover before Casey was fouled.

Penn's Mike Howlett missed a jumper with 1 second left.

Christian Webster scored 11 points and Curry added 10 and nine assists for Harvard.

Rob Belcore, who hit five 3-pointers, scored 17 points, Zack Rosen had 15 and Dan Monckton added 14 for Penn.

Copyright 2010 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

Notify me by email about comments that follow mine. Preview