CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Wesley Saunders scored 24 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Harvard took down Princeton 82-76 on Friday to remain unbeaten in Ivy League play.
Harvard (16-3, 3-0) led by a point at halftime, and slowly built its lead in the second half. An 8-2 run that included two Kyle Casey dunks gave the Crimson a 63-48 lead with 9:51 left in the second half.Princeton (12-4, 0-2) cut the lead to 75-71 with 59 seconds left on a T.J. Bray 3-pointer, but Harvard went 7 for 8 from the line in the final minute to hold off the Tigers.Laurent Rivard scored 18 points for the Crimson and Casey added 11.Bray led the Tigers with 26 points and Hans Brase added 20. Spencer Weisz had 11.Harvard extended its home win streak to 18 games, and has won 12 of its last 14 contests.