Harvard 77, Columbia 57

Oliver McNally scored 23 points, hitting five 3-pointers, to

lead Harvard to a 77-57 rout over Columbia on Saturday night.

Jeremy Lin had 11 points, six rebounds and five assists on four

turnovers for the Crimson (18-6, 7-3 Ivy League), who have won four

of their last five. Kyle Casey and Dee Giger each finished with 10


Harvard hardly struggled against the Lions (9-15, 3-7), taking a

29-17 lead with 6:58 left in the first half on a layup by McNally,

who went 8-for-10 from the floor.

The Crimson went into halftime with a 19-point lead and later

took a 70-46 advantage – their largest of the game – on a

three-point play by Lin with 6:51 to play.

Noruwa Agho led Columbia with 18 points on 5 of 13 shooting,

while Niko Scott added 10 points.

Harvard shot 50 percent from the floor (25-for-50) compared to

the Lions, who shot 38.9 percent (21-for-54).