George Washington snaps 3-game skid with win over Harvard
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Tyler Cavanaugh had 20 points and seven rebounds, Jaren Sina scored 19 points, and George Washington beat Harvard 77-74 on Tuesday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
George Washington held a 37-33 lead at halftime and had the first three baskets of the second half for an 11-point lead. Harvard only had four points in the first seven-plus minutes of the second half and trailed 50-37.
Harvard cut it to eight points, but Jordan Roland hit a 3-pointer from the corner and converted the 4-point play to push the lead back to 12 with 9:30 left. The Crimson tied it at 60-all with 5:11 left after a 10-2 run but GW scored the next eight points to seal it.
Arnaldo Toro added eight points and 10 rebounds for George Washington (4-3). Starter Yuta Watanabe, who is averaging 13.4 points, did not play in a second straight game because of a calf injury.
Seth Towns and Bryce Aiken each scored 17 points for Harvard (1-4). Corey Johnson added 12 points on 4-of-6 shooting from 3-point range.