George Washington snaps 3-game skid with win over Harvard

November 29, 2016

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.

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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.


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