Providence tops Harvard 76-64 behind Dunn's career night
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Kris Dunn scored a career-high 32 points and Rodney Bullock added 20 - also a career best - as Providence defeated Harvard 76-64 on Saturday night.
Dunn sank 11 of 26 shots and was 9 of 11 from the foul line as the Friars (1-0) held off Harvard. Freshman Corey Johnson led the Crimson (1-1) with 17 points - including five 3-pointers. Harvard was 9 of 20 from 3-point range, the most since making 12 against Penn in 2014.
Providence was 18 of 21 from the foul line, while Harvard was 7 of 13. Dunn also had five assists and grabbed eight steals while the entire Crimson squad made three.
Zena Edosomwan scored 13 points with 16 rebounds for Harvard, his first double-double.
An Edosomwan dunk tied the game at 41-41, but Bullock sparked an 18-5 run for Providence with a layup, and Dunn capped the run with a 3-pointer, as the Friars pulled away.