Recap: Harvard vs. Green Bay
Anchorage, AK (SportsNetwork.com) - Wesley Saunders scored 20 points as the Harvard Crimson took down the Green Bay Phoenix, 76-64, in the semifinals of the Great Alaska Shootout at Sullivan Arena.
Laurent Rivard added 17 points, Siyani Chambers tacked on 12 points and five assists and Steve Moundou-Missi nearly recorded a double-double (10 points, nine rebounds) for Harvard (6-1). The Crimson will take on TCU in the tournament's title game on Saturday.
Keifer Sykes scored a game-high 26 points for Green Bay (3-2). Alec Brown and Carrington Love each chipped in 12 points.
Even though Green Bay outshot Harvard from the floor, 50 percent to 40 percent, in the first half, the teams were tied, 34-34 at halftime. The Crimson were able to make up the difference by outscoring the Phoenix, 8-0 from the free-throw line.
After the break the Crimson shot 39.4 percent from the field, but they had 10 more field goal attempts than the Phoenix and also notched 13-of-14 shots from the free-throw line to secure the victory.
Harvard doubled up Green Bay in points off turnovers (24-12).Game Notes