Scores

Final

Harvard 66

(12-16, 5-9 Ivy)

Columbia 76

(16-12, 7-7 Ivy)

7:00 PM ET, March 3, 2007

Francis S. Levien Gymnasium, New York, New York

1 2 T
HARV 26 4066
CLMB 37 3976

Top Performers

Harvard: J. Goffredo 24 Pts, 4 Reb, 2 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

Columbia: B. Nwachukwu 18 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 2 Blk

Columbia 76, Harvard 66)

Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) -- Ben Nwachukwu scored 18 points and John Baumann added 15 Saturday night as Columbia defeated Harvard 76-66 and finished the season with its most victories in 14 years.

Columbia (16-12, 7-7 Ivy League) last won 16 games in 1993. The Lions haven't won 17 games since 1979.

Nwachukwu scored 12 points in the first half. The Lions led by as many as 13 points and 37-26 at intermission.

Harvard (12-16, 5-9) pulled to within 48-43 with 13:35 to play but Patrick Foley hit two free throws and Nwachukwu scored on a putback to give Columbia a nine-point edge with 13:05 remaining.

Jim Goffredo led the Crimson with a game-high 24 points, Brad Unger had 12 and Jeremy Lin 10. Niko Scott scored 12 for the Lions who made 14 of 21 field goal attempts in second half.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
HARV
CLMB
Points 66 76
FG Made-Attempted 27-59 (.458) 29-53 (.547)
3P Made-Attempted 7-24 (.292) 7-19 (.368)
FT Made-Attempted 5-7 (.714) 11-13 (.846)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 14 (0/0) 12 (0/0)
Largest Lead 4 13

2006-07 Season

DATEGAMELINKS
Feb 2, 2007 CLMB 90, @HARV 70Recap
» Mar 3, 2007 @CLMB 76, HARV 66Recap