7:00 PM ET, March 5, 2011
Lavietes Pavilion, Boston, MA
Kyle Casey helps Harvard beat Princeton to clinch at least a share of first Ivy title
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- For centuries, Harvard has boasted of U.S. presidents and Supreme Court justices and too many Nobel Laureates to count. Walking through Harvard Yard, basketball coach Tommy Amaker would be awestruck -- but never overcome -- by the weight of the school's history."I'm not sure you can go on this campus and find something that's never been done before," Amaker said Saturday night after the Crimson beat Princeton 79-67 to clinch at least a share of Harvard's first-ever Ivy League title. "I'm thrilled for our school to finally say that we're champions."
• Harvard won a share of the Ivy League title for the first time ever, but the Crimson have not yet secured the Ivy League's automatic berth.
• Harvard can win the title outright with a Princeton loss to Penn on Tuesday. Should Princeton beat Penn, it would force a one-game playoff with Harvard for the conference's bid.
• Harvard finished the regular season 14-0 at home, led by a season-high 24 points from Kyle Casey.
• Harvard shot 60 percent from the field.
-- ESPN Stats & Information
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||26-59 (.441)||24-40 (.600)|
|3P Made-Attempted||6-17 (.353)||4-8 (.500)|
|FT Made-Attempted||9-12 (.750)||27-30 (.900)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||23 (0/0)||16 (0/0)|