CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Keith Wright scored 12 points and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead Harvard (No. 25 ESPN/USA Today) over Florida Atlantic 63-51 on Thursday night.
Wright was 6 of 7 from the field, in leading the Crimson (10-1) to 55.3 percent shooting (21 of 38).Harvard trailed 45-43 and outscored the Owls 16-2 over the next 7:29. Brandyn Curry's free throws gave the Crimson a 59-47 lead.Curry added 12 points and seven assists for Harvard, which finished with 15. The Owls (4-8) managed just five assists, while turning it over 12 times.The Owls shot just 38.5 percent from the field (20 of 52), and Harvard picked up most of the misses, outrebounding FAU 34-20.Raymond Taylor led the Owls with 14 points and Dennis Mavin added 10 off the bench. FAU was led by coach Tom Sanders, who was an assistant at Harvard from 1973-77.