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BYU trips up struggling Harvard, forcing 28 turnovers

BOSTON (AP) -- Dani Wright scored 14 points and Cassie King added
11 to help BYU (No. 22 ESPN/USA Today, No. 23 AP) beat Harvard 66-51 on Wednesday night.

Mallory Gillespie and Haley Hall each scored 10 points for BYU
(4-2), which forced 28 turnovers and held Harvard to 32 percent
shooting (20-for-61).

Niki Finelli paced the Crimson (0-5) with 17 points and Lindsay
Hallion scored 16.

Christina Lackner of Harvard led both teams with 11 rebounds.
The Crimson outrebounded BYU 43-35.

The Cougars outscored Harvard 7-2 in the final 5:32 of the first
half to take a 26-21 lead at the break. Finelli led both teams in
scoring with 10 points. But BYU forced 15 Harvard turnovers,
leading to 13 points.

BYU went on an 18-3 run midway through the second half, behind
six points from Wright, to take a 61-38 lead with 4:21 left.

The Crimson used a pair of 3-pointers as they scored 12
unanswered points in the last 2:42 to cut the lead to 62-51 with 46
seconds remaining.