Harvard win, 52-50
Harvard win, 53-51
Harvard win, 60-46
Harvard win, 61-40
Harvard win, 76-74 (OT)
Harvard and North Carolina fight for a spot in the third round of the NCAA tournament Thursday at Veterans Memorial Arena in Jacksonville, Fla.
Despite Harvard's poor shooting in the first half, the Crimson stayed in the game, thanks to Saunders' 15 first-half points.
Harvard junior point guard Siyani Chambers had a key four-point play late in the second half that gave the Crimson its first—and only—lead of the game. Chambers finished with 13 points on 5-for-13 shooting from the field.
Despite Crimson senior wing Wesley Saunders's 26 points on 8-for-14 shooting, Harvard fell to North Carolina, 67-65.
Junior guard Siyani Chambers had a key four-point play with just under 80 seconds remaining in the contest that put the Crimson up two—it's first lead of the game.
Senior forward Steve Moundou-Missi gazes into space after the Crimson's single-possession defeat at the hands of North Carolina.
Co-captain Steve Moundou-Missi had six points and five rebounds in 38 minutes of play in the loss.