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Harvard rides second-half surge past Colorado

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Christian Webster scored 20 points and Keith Wright added 19 and nine rebounds to lead Harvard over Colorado 82-66 on Sunday.

The Crimson (4-1) used sharp shooting from the field (25 for 49, 51 percent) and free-throw line (22 for 26, 84.6 percent) to roll past Colorado.

Cory Higgins scored 21 points and Alec Burks added 20 for the Buffaloes (2-3) in the loss.

Harvard led 37-28 at halftime, but really turned it on in the second half. The Crimson shot 15 for 25 from the floor (60 percent), including 6 of 11 from 3-point range (54.5 percent) after halftime.

Colorado struggled from the floor, shooting 19 of 49 (38.8 percent) as a team.

Oliver McNally scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half for Harvard as the Crimson extended their lead to 81-60 with 1:39 left to play. McNally shot 4 of 5 from the field and 6 for 6 from the free-throw line for the game.

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