UMass holds on to beat Harvard on Clark's free throws
AMHERST, Mass. (AP) Donte Clark scored 29 points and hit 3 of 4 free throws in the final 20 seconds to help Massachusetts beat Harvard 70-66 on Saturday.
Trailing 65-59 with a minute to go, Harvard got a 3-pointer from Corey Johnson and two Seth Towns free throws to cut it to 65-64 with 18 seconds left.
The Crimson then fouled Clark, who made 1 of 2 but managed to corral his own miss, forcing Harvard to send him to the line for two more. The junior guard drilled both for a 68-64 lead and Harvard never recovered.
Zach Lewis added 10 points for the Minutemen (4-1), who shot just 40.4 percent from the field and 6 of 25 from long range but stood strong defensively, holding Harvard to just 36.8 percent.
Towns led the Crimson (1-3) with 17 points. Henry Welsh added 12 points and eight boards.
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|Min. Per Game|
|Pts. Per Game|
|Ast. Per Game|
|Reb. Per Game|
|Field Goal %|
|Three Point %|
|Free Throw %|
|Field Goals||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|3-Pointers||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|
|Free Throws||0-0 (0.0%)||0-0 (0.0%)|