HARV
18-14
60
TF 0
FINAL
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4th
ESP2
Wed Mar. 14
7:00pm
BONUS
67
TF 0
ML: +650
MARQET -12.0, O/U 146.5
ML: -1000
HARV
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Howard, Marquette hold for 67-60 win over Harvard in NIT

MILWAUKEE (AP) Markus Howard scored 22 points, and Marquette held on to beat Harvard 67-60 on Wednesday night in the first round of the NIT despite three turnovers in the final minute.

The Golden Eagles held a seemingly comfortable nine-point lead with 1:20 left when the Crimson's pressure defense created three steals.

But Harvard managed just two points off the mistakes after Justin Bassey missed two foul shots and threw the ball away after the final steal with 21 seconds left.

Marquette went 4 of 4 from the line the rest of the way.

Andrew Rowsey added 15 points but shot 4 of 13 from the field. Reserve forward Jamal Cain added 11 points and six rebounds for the Golden Eagles (20-13), who moved on to play Oregon on Sunday in the next round.

Leading by 18 at one point in the third quarter, Marquette had a big enough cushion to withstand the Crimson's hot-shooting fourth quarter.

Bassey scored 16 of his 19 points in the second half. He also had 12 rebounds, five assists and four steals and Rio Haskett added eight points, including two 3s in the fourth.

Harvard (18-14) shot 5 of 10 from 3-point range in the final period.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
Team Stats
Points 0 0
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%)
Total Rebounds 0 0
Offensive 0 0
Defensive 0 0
Team 0 0
Assists 0 0
Steals 0 0
Blocks 0 0
Turnovers 0 0
Fouls 0 0
Technicals 0 0
12OT2OTT
away team logo 7 Harvard 18-14 912132660
home team logo 2 Marquette 20-13 1413192167
Team Stats
away team logo 7 Harvard 18-14 71.7 PPG 38.6 RPG 11.9 APG
home team logo 2 Marquette 20-13 77.3 PPG 41 RPG 13.4 APG
Key Players
11
B. Aiken 22.2 PPG 2.9 RPG 2.6 APG 43.4 FG%
0
M. Howard 25.0 PPG 4.0 RPG 3.9 APG 42.0 FG%
Top Scorers
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PTS REB AST
0 FG% 0
0 3PT FG% 0
0 FT% 0
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