Posted December 10, 2011 on AP on Fox
Kyle Casey had 20 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 25 Harvard past Boston University 76-52 on Saturday and give the Crimson hope of holding onto their first-ever ranking in The Associated Press Top 25. Two days after losing by 14 points to No. 9 - and defending NCAA champion - Connecticut, Harvard scored 16 straight points near the end of the first half to turn a two-point game into a blowout. The Crimson (9-1) led by as many as 29 points in the second half. Reserve Laurent Rivard scored 18 points, making 6 of 7 from 3-point range, for Harvard. Darryl Partin, who entered the game averaging 23.9 points, scored 12 for BU (4-6). Patrick Hazel had 10 points and eight rebounds for the Terriers, who had won four of five. The game was close for the first 12 minutes, with BU leading 18-17 with 7:45 to play in the first half. But Harvard scored 16 in a row before Hazel made a buzzer-beating putback at the end of the half, drawing a foul. After the referees reviewed the play, the baske...
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