Lin scores 30 to lead Harvard past HC, 69-59

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BOSTON (AP)—Jeremy Lin scored 19 of his 30 points in the second half as Harvard defeated Holy Cross on Tuesday, 69-59.

With Harvard up 53-52 with five minutes to play, Lin scored seven straight points to put the game away.

Lin sported a bandage over his right eye for most of the game after getting scratched in the opening minutes, but still managed to hit 9-of-15 from the field, including 4-of-5 from 3-point range. He added nine rebounds, four steals and three assists.

Keith Wright had 12 rebounds for Harvard (2-1).

Greg McCarthy led Holy Cross with 18 points, eight rebounds and four steals. Eric Meister and R.J. Evans each added 10 points for Holy Cross (2-3)

Harvard shot just 33 percent from the field but made 32 of 39 free throw attempts.

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Greg McCarthy Greg McCarthy
8-13,  18 Pts
8 Rebs, 1 Assists
Jeremy Lin Jeremy Lin
9-15,  30 Pts
9 Rebs, 3 Assists

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