Casey leads Harvard past Santa Clara, 74-66
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP)—Freshman Kyle Casey scored a season-high 27 points and Harvard continued to build on its best season in school history, beating Santa Clara 74-66 on Monday night.
Christian Webster added 15 points for the Crimson (11-3), winners of four in a row and five of six overall.
Marc Trasolini scored 22 points to lead the Broncos (7-8), who lost their fourth in their last five games. Robert Smith had 14 points and Raymond Cowels scored 11 for Santa Clara.
Dee Giger, who had 10 points, hit a 3-pointer with nine minutes remaining to extend Harvard’s lead to 53-42.
Santa Clara drew within 67-60 entering the final two minutes but the Crimson pulled away.
Harvard led 32-26 at halftime.