Penn vs. Harvard: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Penn vs. Harvard: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Penn 54
(5-18, 1-12 away)
Harvard 73
(14-7, 10-1 home)
Venue: Lavietes Pavilion
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 15, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Penn 27 27 54
Harvard 37 36 73
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Penn D Nelson-Henry 14 C Gunter 9 M Cartwright 4
Harvard W Saunders 23 K Smith 9 W Saunders 5

Harvard squared off with Pennsylvania on Friday, Feb. 15 and easily defeated the Quakers 73-54 in Ivy action. Kenyatta Smith picked up a double-double for the Crimson including a career-high 20 points and 10 blocks. Wesley Saunders had a game-high 23 points and added five assists (4 Reb 3 Stl). For the Quakers, Miles Cartwright finished with eight points. Harvard (14-7, 6-1 Ivy) hosts Princeton (11-8, 4-1 Ivy) on Saturday, Feb. 16.

Harvard Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 4:55 left to go.
  • Harvard beat the spread by 7.5 points. That makes the 9th time this season the Crimson have beaten the spread.
  • Harvard has won every game this season (8-0) when its field goal percentage has been 52.3 percent or better.
  • The Crimson have won 89 percent of the time this season (8-1) after recording 73 or more total points.
  • Harvard has won every game this season (5-0) when opponents record 22 or fewer field goals made.
  • This season Harvard has won 71 percent of the time (12-5) when Laurent Rivard plays 30 minutes or more and 75 percent of the time (6-2) when Wesley Saunders has five assists or more.
  • The Crimson set a season high for blocks (15).
  • This is the 11th game at home this season--Harvard has a 11.2 average scoring margin against opponents at home.
  • Kenyatta Smith recorded a team season high in blocks with 10.
  • Wesley Saunders accounted for 31.5 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Kenyatta Smith and Steve Moundou-Missi) accounted for 45.7 percent of the rebounds.
  • Wesley Saunders has led the team in scoring in 12 out of 21 games this season.
  • This marks the fifth 20-point game of Wesley Saunders's career.
  • Wesley Saunders has 21 straight double-digit point games.
  • This marks the first 20-point game of Kenyatta Smith's career.
  • Kenyatta Smith recorded a double-double. It was the first of his career.

Pennsylvania Game Notes

  • Cameron Gunter recorded a team season high in offensive rebounds with seven.
  • The top two scorers (Darien Nelson-Henry and Cameron Gunter) accounted for 44.4 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Cameron Gunter and Greg Louis) accounted for 41.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • The bench recorded more rebounds (16) than the starters (11).
  • The bench recorded more points (33) than the starters (21).
  • Darien Nelson-Henry has led the team in scoring three times in 23 games this season.
  • This was the seventh foul out of the season for Henry Brooks.
PENN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Cameron Gunter151090111
AD. Nelson-Henry201441111
BGreg Louis12450000
CM. Cartwright34814003
CP. Lucas-Perry23610000
CCamryn Crocker22313011
CHenry Brooks14230101
C-Tony Hicks24712104
DJamal Lewis21012102
D-Dau Jok15010001
HARV PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+S. Moundou-Missi161171120
A+Kenyatta Smith3120901103
A+Wesley Saunders382345305
AC. Webster37924120
BSiyani Chambers36564203
C+Jonah Travis5211100
CLaurent Rivard30341101
-Alex Nesbitt4000001

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