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

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Harvard vs. Arizona: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Harvard 51
(20-10, 6-8 away)
(21) Arizona 74
(27-7, 14-2 home)
Venue: EnergySolutions Arena
6:10PM ET / 3:10PM PT, March 23, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Harvard 22 29 51
Arizona 40 34 74
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Harvard K Smith 10 J Travis 6 W Saunders 5
Arizona M Lyons 27 S Hill 10 N Johnson 4

On a day when they shot just 27.6 percent, No. 14-seeded Harvard was smoked by No. 6-seeded Arizona 74-51 in the third round of the NCAA Tournament. Steve Moundou-Missi got nine points and five rebounds in the Crimson loss. Kenyatta Smith had 10 points and added five rebounds. For the Wildcats, Mark Lyons finished with a season-high 27 points on 70.6 percent shooting. Harvard closes out the season with a 20-10 record. In the regular season, they finished first in the Ivy League with an 11-3 record in conference play. Harvard outplayed No. 3-seeded New Mexico 68-62 in the second round.

Harvard Game Notes

  • This game was statistically over in the 2nd half with 3:35 left to go.
  • Prior to this game, Harvard played nine Top 25 opponents in the last five seasons with a record of 3-6.
  • Harvard has lost 100 percent of the time this season (0-3) after recording 51 or fewer total points.
  • When the opposition records 39 or more rebounds this season, Harvard has lost 100 percent of the time (0-3).
  • When the opposition records nine or more three-pointers this season, Harvard has lost 75 percent of the time (1-3).
  • Harvard set season lows for field goals made (16) and field goal percentage (27.6).
  • Harvard has recorded fewer rebounds than their opponents for the past four games.
  • Jonah Travis has led the team in rebounding in five out of 30 games this season.

Arizona Game Notes

  • Mark Lyons recorded a team season high in points with 27 and field goals made with 12.
  • Mark Lyons accounted for 36.4 percent of the team's points.
  • The top two rebounders (Solomon Hill and Brandon Ashley) accounted for 46.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Mark Lyons has led the team in scoring 16 times in 34 games this season.
  • Solomon Hill has led the team in rebounding eight times in 34 games this season.
  • Solomon Hill recorded the 17th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Solomon Hill recorded a double-double. It was his second this season and 14th of his career.
  • Nick Johnson set a career high with a 100 percent three-point percentage.
  • This marks the 19th 20-point game of Mark Lyons's career.
  • Mark Lyons has four straight double-digit point games.
  • Mark Lyons set career highs with 27 points and 12 field goals made.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Brandon Ashley.
  • This was the second foul out of the season for Kevin Parrom.
HARV PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+S. Moundou-Missi20951200
BKenyatta Smith231050310
BJonah Travis14560001
BWesley Saunders37855003
CC. Webster27851002
CSiyani Chambers36633002
C-Laurent Rivard35301200
-Alex Nesbitt4001000
Arizona PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Mark Lyons332713102
ASolomon Hill3613101011
B+Brandon Ashley16680002
B+Nick Johnson34764303
BJordin Mayes19813001
BK. Tarczewski31781001
C+Kevin Parrom14421001
CAngelo Chol8220011
-Gabe York4000000

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