STORRS, Conn. (AP) — DeAndre Daniels scored a career-high 23 points and Connecticut beat Harvard 57-49 on Friday.
Ryan Boatright added 16 points for the Huskies (7-2) who were coming off a four-point loss to No. 25 North Carolina State earlier in the week.
Wesley Saunders had 14 points and Steve Moundou-Missi added 10 for Harvard (4-4).
Harvard trailed by three at halftime and was down just 33-32 after a layup by Saunders early in the second half.
But the Huskies went on a 13-2 run over the next 712 minutes and stretched that lead to 12. An alley-oop from Shabazz Napier to Niels Giffey made it 46-34 and brought the crowd to their feet, and UConn was able to keep Harvard at arm’s length the rest of the way.