YALE 70, Harvard 68 (OT)
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ Jim Kawahito scored 14 points and hit a short jump shot in the lane with 11.9 seconds left in overtime to lead Yale to a 70-68 victory over Harvard in an Ivy League game Friday.
The Elis (9-14, 5-6) trailed 68-67 when Kawahito hit his basket. Harvard’s Mike Gilmore then missed a driving layup with five seconds left. Boe Lintz grabbed the rebound, was fouled and made one free throw with 4.3 seconds left to seal the victory.
The score was tied 56-56 at the end of regulation.
Daniel Okonkwo added 12 points and 12 rebounds for Yale and Bernie Colson scored 11. For Harvard (4-19, 2-9) Chris Grancio scored a career-high 14 points. Kyle Snowden added 14 points and a career-high 15 rebounds.