Crabbe's 27 not enough for Cal against Harvard

Crabbe's 27 not enough for Cal against Harvard
December 29, 2012, 7:30 pm
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Allen Crabbe scored a game-high 27 points, but Harvard scored the final five points of the game. (AP)


BERKELEY -- Laurent Rivard scored 19 points, and Wesley Saunders added 18, leading Harvard to a 67-62 victory Saturday night over California.

Harvard (7-4) won its third straight game and beat Cal (8-4) for the first time after dropping the first two meetings in the series

Allen Crabbe, the Pac-12's leading scorer, scored a game-high 27 points for the Bears, while Justin Cobbs had 15 points and David Kravish 12. Richard Solomon had a career-high five blocked shots.

Harvard went 10-for-27 from long range, while the Bears missed all six of their shots from beyond the arc. The taller Bears outrebounded Harvard, but by a margin of just 34-33.