March 15, 2012
The Harvard game in a nutshell
Vanderbilt outlasted Harvard, 79-70, in Albequerque, sending them to the third round of the NCAA Tournament. Here's our complete breakdown of the game, with stats, quotes and insights from the VandySports.com staff.
Vanderbilt was playing sloppy basketball early, with eight turnovers in the first 15 minutes or so. The game was tied at 20-all at the 4:28 mark, and Harvard's best player, Kyle Casey, went to the bench with his second foul.
From that point, the game changed. After a pair of offensive rebounds, Jeffery Taylor hit a lay-up, and after a Harvard miss, John Jenkins[/db] was fouled in the back-court with VU in the bonus. He hit one of two shots.
Moments later, a 3-pointer by Brad Tinsley, a Tinsley steal and a fast-break lay-up by Jenkins put Vandy up eight. A steal off Jenkins off a sloppy dribble by Corbin Miller gave VU two more easy points.
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