Harvard crushes Utah 75-47 in Battle 4 Atlantis
PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) Keith Wright and Corbin Miller scored 13 points apiece Thursday night to lead Harvard to a 75-47 victory over Utah in the first round of the Battle 4 Atlantis.
Kyle Casey added 11 for the Crimson (4-0), which will play Florida State in the semifinals Friday. Wright also blocked three shots.
Josh Watkins and Blake Wilkinson scored 12 each and Chris Hines 11 for the Utes (1-3), who dropped their third game in a row and will face Massachusetts.
Harvard broke out to early leads of 5-0 and 15-2. It took Utah 14:31 to break into double figures. The Crimson used two 10-0 runs in the first half and led 49-24 at the break.
The gap reached 33 points when Laurent Rivard sank consecutive 3-pointers in the final minutes.
The Crimson outrebounded Utah 38-32, committed eight turnovers while forcing 16 and limited the Utes to 36.7 percent shooting.
Updated November 25, 2011