In the second upset result of the day (UConn fell to UCF earlier) in the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas, Harvard defeated No. 20 Florida State 46-41. The halftime score in the game was 14-14. The offenses did not pick up much in the second half.
Harvard started off the game on a 7-0 run. Florida State did not score their first points of the game until there was 8:49 left to play in the first half. Harvard's Christian Webster hit a three-pointer at the end of the half to achieve the 14-14 tie. The Crimson controlled the game in the second half but couldn't build a commanding lead. Neither team shot the ball well from the floor. Florida State shot 36.2% while the Crimson only shot 27.3%. Harvard was 17-24 from the free throw line, which made the difference down the stretch.
With the win, the Crimson move to 5-0 on the young season. They will play the UCF Knights in the title game of the Battle 4 Atlantis on Saturday.
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