HARV Harvard Crimson 71
Harvard Crimson Harvard Overall (6-5)
ATS (4-3-1)
O/U (6-2)
December 29 2018
MER Mercer Bears 67
Mercer Bears Mercer Overall (5-8)
ATS (5-5)
O/U (5-4-1)
Final
Money Line Total: 134½ Spread ATS
12
661 Harvard Crimson -240 Under -110 (-5.5) -110 OVER: 138
4130
662 Mercer Bears +200 Over -110 (+5.5) -110 Cover: 1.5
2839
Final
Money Line Total: 134½ Spread ATS
661 HARV -240 Under: -110 (-5.5) -110 OVER: 138
662 MER +200 Over: -110 (+5.5) -110 Cover: 1.5
Line Movement
Money Line
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Money Line
12/29/2018
9:18 AM
HARV
-240
MER
+200
12/29/2018
8:30 AM
HARV
-240
MER
+200
Spread
Green = RECENT CHANGE Yellow = PREVIOUS LINE CHANGE
Spread
12/29/2018
9:18 AM
HARV(-5.5)
-110
MER
-110
12/29/2018
8:30 AM
HARV(-5.5)
-110
MER
-110
12/28/2018
8:30 PM
HARV(-5.5)
-110
MER
-110
Total
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Total
12/29/2018
9:18 AM
134½
-110
134½
-110
Recap

ATLANTA (AP) — Noah Kirkwood came off the bench to score 19 points as Harvard built a big lead in the first half and then held off Mercer in the final minutes for a 71-67 win on Saturday afternoon.

Harvard (6-5) led 41-28 at the break, pushed that to 48-33 before Ross Cummings drained two straight from long range to close to 48-39 with 12:30 left. The Crimson pushed their advantage to 67-56 before Mercer's Fardaws Aimaq scored six unanswered points to cut the margin to 67-62 with 28 seconds left.

Spencer Freedman made two free throws to go up 69-62 but Djordjie Dimitrijevic drained a 3 to trail 69-65 with 21 seconds left. Christian Juzang made two free throws in the final seconds to seal the win.

Kirkwood, a freshman from Ottawa, Ontario, drained three treys to total 17 points in the first half as Harvard was 12 of 28 from beyond the arc. Mercer (5-8) made 6 of 14 from deep. Chris Lewis added 13 points for Harvard.

Cummings scored 21 points for Mercer.

Matchup
Crimson Overall
W/L 6-5
ATS 4-3-1
Pts For 70.5
Pts Against 68.3
Total 6-2
Crimson Away
W/L 3-4
ATS 4-2
Pts For 68.4
Pts Against 68.7
Total 4-2
Last 10 Games
Date Opponent Result ATS O/U
12-29
12:30 PM
at Mercer W 71-67 L (-5.5) O (134.5)
12-22
1:00 PM
George Washington W 75-61 T (-14) O (135)
12-8
6:00 PM
at Vermont L 71-65
12-1
2:00 PM
at Siena L 67-64 L (-6) U (136)
11-28
6:00 PM
Holy Cross W 73-62
11-24
8:00 PM
at Saint Mary's W 74-68 W (9) O (135)
11-21
9:00 PM
at San Francisco L 61-57 W (7.5) U (135.5)
11-16
6:00 PM
at Rhode Island L 76-74 W (4.5) O (137.5)
11-13
6:00 PM
at Massachusetts W 74-71 W (3) O (143.5)
11-9
6:00 PM
Northeastern L 81-71 L (-3) O (139)
Avg. Points For 69.8
Avg. Points Against 68.5
ATS 4-3-1
Over/Under 6-2
Bears Overall
W/L 5-8
ATS 5-5
Pts For 74.4
Pts Against 68.1
Total 5-4-1
Bears Home
W/L 5-2
ATS 2-2
Pts For 81.4
Pts Against 64.6
Total 3-1
Last 10 Games
Date Opponent Result ATS O/U
12-29
12:30 PM
Harvard L 71-67 W (5.5) O (134.5)
12-21
6:00 PM
UNCW W 77-73 L (-8) O (147.5)
12-18
7:00 PM
at Florida L 71-63 W (16) O (132.5)
12-8
3:00 PM
Georgia Southern L 89-74 L (-1.5) O (154)
12-5
6:00 PM
at Florida Atlantic L 68-64 L (2) U (142)
12-1
12:00 PM
at Citadel L 79-69 L (-1.5) U (163)
11-27
6:00 PM
BPC W 90-65
11-24
4:30 PM
at North Carolina State L 78-74 W (19.5) O (150)
11-20
6:00 PM
UMES W 80-42
11-16
6:00 PM
Tennessee-Martin W 77-60 W (-6) U (140.5)
Avg. Points For 73.5
Avg. Points Against 69.6
ATS 4-4
Over/Under 5-3
Scoring
Harvard
NameMinFG3 PTFTOff RebRebAstStlBlkTOFouls+/-PTS
Noah Kirkwood (G) 27:008-12 66.7%3-6 50%0-0 0%2411051019
Chris Lewis (F) 31:003-3 100%0-0 0%7-8 87.5%0120223013
Danilo Djuricic (F) 25:004-9 44.4%3-6 50%0-1 0%1521013011
Christian Juzang (G) 33:002-4 50%2-4 50%2-3 66.7%036205408
Corey Johnson (G) 15:002-3 66.7%2-3 66.7%0-0 0%121000206
Justin Bassey (G) 33:001-7 14.3%1-5 20%2-6 33.3%371101105
Spencer Freedman (G) 7:001-3 33.3%1-2 50%2-2 100%001001105
Mason Forbes (F) 10:001-1 100%0-0 0%0-1 0%021000202
Robert Baker (F) 6:001-1 100%0-0 0%0-0 0%040010302
Henry Welsh (F) 7:000-2 0%0-0 0%0-0 0%010000100
Rio Haskett (G) 5:000-2 0%0-2 0%0-0 0%010001100
Mercer
NameMinFG3 PTFTOff RebRebAstStlBlkTOFouls+/-PTS
Ross Cummings (G) 37:006-12 50%3-5 60%6-9 66.7%1320030021
Djordje Dimitrijevic (G) 24:005-5 100%1-1 100%5-7 71.4%0130013016
Fardaws Aimaq (F) 17:003-4 75%1-1 100%4-6 66.7%2600134011
Jaylen Stowe (G) 27:003-6 50%1-2 50%0-2 0%151102207
Marcus Cohen (G) 18:002-6 33.3%0-0 0%0-0 0%132212204
Ethan Stair (G) 34:001-7 14.3%0-3 0%0-0 0%032310302
Cory Kilby (F) 23:001-3 33.3%0-1 0%0-0 0%010100102
Victor Baffuto (C) 5:001-1 100%0-0 0%0-0 0%120001202
Daniel Love (G) 3:001-1 100%0-0 0%0-0 0%000000002
Luke Hamilton (F) 8:000-2 0%0-1 0%0-0 0%010200000
CJ Williamson (G) 3:000-1 0%0-0 0%0-0 0%000100000
DJ Peavy (G) 2:000-0 0%0-0 0%0-0 0%000001200
1st Half
Money Line
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Money Line
Spread
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Spread
12/29/2018
9:45 AM
HARV(-3)
-110
MER
-110
Total
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Total
12/29/2018
9:45 AM
62½
-110
62½
-110