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NCAA's upsetter of the day: Harvard

 

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Harvard head coach Tommy Amaker shouts to his team during a econd-round game aginst New Mexico in the NCAA college basketball tournament in Salt Lake City Thursday. Harvard defeated New Mexico, 68-62.

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Some people may have heard of the school that’s suddenly generating a bit of March Madness buzz.

Harvard.

Yep, Harvard —the school known for producing U.S. presidents, Supreme Court justices and Nobel Prize winners earned its first NCAA tournament victory Thursday night with a 68-62 upset of No. 3 seed New Mexico.

Wesley Saunders scored 18 points and Laurent Rivard made five 3-pointers to give 14th-seeded Harvard (20-9) its first tournament victory in only three measly trips.

“It’s unbelievable,” guard Christian Webster said. “We’re still in disbelief....



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