SCOUTING NEW HAMPSHIRE: New Hampshire enters the win column with a 64-59 win over Quinnipiac University on Sunday as senior co-captain Blagoj Janev (Sydney, Australia/Australia Institute of Sport) posted a game-high 23 points to go along with five rebounds as he became the 24th Wildcat in UNH men’s basketball history to reach 1,000 career points...With the victory on Sunday, head coach Bill Herrion notched his 250th career win as a head coach... UNH shot 37.8% for the game as junior forward Mike Christensen (Reston, Va./Flint Hill) registered 16 points and a team-high eight rebounds, while senior co-captain Jermaine Anderson (Beverly, Mass./Phillips Exeter) scored eight points and delivered four rebounds, three assists and two blocked shots... UNH avenged last season’s heartbreaking 64-62 loss to the Bobcats with the victory...As a team, the Wildcats posted a season-high 35 rebounds and shot 21-of-28 from the charity stripe (75%). The Wildcats open the month of December with a road game against Long Island University on Saturday (Dec. 2) at 4:00 p.m.

SCOUTING HARVARD:  Harvard jumped all over Lehigh in a first half that saw the Crimson lead by as much as 22 points on Saturday as the Crimson topped Lehigh, 83-75, in non-conference action at Lavietes Pavilion. Harvard’s Brian Cusworth leads all scorers with 80 points in five games, averaging 16.0 per game. The 7’0” senior center also leads the team in rebounds (40) and in blocks (10). Crimson guards Jim Goffredo and Drew Housman also provide an offensive spark as  the duo averages 14.4 and 12.0 points per game respectively. As a team, Harvard is shooting 111-of-253 from the field (.439%) and 27-of-71 from beyond the arc (.380%).

SERIES BREAKDOWN: Harvard leads the all-time series 18-14. In last season’s contest, the Crimson defeated the Wildcats by a score of 71-50. Junior forward Mike Christensen and sophomore guard Tyrece Gibbs combined for 23 points for the Wildcats, but Harvard cleaned up the boards, holding a 42-27 advantage on the glass. UNH’s last victory over the Crimson came during the 2004-05 season. UNH pulled out a thrilling 67-60 overtime win as they outscored Harvard, 14-7, in the extra stanza.
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