Reigning Ivy League scoring champion Wesley Saunders drilled 20 points to lead four Harvard players in double figures as the Crimson moved past Green Bay 76-64 in Friday's semifinals of the Great Alaska Shootout.
The game was tied, 34-34 at halftime, but Harvard was able to overcome 39 percent shooting by winning the battle of the boards against the Phoenix, 40-28.
In the other semifinal, TCU downed Tulsa, 72-65 behind 17 points from Amric Fields. The Horned Frogs, who barely survived a close quarterfinal game versus UAA, also received 15 points from Brandon Parrish. The Golden Hurricane missed 11 of their first 12 shots from three point range.
Saturday's Great Alaska Shootout Schedule
7th & 8th place: UAA vs. Denver, 12:00
4th & 6th place Pepperdine vs. Indiana State, 2:00
3rd & 5th place: Tulsa vs. Green Bay, 6:00
Championship: Harvard vs. TCU, 8:30