CAMBRIDGE, Mass. – Agunwa Okolie of the men’s basketball team has been named the COOP Athlete of the Week for Dec. 30.
Akolie scored a career-high 17 points on Saturday at Fordham as the Crimson picked up its seventh straight win, 94-86. The sophomore finished the day shooting 6-of-7 from the floor, 4-of-6 from the line, and also came away with six rebounds and one block. Okolie scored 13 of his points after the intermission, including seven in the final five minutes as Harvard held off a late rally by the Rams.
Harvard has improved to 11-1 on the year, marking the third time in program history the team has begun with an 11-1 record or better. The Crimson returns to the court Wednesday, Jan. 1 as it hosts Boston College at 4 p.m. live on the Ivy League Digital Network.
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