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Harvard scores late, tops Gophers in OT for Mariucci Classic title

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Harvard scored late in the third period to force overtime and went on to beat the Gophers 4-3 to claim the title in the 25th annual Mariucci Classic on Saturday night.

Steve Johnson's first career goal put the Gophers up 3-2 with 5:31 to play in the game, but Harvard tied the game with its goalie pulled with just 34 seconds left in the third.

Kyle Criscuolo had both the game-tying and game-winning goals for the Crimson.

Harvard defeated Ferris State 7-3 on Friday while the Gophers topped Connecticut 3-2 on Friday.

Other scores Saturday:

#5 St. Cloud State 7, Arizona State 0

#2 North Dakota 4, Alabama-Huntsville 1

Minnesota-Duluth 4, U.S. Under-18 Team 3

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