Harvard vs Brown

Harvard 65, Brown 47

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) - Wesley Saunders scored 19 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Ivy League leader Harvard defeated Brown 65-47 Friday night.

It was the seventh straight victory for the Crimson (16-7, 8-1) over the Bears (9-14, 3-6), including 89-82 in two overtimes on Feb. 2.

Harvard exploited 14 first-half turnovers by Brown to gain control. The Crimson led 26-9 before the Bears rallied in the final 2:51 of the half to trail 29-18 at the break. Siyani Chambers, who finished with 14 points for Harvard, had four first-half steals.

Brown got to within six, 39-33, with 10:29 remaining, but a jumper by Christian Webster, a free throw by Steve Moundou-Missi and a dunk by Saunders gave Harvard an 11-point lead.

Neither team was effective behind the 3-point line. Harvard made 2 of 12 and Brown just 1 of 14.

Cedric Kuakumensah led the Bears with 11 points and Sean McGonagill added 10.

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Scoreboard
Harvard (16-7) «293665
Brown (9-14)182947

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Harvard Crimson
W. Saunders, F377-115-1393219
K. Smith, F143-62-45048
L. Rivard, G380-72-23122
S. Chambers, G374-105-622214
C. Webster, G373-62-21029
S. Moundou-Missi233-73-44149
J. Travis101-11-43013
A. Nesbitt20-00-00000
A. Okolie20-01-20001
Totals 21-4821-372971765
 43.8%56.8% 
Brown Bears
R. Maia, F313-63-88049
T. Halpern, F291-44-46017
C. Kuakumensah, F184-83-560511
S. McGonagill, G335-130-031310
M. Sullivan, G332-70-02044
S. Albrecht271-32-42324
T. Ponticelli160-12-21122
J. Sharkey120-10-03130
J. Schmidt10-00-00000
Totals 16-4314-233462447
 37.2%60.9% 
Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Princeton14-023-747
Harvard10-418-10143
Yale9-518-11128
Penn6-813-15199
Columbia5-911-16262
Brown4-1013-17285
Cornell4-108-21270
Dartmouth4-107-20305
 
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