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Oni scores 18; Yale beats Harvard 73-71 in Ivy semifinal

PHILADELPHIA (AP) Miye Oni scored 18 points and Yale never trailed to beat Harvard 73-71 Saturday in a semifinal of the inaugural Ivy League Tournament.

No. 3 seed Yale (18-10) will play top-seeded Princeton (22-6) in the championship on Sunday.

The Bulldogs had a 13-point lead early in the second half. Harvard used a 26-13 spurt, capped by Bryce Aiken's deep 3-pointer from the top the arc, to tie it at 60.

Oni's emphatic two-handed dunk and free throw gave Yale a five-point lead, and Aiken answered with another deep 3 to pull Harvard to 71-69. On the Crimson's next possession, Aiken drove the lane and opted to pass the ball rather than attempt a layup and turned the ball over. Trey Phills split a pair of free throws and Yale led 72-69 with 21 seconds remaining.

Aiken's next 3-point attempt hit the back of the rim and went out of bounds. After a review, possession was given back to Harvard with 10.6 left. Siyani Chambers tried a cross-court pass from the arc to Aiken, but Jordan Bruner intercepted the ball to seal it for the Bulldogs.

Sam Downey had 13 points and 10 rebounds for Yale. Aiken had a career-high 28 points to lead No. 2 seed Harvard (18-10).

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
+ 2 Zena Edosomwan made layup 1.0
  Offensive rebound by Zena Edosomwan 1.0
  Bryce Aiken missed 3-pt. jump shot 2.0
+ 1 Jordan Bruner made 2nd of 2 free throws 5.0
  Jordan Bruner missed 1st of 2 free throws 5.0
  Personal foul on Seth Towns 5.0
  Bad pass turnover on Siyani Chambers, stolen by Yale 7.0
  Offensive rebound by Harvard 11.0
  Bryce Aiken missed 3-pt. jump shot 13.0
+ 1 Trey Phills made 2nd of 2 free throws 21.0
  Trey Phills missed 1st of 2 free throws 21.0
Team Stats
Points 73 71
Field Goals 28-59 (47.5%) 27-77 (35.1%)
3-Pointers 3-14 (21.4%) 9-36 (25.0%)
Free Throws 14-25 (56.0%) 8-11 (72.7%)
Total Rebounds 43 46
Offensive 7 14
Defensive 30 26
Team 6 6
Assists 12 10
Steals 5 5
Blocks 2 6
Turnovers 8 5
Fouls 10 19
Technicals 0 0
18 PTS, 6 REB, 2 AST
28 PTS, 1 REB, 2 AST
12T
away team logo Yale 18-10 383573
home team logo Harvard 18-10 304171
Team Stats
away team logo Yale 18-10 74.6 PPG 36.4 RPG 16.4 APG
home team logo Harvard 18-10 68.2 PPG 37.4 RPG 12.7 APG
Key Players
24
M. Oni G 15.1 PPG 6.0 RPG 3.6 APG 40.5 FG%
11
B. Aiken G 14.1 PPG 2.1 RPG 2.9 APG 37.5 FG%
Top Scorers
M. Oni G 18 PTS 6 REB 2 AST
B. Aiken G 28 PTS 1 REB 2 AST
47.5 FG% 35.1
21.4 3PT FG% 25.0
56.0 FT% 72.7
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
M. Oni 36 18 6 2 0 0 0 3 7/16 2/5 2/3 1 5
S. Downey 32 13 10 1 2 0 1 0 6/11 0/0 1/4 4 6
A. Dallier 30 9 4 3 0 0 0 2 4/9 1/4 0/1 0 4
T. Phills 26 7 1 1 0 1 2 2 2/2 0/0 3/6 0 1
B. Reynolds 24 3 5 2 1 0 1 0 0/4 0/3 3/4 0 5
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
M. Oni 36 18 6 2 0 0 0 3 7/16 2/5 2/3 1 5
S. Downey 32 13 10 1 2 0 1 0 6/11 0/0 1/4 4 6
A. Dallier 30 9 4 3 0 0 0 2 4/9 1/4 0/1 0 4
T. Phills 26 7 1 1 0 1 2 2 2/2 0/0 3/6 0 1
B. Reynolds 24 3 5 2 1 0 1 0 0/4 0/3 3/4 0 5
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
A. Copeland 21 12 2 1 0 0 2 0 5/12 0/1 2/3 1 1
J. Bruner 24 11 8 2 2 1 2 3 4/5 0/1 3/4 1 7
E. Monroe 7 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1
E. Anderson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Mason - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Russell - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Ryan - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Williams - - - - - - - - - - - - -
N. Yates - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 200 73 37 12 5 2 8 10 28/59 3/14 14/25 7 30
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
B. Aiken 29 28 1 2 0 0 1 3 11/25 5/12 1/1 0 1
C. Lewis 17 13 8 1 2 2 1 1 5/7 0/0 3/4 5 3
S. Towns 30 10 4 0 1 1 2 4 3/16 2/10 2/2 1 3
J. Bassey 30 5 6 1 1 0 0 3 2/3 1/2 0/0 1 5
S. Chambers 35 4 3 5 1 0 1 3 1/6 0/3 2/2 0 3
Starters MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
B. Aiken 29 28 1 2 0 0 1 3 11/25 5/12 1/1 0 1
C. Lewis 17 13 8 1 2 2 1 1 5/7 0/0 3/4 5 3
S. Towns 30 10 4 0 1 1 2 4 3/16 2/10 2/2 1 3
J. Bassey 30 5 6 1 1 0 0 3 2/3 1/2 0/0 1 5
S. Chambers 35 4 3 5 1 0 1 3 1/6 0/3 2/2 0 3
Bench MIN PTS REB AST STL BLK TO PF FG 3PT FT OREB DREB
Z. Edosomwan 22 8 13 0 0 1 0 3 4/8 0/0 0/2 6 7
R. Baker 10 3 2 0 0 2 0 2 1/4 1/3 0/0 0 2
C. Miller 4 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 0
C. Johnson 23 0 3 1 0 0 0 0 0/8 0/6 0/0 1 2
M. Fraschilla - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Chatfield - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Egi - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Z. Yoshor - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Dragovic - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. McCarthy - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. McLean - - - - - - - - - - - - -
W. Perez - - - - - - - - - - - - -
R. Feinberg - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Juzang - - - - - - - - - - - - -
H. Welsh - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 200 71 40 10 5 6 5 19 27/77 9/36 8/11 14 26