Harvard vs Monmouth

Harvard 70, Monmouth (NJ) 61

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WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) - Keith Wright scored 18 points and grabbed 15 rebounds to lead Harvard over Monmouth (N.J.) 70-61 on Tuesday night.

The Crimson (14-2) scored 40 points in the paint and shot 49 percent from the field (25 of 51).

Harvard never trailed, and led 57-56 with 6:27 remaining before going on a 9-0 run. Brandyn Curry scored the first five points, and Oliver McNally finished the spurt with four straight.

Laurent Rivard added 16 points for Harvard, which beat Monmouth 74-68 on Dec. 29, 2010 in the two teams' only other meeting.

Harvard, which won its school record 13th non-conference game of the season, outrebounded the Hawks 41-31.

Jesse Steele paced Monmouth (3-14) with 16 points. Marcus Ware added 14 and Mike Myers Keitt 10 for the Hawks, which scored 18 points off 15 turnovers.

Monmouth lost for the sixth time in its last seven games.

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Scoreboard
Harvard (14-2) «363470
Monmouth (3-14)253661

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Harvard Crimson
K. Wright, F318-112-5151418
K. Casey, F243-81-25147
O. McNally, G360-48-84418
L. Rivard, G366-130-052016
B. Curry, G333-61-33538
W. Saunders263-61-22217
S. Moundou-Missi82-32-32006
J. Travis40-00-01010
M. Brown20-00-00010
Totals 25-5115-2341151570
 49%65.2% 
Monmouth Hawks
A. Nicholas, F290-60-02240
M. Ware, F245-134-571414
J. Steele, G356-121-211316
A. Tillotson, G332-40-02235
D. Nesmith, G131-10-03222
M. Myers Keitt273-84-451010
E. Waite162-60-05224
W. Campbell121-40-11222
P. Wait114-60-21028
Totals 24-609-1431132261
 40%64.3% 
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

Northeast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Mt St Marys14-420-16150
LIU-Brooklyn13-520-12224
Wagner11-716-14245
St. Fran.-Pa.11-717-17257
Robert Morris9-914-19240
Bryant9-912-20286
F. Dickinson9-911-19273
Sacred Heart8-1013-19304
CCSU4-146-23344
St. Fran.-NY2-164-27348
 
Other games
DEP 73 Final
SETON 94
Georgia 48 Final
Florida 70
Iowa 61 Final
Mich St 95
Louisville 59 Final
PROV 90
Baylor 75 Final
K-State 73
N Iowa 60 Final
CREI 63
Ohio St 74 Final
Illinois 79
Miami-FL 56 Final
NC 73
CHST 65 Final
SDSU 73