Columbia vs Harvard

Harvard 56, Columbia 51


CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) - Siyani Chambers scored 16 points to help Harvard rally past Columbia 56-51 Friday night.

Harvard (18-9, 10-3), which moved into first place in the Ivy League with the win, sits half a game ahead of Princeton, which fell to Yale. The Crimson will secure the conference title outright with a win against Cornell on Saturday and one loss by the Tigers in their final two games.

Harvard trailed 28-22 at halftime but opened the second half on an 8-2 run to tie it 30-30. From there, neither team led by more than three until Grant Mullins hit a 3-pointer to put Columbia (12-15, 4-9) up 49-45 with 6 minutes left.

Both teams went scoreless over the next 4 1/2 minutes but Steve Moundou-Missi sandwiched two free throws and a dunk around a three-point play by Chambers to give Harvard the lead for good, 52-49, with 32 seconds remaining.

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Columbia Lions
A. Rosenberg, F305-92-440314
M. Cisco, C231-50-011042
G. Mullins, G375-103-431314
B. Barbour, G364-121-202211
S. Frankoski, G170-20-01020
I. Cohen242-60-04114
J. Daniels223-40-05136
S. Scrivano90-50-02030
D. Kowalski20-00-00020
Totals 20-536-103252351
Harvard Crimson
K. Smith, F283-42-28018
W. Saunders, G376-122-310115
C. Webster, G361-80-22122
S. Chambers, G355-66-703216
L. Rivard, G312-50-04026
S. Moundou-Missi262-45-68039
J. Travis50-00-00010
A. Nesbitt20-00-00010
Totals 19-3915-202641356
Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank