Brown vs Cornell

5 Bears in double figures as Brown beats Cornell

Associated Press
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ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) Tavon Blackmon scored 17 points and Brown defeated Cornell 81-70 on Friday night.

Brandon Anderson scored 14 points, made four steals and had a big role in holding Ivy League-leading scorer Matt Morgan to 10 points. Obi Okolie added 13 points and Steven Spieth 11 while Joshua Howard had 10 points with 11 rebounds for the Bears (11-10, 2-3 Ivy), who snapped a two-game losing streak.

Wil Bathurst led the Big Red (6-14, 2-3) with 13 points. Troy Whiteside scored 10 points as did Morgan, who came in averaging 19.1 ppg.

Brown led by nine at halftime but was up just five with 13:14 remaining after a 3-pointer by Jack Gordon. Brown answered with a 13-4 run, capped by Okolie's 3-point play to give the Bears a 62-47 lead with 9:43 left. Anderson's layup gave Brown its biggest lead, 70-54, with 7 1/2 minutes remaining.

Brown made half of its 20 3-point tries while Cornell was just 6 of 21 from the arc.

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Scoreboard
Brown (11-10) «354681
Cornell (6-14)264470

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Brown Bears
O. Okolie, F344-104-521213
S. Spieth, F333-94-462311
T. Fuller, F141-22-25004
B. Anderson, G275-84-654214
T. Blackmon, G256-122-312317
C. Daugherty242-30-04236
J. Howard194-91-2110310
J. Hobbie142-30-00026
P. Triplett60-00-00110
C. Sullivan40-00-00000
Totals 27-5617-2234121981
 48.2%77.3% 
Cornell Big Red
W. Bathurst, F305-103-540213
S. Gettings, F173-50-02428
M. Morgan, G324-122-243110
T. Whiteside, G244-72-330410
J. Fallas, G201-20-01113
R. Hatter232-71-35207
J. Gordon222-31-31226
D. Smith152-30-03124
J. Warren133-51-41327
K. Brown20-00-00000
D. Fleming21-10-02002
Totals 27-5510-2028161670
 49.1%50% 
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