Harvard gets past Brown 52-45
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP)
Harvard (18-3, 5-0) extended its winning streak at home to 20 games, closing the first half on a 4-0 spurt for a 27-21 advantage and maintaining the lead throughout the second half.
Brown (11-8, 3-2) cut the lead to 48-45 with 2:17 left, but Harvard went 4 of 4 from the free-throw line in the last 2 minutes. The Bears missed their last seven field goal attempts of the game.
Laurent Rivard added nine points for Harvard and Steven Moundou-Missi had eight points, nine rebounds and three blocks. Harvard shot 32 percent from the field and made only 4 of 18 3-pointers.
Tavon Blackmon led Brown with 11 points. The Bears shot just 27 percent from the field and hit 2 of 16 3-point attempts.