Providence, RI (Sports Network) - Wesley Saunders tallied 19 points, nine
rebounds and three steals as the Harvard Crimson dismissed the Brown Bears,
65-47, in an Ivy League showdown at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
Saunders made up for a lackluster 5-of-13 showing from the foul line by
shooting 7-of-11 from the field for Harvard (16-7, 8-1 Ivy). Siyani Chambers
added 14 points and four steals for the Crimson, who have won three in a row
and seven of their last eight.
Cedric Kuakumensah had 11 points and six rebounds for Brown (9-14, 3-6), while
Sean McGonagill scored 10 points. The Bears are now losers of five of their
last six contests.
Both teams shot 40 percent from the field in the first half, but Harvard
earned extra possessions by dominating the turnover battle, 14-2, as it went
into intermission with a 29-18 lead.
Brown brought its deficit to just six points midway through the second half,
but it would get no closer as the Crimson pulled away down the stretch.
Despite shooting just 56.8 percent from the foul line, Harvard outscored Brown
from the charity stripe, 21-14.
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