New Haven, CT (SportsNetwork.com) - Led by 17 points and six assists from
Siyani Chambers, the Harvard Crimson downed the Yale Bulldogs, 70-58, in Ivy
League action at the Lee Amphitheater.
For the Crimson (25-4, 12-1 Ivy), Steve Moundou-Missi added 16 points and
Brandyn Curry chipped in with 14 points. With the win, the Crimson clinched
the outright Ivy League crown for the third consecutive year and punched their
ticket to the NCAA Tournament.
Justin Sears finished with a game-high 28 points and 13 rebounds to lead the
Bulldogs (15-12, 9-4).
Harvard was red hot from the field to start the game, connecting on 60 percent
of its shots, including 4-of-9 from beyond the 3-point arc. The Crimson opened
the game on a 16-2 run and took a healthy lead into the break, 36-23. They
held Yale to just 33.3 percent shooting from the field, including 0-of-5 from
After intermission, the Crimson continued to drain their shots from the floor,
shooting 52.6 percent. Yale again struggled from the field, shooting a mere
38.5 percent and missed all nine of its shots from beyond the arc. The
Bulldogs never got closer than eight points after halftime, as the Crimson
cruised to victory.
Harvard outscored Yale in the paint, 38-26. The Crimson did have problems at
the charity stripe, shooting just 14-of-32 from the free-throw line for the
game. Harvard also outscored Yale from 3-point range, 18-0.
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