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Harvard beats Brown 65-58, stays tied for first in Ivy

February 17, 2018

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Seth Towns had seven of his 24 points in the final 3½ minutes, Christian Juzang added a career-high 21 points, and Harvard survived with a 65-58 win over Brown on Friday night.

Chris Lewis’ right hook gave the Crimson (13-11, 8-1 Ivy League) the lead for good at 53-51 with four minutes to play. Towns followed with a 3-pointer to make it a five-point lead at 3:18. Brandon Anderson cut the deficit to 56-53 for the Bears (11-11, 4-5), but Lewis made a pair of free throws and Towns scored on a driving layup to push Harvard’s lead to 60-53.

The Crimson made 5 of 6 free throws from there to secure the win.

Anderson had 17 points, Tamenang Choh scored 11 and Desmond Cambridge 10 for the Bears.

Lewis added eight points and 10 rebounds for Harvard, which stayed tied with Pennsylvania for first place in the league standings.

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