Harvard beats Brown in overtime 98-93
Providence, R.I. (AP) — Laurent Rivard, who finished with 18 points, hit a 3-point jumper with 37 seconds remaining in overtime to secure a 98-93 victory as Harvard came back to beat Brown on Saturday night.
Sean McGonagill made a 3-point shot with 16 seconds left in overtime to close to 95-93, but Siyani Chambers answered with a layup and Wesley Saunders added a free throw to end the scoring.
Harvard, which secured the Ivy League title with a 70-58 win over Yale on Friday to become the first team to obtain an NCAA tournament berth, was trailing 85-84 with 1:17 left in regulation when Chambers hit a 3-pointer for an 87-85 lead. Leland King made a jump shot with 32 seconds left to force overtime.
Steve Moundou-Missi led Harvard (26-4, 13-1) with 21 points and Saunders had 19.
King had a career-high 27points and McGonagill added 26 for Brown (15-13, 7-7).