Providence, RI (Sports Network) - Kyle Casey led the way with 20 points as the Harvard Crimson downed the Brown Bears, 68-59, in Ivy League action at Pizzitola Sports Center.
For the Crimson (18-2, 4-0 Ivy) Brandyn Curry added 15 points while Keith Wright and Steve Moundou-Missi pulled down 11 and 10 rebounds, respectively.
The Bears (7-14, 1-3) had five players in double figures. Andrew McCarthy and Stephen Albrecht each finished with 13 points, Matt Sullivan added 12 points, Sean McGonagill scored 11 points and Dockery Walker chipped in 10 points.
Harvard shot 45 percent from the field, but just 1-of-4 from three-point range in the first half. Brown made just 35.7 percent from the field but connected on 4-of-10 from three-point range to keep the contest close. Harvard outscored Brown 12-3 from the free-throw line in the first half as they took a 31-27 lead into halftime.
After the break, the Bears continued to struggle from the field, making just 38.5 percent of their shots, including 4-of-12 from three-point range. The Crimson heated up, hitting on 51.9 percent of their field goals in the second half. Harvard scored the first 11 points of the second to push its lead into double digits. Brown was able to get no closer than eight the rest of the way as Harvard cruised to its fifth-straight victory and remained perfect in league play.
The Crimson outscored the Bears in the paint, 34-20, and outrebounded them 39-25. The Crimson reserves outdid their counterparts on the Bear bench, outscoring them 13-0.
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