Harvard vs. Brown: Recap, Stats, and Box Score

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Harvard vs. Brown: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Harvard 65
(16-7, 5-6 away)
Brown 47
(9-14, 6-4 home)
Venue: Pizzitola Sports Center
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, February 22, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Harvard 29 36 65
Brown 18 29 47
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Harvard W Saunders 19 W Saunders 9 W Saunders 3
Brown C Kuakumensah 11 R Maia 8 S Albrecht 3

On Friday, Feb. 22, Harvard turned the ball over just six times and won big over Brown 65-47 in Ivy action. With a record of 2-0, the Crimson stay unbeaten against Brown this season. Wesley Saunders played brilliantly for the Crimson and put up a game-high 19 points and nine rebounds (3 Ast 3 Stl). Siyani Chambers also had a solid game, scoring 14 points and adding two rebounds. For the Bears, Rafael Maia finished with nine points and eight rebounds. This makes three wins in a row for the Crimson. Harvard (16-7, 8-1 Ivy) takes on Yale (11-15, 5-4 Ivy) on Saturday, Feb. 23 on the road.

Harvard Game Notes

  • The win over Brown extended the Harvard winning streak to three games.
  • Harvard beat the spread by 12 points. That makes the 11th time this season the Crimson have beaten the spread.
  • Harvard has won every game this season (4-0) after holding an opponent to under 37.2 percent field goal percentage.
  • Harvard has won 78 percent of the time this season (14-4) when opponents record 34 or fewer rebounds.
  • This season Harvard has won 77 percent of the time (10-3) when Siyani Chambers has 14 points or more, 88 percent of the time (7-1) when Christian Webster plays 37 minutes or more, and 78 percent of the time (7-2) when Wesley Saunders has three steals or more.
  • The Crimson set a season high for steals (12).
  • Harvard set season lows for three-pointers (two), three-point percentage (16.7), and turnovers (six).
  • The Crimson have recorded more free throws made than their opponents for the past four games.
  • The top two scorers (Wesley Saunders and Siyani Chambers) accounted for 50.7 percent of the points.
  • Wesley Saunders accounted for 31.0 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Wesley Saunders has led the team in scoring 13 times and in rebounding 5 times in 23 games this season.
  • Wesley Saunders has 23 straight double-digit point games.
  • Wesley Saunders had career highs with nine rebounds and eight defensive rebounds.

Brown Game Notes

  • The top two scorers (Cedric Kuakumensah and Sean McGonagill) accounted for 44.6 percent of the points.
  • The top two rebounders (Rafael Maia and Cedric Kuakumensah) accounted for 41.1 percent of the rebounds.
  • Cedric Kuakumensah has led the team in scoring three times in 23 games this season.
  • Rafael Maia has led the team in rebounding seven times in 23 games this season.
  • Cedric Kuakumensah has three straight double-digit point games.
  • This was the fourth foul out of the season for Cedric Kuakumensah.
HARV PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
A+Wesley Saunders371993311
AKenyatta Smith14850020
ASiyani Chambers371422402
BS. Moundou-Missi23941301
B-Jonah Travis10330000
C+C. Webster37910102
CLaurent Rivard38231100
BROWN PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
BC. Kuakumensah181160014
B-Rafael Maia31980103
C+Tucker Halpern29760022
CS. Albrecht27423001
C-Sean McGonagill331031006
D+T. Ponticelli16211001
D+Matt Sullivan33420101
D+Joe Sharkey13031001

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