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

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Columbia vs. Harvard: Recap, Stats, and Box Score
Columbia 51
(12-15, 5-8 away)
Harvard 56
(18-9, 12-1 home)
Venue: Lavietes Pavilion
7:00PM ET / 4:00PM PT, March 08, 2013
Box Score
1st 2nd Final
Columbia 28 23 51
Harvard 22 34 56
Top Performers
Points Rebounds Assists
Columbia A Rosenberg 14 M Cisco 11 B Barbour 2
Harvard S Chambers 16 K Smith 8 S Chambers 3

Columbia faced off with Harvard on Friday, Mar. 8 and was beaten at home by the Crimson 56-51 in conference play. The loss evens the season series between the two teams at 1-1. The Lions were led by Grant Mullins, who put up 14 points and three rebounds. Alex Rosenberg had 14 points and added four rebounds. Siyani Chambers finished with a game-high 16 points on 83.3 percent shooting for the Crimson. Columbia (12-15, 4-9 Ivy) takes on Dartmouth (7-14, 3-4 Ivy) on Saturday, Mar. 9 on the road.

Columbia Game Notes

  • Columbia started 12-15 during the 2008, 2004, and 2000 seasons (since 1996).
  • Columbia beat the spread by 2.5 points. That makes the 9th time this season the Lions have beaten the spread.
  • The Lions have been unlucky eight times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Columbia is 20-30 in close games.
  • Columbia has lost 80 percent of the time this season (1-4) after recording six or fewer free throws made.
  • When the opposition shoots a field goal percentage of 48.7 percent or better this season, Columbia has lost 100 percent of the time (0-10).
  • When the opposition records 15 or more free throws made this season, Columbia has lost 80 percent of the time (2-8).
  • When the opposition records six or more blocks this season, Columbia has lost 75 percent of the time (2-6).
  • Columbia set season lows for assists (five) and blocks (zero).
  • This is the fourth loss of the season where the Lions opponent came back to win after being down at halftime.
  • Mark Cisco recorded a team season high in offensive rebounds with six.
  • The top two scorers (Alex Rosenberg and Grant Mullins) accounted for 54.9 percent of the points.
  • Mark Cisco accounted for 34.3 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Mark Cisco has led the team in rebounding in 10 out of 27 games this season.
  • Mark Cisco recorded the 10th double-digit rebound game of his career.
  • Mark Cisco had a career high with six offensive rebounds.

Harvard Game Notes

  • The Crimson won this one, but have lost four times this season in games decided by five or fewer points. Since 2007, Harvard is 28-22 in close games.
  • The top two scorers (Siyani Chambers and Wesley Saunders) accounted for 55.3 percent of the points.
  • Kenyatta Smith accounted for 30.7 percent of the team's rebounds.
  • Siyani Chambers has led the team in scoring five times in 27 games this season.
  • Kenyatta Smith has led the team in rebounding three times in 27 games this season.
  • Wesley Saunders has 19 straight double-digit point games.
COLUM PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Grant Mullins371431202
BAlex Rosenberg301440000
BJohn Daniels22651001
B-Mark Cisco232110102
B-Brian Barbour361102101
C+Isaac Cohen24441100
-Skylar Scrivano9020000
D-Steve Frankoski17010001
HARV PlayersMinsPtsRebAstStlBlkTO
B+Siyani Chambers361603202
B+Kenyatta Smith28880162
B+S. Moundou-Missi26980100
B-Laurent Rivard31640100
B-Wesley Saunders371510102
DC. Webster36221002
-Jonah Travis5000000

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