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Brown 80, Harvard 68

BOSTON (AP) --Brian Cusworth scored 19 points and Matt Stehle
added 16 points and 13 rebounds Saturday in Harvard's 80-68 win
over Brown.

The Bears (10-15, 3-8 Ivy) were led by Jason Forte with 23
points. Sam Manhanga scored 16 while Marcus Becker had 12 and Luke
Ruscoe 11.

Harvard (12-13, 7-5) got 10 points from Cusworth in the first
half as the Crimson led 33-26 at halftime.

Brown went on a 13-2 run early in the second half and closed the
lead to 41-39 with 15:51 left.

But the Crimson responded with a 13-6 run and took a 54-45 lead
on a Cusworth jump shot with 12:09 remaining.

The Bears staged one final run in the last three minutes of the
game, outscoring the Crimson 7-1 and cutting the Harvard lead to
72-67 on two Sam Manhanga free throws with 1:28 left. But Harvard
made all six of its foul shots down the stretch and Cusworth added
a dunk to seal the win.