Junior forward Zena Edosomwan logged 18 minutes and finished with 13 points in Harvard's 79-73 victory over Brown on Friday night.
The Crimson made 13 of its final 15 free throws to bury a feisty Brown team that had cut the lead to three with 19 seconds to go. The hosts went 24-of-34 from the charity stripe on the evening.
Senior forward Agunwa Okolie lit up the stat sheet Friday night, as he tallied 15 points, 12 rebounds, and six assists.
After dropping five straight, the Harvard men’s basketball team finally escaped with a victory in front of a home crowd on Friday night. Although Brown (7-14, 2-5 Ivy League) pulled within three with under a minute to go, the Crimson (10-13, 2-5) held on for the victory, 79-73.
Freshman point guard Tommy McCarthy seized a starting job early in the season, but he has been unable to prevent Harvard from falling to the bottom of the Ivy League.
After sitting two games out because of a thigh injury, junior forward Zena Edosomwan returns this weekend. He is the team's leading scorer and rebounder.
Losers of five straight, the Crimson finds itself in the basement of the Ivy League standings heading into this weekend's slate.
The Bulldogs come into town riding a 10-game win streak. Meanwhile the Crimson has lost five straight.
Freshman guard Corey Johnson, pictured here against Columbia, struggled to get into rhythm Saturday night against Penn in the Crimson's 67-57 loss.
A 67-57 loss dropped the Crimson to 1-5 in Ivy League play for the first time since 2008. After making three of its first four shots en route to a 7-0 lead, Harvard went ice-cold—making just 18 of 64 attempts the rest of the way.
Senior captain Evan Cummins had six points on three-for-seven shooting Saturday night. The Crimson frontcourt, without the assistance of junior forward Zena Edosomwan, struggled as a whole to stop Penn center Darien Nelson-Henry on both ends of the floor.
After jumping out to a 7-0 lead in the first two minutes, the Crimson (9-13, 1-5 Ivy League) couldn’t maintain its level of play, falling to Penn (8-11, 2-3), 67-57. The game was Harvard’s fifth consecutive Ivy loss, and the fourth time the team has fallen by a double-digit margin since beginning conference play.
Freshman guard Tommy McCarthy, shown in previous action against Columbia, led Harvard in scoring Friday night with 16 points.
Playing without star forward Zena Edosomwan, the Harvard men’s basketball team dropped to 1-4 in Ivy League play with an 83-62 loss to Princeton at Jadwin Gymnasium.
A 13-0 Princeton run took just under two minutes and sealed an 83-62 victory that appeared to put the final nail in the coffin for Harvard’s Ivy League hopes. The Tigers (13-5, 3-1 Ivy League) sent Harvard (9-12, 1-4) to its fourth straight Ivy League loss for the first time in nine years.