Harvard 72
Yale 66
Date of game: 2/23/2013

Recap: Yale vs. Harvard

New Haven, CT (Sports Network) - Steve Moundou-Missi led five Crimson players in double-figures with 17 points as Harvard defeated the Yale Bulldogs, 72-66, in an Ivy League matchup at the John J. Lee Amphitheater.

Siyani Chambers and Wesley Saunders added 14 points each for Harvard (17-7, 9-1 Ivy), which also received 13 points from Laurent Rivard. Christian Webster chipped in 10 points to help the Crimson pick up their fourth win in a row.

Matt Townsend and Javier Duren scored 15 points apiece for Yale (11-16, 5-5). Justin Sears provided a spark off the bench with 12 points as the Bulldogs had their two-game winning streak concluded.

Yale hit on 52.4 percent of its field goal attempts and made all four of its free-throw attempts in the first half, but the Crimson took a 34-28 lead into halftime by pouring in 54.5 percent of their shots from the floor.

The Bulldogs managed to tie the score at 46 before Durent put them ahead with a make from beyond the arc at the 12:09 mark of the second half. Yale then managed to extend its lead to five at 56-51, but Harvard scored 10 unanswered points to go back in front for good. The Crimson connected on 54.5 percent of their field goal tries in the second half to hang on for the win.

Although Yale committed just one more miscue than the visitors, Harvard held a 21-13 advantage in points off of turnovers.

Game Notes

Kelly looking to UNH for inspiration

When Tim Tebow was brought in to Philadelphia for a workout with the Eagles several weeks ago, the popular answer to the question "Why?" was largely that it was a public relations stunt.

NASCAR News
The Inside Line: Busch moving beyond his troubled past

Kurt Busch's win in Sunday's rain-delayed Sprint Cup Series race at Richmond International Raceway was exactly what he needed after his recent NASCAR suspension and legal issues.

Extra Points: Handicapping Mariota

There is a crucial pick in every NFL Draft where things pivot dramatically and that selection is going to come very early in the 2015 version, Tennessee's spot at No. 2 overall.

Dodgers' McCarthy out for season

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Brandon McCarthy has been ruled out for the remainder of the season with a UCL tear in his elbow.

NBA suspends Olynyk, Smith over Game 4 acts

The NBA suspended Boston Celtics center Kelly Olynyk one game over the play that resulted in a separated shoulder for Cleveland Cavaliers star Kevin Love, who called the act intentional.

Karlsson, Subban, Doughty named Norris finalists

Ottawa's Erik Karlsson, Montreal's P.K. Subban and Los Angeles' Drew Doughty are the finalists for the James Norris Memorial Trophy, awarded to the NHL's top defenseman.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.
Mobile advertising for this site is available on Local Ad Buy.