Harvard scores late, pulls out a 76-73 win over Cornell
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Chris Lewis scored 17 points and Harvard came from four-points down in the final minutes to pull out a 76-73 win at Cornell in an Ivy League battle Saturday night.
The Crimson, the preseason Ivy League favorite, remains a game back of unbeaten conference leader Penn.
Stone Gettings hit two free throws with 4:43 to put the Big Red up by four, 66-62, but Lewis made two free throws and Danilo Djuricic hit a 3 with 3:09 left to put Harvard in front, 67-66.
Jack Gordon got Cornell even with the first of two free throws, but Seth Towns drilled a 3 with 2:25 remaining and from there Justin Bassey, Christian Juzang and Corey Johnson each hit a pair of free throws to preserve the win.
Towns finished with 15 points, seven boards and six assists for Harvard (10-11, 5-1).
Gettings scored 32 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead the Big Red (8-11, 2-4). Matt Morgan added 16 points and dished six assists.