Harvard pulls away from Dartmouth, sweeps season series
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) — Seth Towns scored 19 points off the bench to help Harvard sweep the season series against Dartmouth with an 82-68 win on Saturday.
Corey Johnson and Zena Edosomwan each finished with 15 points for the Crimson (10-5, 2-0 Ivy League), which has won four straight and nine of its last 10.
Guilien Smith led Dartmouth with 18 points, which was playing in its first game since losing to the Crimson on Jan. 7. Evan Boudreaux added 15 points for the Big Green (3-12, 0-2). Dartmouth has lost three-in-a-row.
Dartmouth held a 35-34 lead at halftime, but the Crimson pieced together a 23-12 stretch over the first 10 minutes of the second half to take a 57-47 lead. A Johnson 3 extended the Harvard lead past 15, 68-52, with 6:36 left and the Big Green never cut the margin back below single digits.