Brown beats Harvard 61-59
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP)—Garrett Leffelman hit a 3-pointer as time expired to lift Brown to a 61-59 win over Harvard on Friday night.
Harvard led 59-58 when Drew Housman missed a jumper with 8 seconds left. Peter Sullivan rebounded and passed to Leffelman, who made the game-winning 3-pointer—his only one after five misses—from the right sideline.
Matt Mullery scored 21 points and grabbed a career-high 20 rebounds for Brown (8-19, 2-11 Ivy League).
The last time a Brown player grabbed 20 rebounds was Feb. 24, 1984.
Housman led Harvard (13-14, 5-8) with 12 points as Brown held Jeremy Lin, the Crimson’s leading scorer, to 10 points—eight below his season average.
Brown hit Harvard with an 18-4 run to open the second half, which began with Harvard leading 35-28.
Mullery was 9-for-9 from the floor as Brown snapped a four-game losing streak.