Brown beats Harvard 61-59

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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.

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Jeremy Lin Jeremy Lin
3-11,  10 Pts
9 Rebs, 5 Assists
Matt Mullery Matt Mullery
9-9,  21 Pts
20 Rebs, 4 Assists

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