PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP)—Chris Wroblewski scored 24 points and grabbed a career-high 11 rebounds to lead Cornell past Brown 69-63 Friday night, snapping a two-game skid and giving the Big Red the season sweep.
Cornell (11-14, 6-5 Ivy League) also surpassed last season’s overall win total and matched its league wins mark.
The Big Red led by as many as 15 in the first half and 42-31 at the break.
After Cornell stretched the lead to 17, the Bears closed to six points, at 62-56 with 3:27 remaining. Brown could get no closer until Dockery Walker’s jumper with 7 seconds later made it 68-63. Wroblewski scored five of the Big Red’s final seven points.
Shonn Miller added 17 points and nine rebounds for Cornell, while Drew Miller added 14 points and Johnathan Gray 12.
Walker’s 23 points and 17 rebounds, both career highs, led the Bears (7-21, 1-10), who have lost eight straight.
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