Harvard Downs Cornell 65-56 - Match Report
Harvard got 17 points from Laurent Rivard en route to a 65-56 victory over Cornell on Saturday at Lavietes Pavilion.
Harvard did not, however, defeat Cornell against the spread, which closed at 14 at most sportsbooks.
Harvard got 16 points from Siyani Chambers and another 14 points from Wesley Saunders. Siyani Chambers contributed 5 assists, while Kenyatta Smith cleaned the glass with 7 rebounds.
Cornell got 15 points from Miles Asafo-Adjei in a losing cause and another 14 points from Errick Peck. Miles Asafo-Adjei contributed 4 assists for them, while Nolan Cressler had 9 rebounds.
Harvard led at halftime, 32-24.
Cornell won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 30-25.