Providence, RI (Sports Network) - Wesley Saunders tallied 19 points, nine rebounds and three steals as the Harvard Crimson dismissed the Brown Bears, 65-47, in an Ivy League showdown at the Pizzitola Sports Center.
Saunders made up for a lackluster 5-of-13 showing from the foul line by shooting 7-of-11 from the field for Harvard (16-7, 8-1 Ivy). Siyani Chambers added 14 points and four steals for the Crimson, who have won three in a row and seven of their last eight.
Cedric Kuakumensah had 11 points and six rebounds for Brown (9-14, 3-6), while Sean McGonagill scored 10 points. The Bears are now losers of five of their last six contests.
Both teams shot 40 percent from the field in the first half, but Harvard earned extra possessions by dominating the turnover battle, 14-2, as it went into intermission with a 29-18 lead.
Brown brought its deficit to just six points midway through the second half, but it would get no closer as the Crimson pulled away down the stretch.
Despite shooting just 56.8 percent from the foul line, Harvard outscored Brown from the charity stripe, 21-14.