CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts — Siyani Chambers tossed in 15 points and Harvard collected its 23rd win of the season, the second highest win total in program history, by routing Cornell, 72-47 Friday night.
Harvard (23-4, 10-1 Ivy) matched the win total of the 2010-11 team. The record for most wins in a regular season is 26, set by the 2011-12 squad. The Crimson have three games remaining, including a rematch with Yale at New Haven. Conference-leading Harvard lost to Yale at home, but holds a two-game lead on the Eli.
The Crimson shot 51.1 percent while the defense held the Big Red to just 18 made field goals on 46 attempts (39.1 percent).
Chambers was 5 of 9 from the field. Brandyn Curry added 12 points on 5 of 8 shooting and Kyle Casey added 10 points on 3 of 6 shooting.
Darryl Smith had 14 points to lead Cornell (2-23, 11-10).