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Agunwa Okolie and Corbin Miller led a balanced Harvard attack with 14 points apiece and the Crimson held off Brown 72-66 on Friday night

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CAMBRIDGE, Massachusetts — Agunwa Okolie and Corbin Miller led a balanced Harvard attack with 14 points apiece and the Crimson held off Brown 72-66 on Friday night.

Harvard trailed 33-28 at the half but hit consecutive 3-pointers in a 10-2 run that produced a 49-35 lead with 11:23 to play. After a 3 from Brown's Steve Spieth, Miller hit a 3 and Okolie had a 3-point play to make it 55-48.

Brown stayed close but in the last 1:24 Harvard made 13 of 16 free throws.

Johnson and Patrick Steeves had 14 points each and Zena Edosomwan 13 for Harvard (10-13, 2-5) and Okolie had a career-high 12 rebounds. The Crimson made 24 of 34 free throws to end a five-game losing streak. It was the 80th league win for coach , tying for ninth in Ivy history.

Tavon Blackmon had 19 points for Brown (7-14, 2-5), Obi Okolie had 14, and Spieth and JR Hobbie 10 apiece.

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