Harvard tops Dartmouth 75-65 in Ivy opener

Harvard tops Dartmouth 75-65 in Ivy opener
January 12, 2013, 6:52 pm
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HANOVER, N.H. (AP) Siyani Chambers hit all three shots from beyond the arc en route to 22 points and dished out six assists to help Harvard rally and beat Dartmouth 75-65 Saturday in the Ivy League opener for both teams.

Wesley Saunders made 8 of 9 shots for 19 points and dished out six assists, Steve Moundou-Missi had 15 points and Laurent Rivard tallied 12 points for Harvard, which shot 62.4 (27 of 43) percent from the field. The Crimson (9-5) have shot 59.7 (83 of 139) percent over their last three games.

Dartmouth (3-11) led 62-58 before Chambers and Saunders combined to score each point for Harvard during an 11-1 run that spanned 6 minutes and put the Crimson ahead 69-63.

Jvonte Brooks hit two free throws to cut the lead to 69-65, but the Big Green were held scoreless of the final 2:50.

Connor Boehm led Dartmouth with 11 points.