(Saturday, March 2)
Final Score: Brown 61, Columbia 58
Manhattan, NY (Sports Network) - Tucker Halpern nailed a 3-pointer as time expired to lift the Brown Bears sneaked by the Columbia Lions, 61-58, in an Ivy League tilt at Levien Gym.
Matt Sullivan recorded a team-high 17 points to go with six steals and four rebounds for the Bears (12-14, 6-6 Ivy League). Sean McGonagill added 14 points and six boards as Brown moved to a three-game winning streak.
For the Lions (12-14, 4-8), Brian Barbour chipped in a game-high 18 points with five steals. Maodo Lo contributed 14 points as Columbia had a two-game winning streak snapped.
In the first half, Brown was held to a mere 6-of-17 from the floor. Columbia made 12-of-24 field goal attempts including 3-of-6 beyond the arc, en route to the 31-20 advantage at the break
In the second half, Columbia was held to 8-of-20 on field goal attempts. Brown knocked down 14-of-22 from the floor including 3-of-6 from long range. Columbia's Alex Rosenberg tied the game up at 58-58 with three seconds remaining on a pair of free-throws but Halpern's buzzer beater followed, giving Brown the three-point victory.
Both teams made 20 shots from the floor, Columbia was 6-of-16 from long-range and 12-of-20 from the foul-line. Brown was 5-of-12 beyond the arc and made 16- of-26 free throw attempts on the night.
03/02 22:37:46 ET