PHILADELPHIA – Steve Moundou-Missi led a balanced attack with 14 points and Siyani Chambers dished out 10 assists to go with nine points as Harvard beat Penn 83-63 on Friday night.
The win keeps the Crimson (21-4, 8-1 Ivy League) tied atop the Ivy standings with Yale, an 82-65 winner at Cornell. Yale beat Harvard on Feb. 8 and hosts the Crimson March 7.
Harvard trailed for the first 6 minutes until Moundou-Missi knotted the score at 10 with a layup. He missed a chance for a three-point play, but got his own rebound on the free-throw attempt and fired a pass to Laurent Rivard for a 3-pointer that gave Harvard the lead for good. Rivard scored 13 points on 5-of-8 shooting, and Kyle Casey and Wesley Saunders scored 12 each.
Brandyn Curry scored nine and had four of Harvard's 13 steals.
Fran Dougherty led Penn (6-16, 3-5) with 15 points.