Seth Towns and Chris Lewis each had a double-double to help Harvard beat Cornell 74-55 on Saturday in the Ivy League Tournament.
Towns scored 24 points and grabbed a career-high tying 12 rebounds and Lewis finished with 16 points and 10 boards. Christian Juzang added 12 points, hitting 4 of 6 from 3-point range for Harvard (18-12).
Matt Morgan led No. 4 seed Cornell (12-16) with 17 points. The Big Red have lost six in a row against Harvard.
The top-seeded Crimson, who have won nine of their last 10, will play No. 2 seed Penn or third-seeded Yale in the championship game on Sunday.
FINAL:@CUBigRedHoops can't overcome the top seed and falls to Harvard in the conference semifinal. pic.twitter.com/ueLqfo9s8e
— Cornell Daily Sun Sports (@DailySunSports) March 10, 2018
The wait to get on the on-ramp for the #RoadtoIvyMadness couldn’t have been longer for the Cornell men’s basketball team, but now they’ve officially merged onto the postseason highway. The Big Red will play in its first-ever Ivy League Men’s Basketball Tournament when it heads to The Palestra in Philadelphia, Pa. this weekend for a semifinal matchup with Harvard on Saturday, March 10 at 12:30 p.m. The contest will be broadcast live on ESPNU with Mike Couzens and Dalen Cuff on the call.
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