Basketball: Harvard blows by Montreal-based McGill University 70-45
CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Corey Johnson scored 15 points and Harvard beat Montreal-based McGill University 70-45 on Tuesday night.
Chris Egi started the scoring with a dunk and Harvard scored eight of the first 12 points. The Crimson only had a 25-22 lead at halftime, but nearly doubled McGill in the second half, 45-23.
Harvard made four of its first six shots of the second half during a 13-3 run over the first five minutes. Zena Edosomwan’s 3-point play sparked a 9-0 run and Harvard cruised.
Chris Lewis and Siyani Chambers each added nine points for Harvard (8-5), which shot just 42 per cent from the floor. The Crimson hit 24 of 33 free throws, compared to the Redmen’s 18 attempts.
Jenning Leung made three of McGill’s six 3-pointers and scored 12 points. The Redmen were held to 27.5 per cent shooting (14 of 51) and turned it over 20 times.
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