NCAA Basketball

Columbia Lions (8-19)


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vs. Prince 
W 85-60
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vs. Brown 
W 89-82
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vs. Yale 
L 73-83
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@ Dart 
L 78-80
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@ Harv 
L 74-93
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Harvard tops Columbia, claims top seed to Ivy tournament

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP) Corey Johnson led a balanced Harvard with 17 points off five 3-pointers and the Crimson knocked off Columbia 93-74 Saturday night in the Ivy League season finale.

While Harvard and Penn finished with 12-2 league records, Harvard earned top seeding in a tie-breaker. Harvard and Penn split their games, but Harvard was 2-0 versus Yale. Penn and Yale split their games, making Penn a two seed and Yale three.

Harvard opens the Ivy League Tournament at the Palestra March 10 against Cornell.

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Leaders
Points: M. Smith17.6
Rebounds: L. Meisner7.5
Assists: M. Smith4.6
FG%: M. Smith39.0%
FT%: M. Smith84.2%
3P%: Q. Adlesh44.2%
Steals: K. Castlin1.3
Blocks: P. Tape1.2
AP Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Virginia31-3
2 Villanova36-4
3 Xavier29-6
4 Kansas31-8
5 Michigan State30-5
6 Cincinnati31-5
7 Michigan33-8
8 Gonzaga32-5
9 Duke29-8
10 North Carolina26-11
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Coaches Rankings
Rank School Rec
1 Villanova36-4
2 Michigan33-8
3 Kansas31-8
4 Duke29-8
5 Virginia31-3
6 Texas Tech27-10
7 Loyola Chicago32-6
8 Xavier29-6
9 Purdue30-7
10 Gonzaga32-5
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Ivy League Standings
 ConferenceOverall
  W-L W-L
Penn 12-2 24-9
Harvard 12-2 18-14
Yale 9-5 16-15
Cornell 6-8 12-16
Princeton 5-9 13-16
Columbia 5-9 8-19
Brown 4-10 11-16
Dartmouth 3-11 7-20
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Offense (Rank)
Points: 76.4 (93)
Rebounds: 10.3 (161)
Assists: 14.2 (127)
FG%: 44.2% (199)
FT%: 74.0% (74)
3P%: 36.7% (88)
Defense (Rank)
Points: 77.2 (288)
Rebounds: 25.4 (156)
Assists: 15.0 (295)
FG%: 45.0% (237)
FT%: 73.3% (290)
3P%: 37.6% (312)
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