Cambridge, MA (Sports Network) - Kenyatta Smith recorded 14 points, seven rebounds, and six blocked shots as the Harvard Crimson remained in first place in Ivy League play by defeating the Princeton Tigers, 69-57, at Lavietes Pavilion.
Steve Moundou-Missi contributed 14 points, seven boards, and four steals off the bench for the Crimson (15-7, 7-1 Ivy). Laurent Rivard added 12 points and six rebounds, Siyani Chambers chipped in 11 points and Wesley Saunders put up 10 points as Harvard won for the sixth time in the last seven outings.
For the Tigers (12-9, 5-2), Ian Hummer recorded a game-high 18 points and seven rebounds, T.J. Bray and Will Barrett added 11 points apiece, Hans Brase contributed 10 points and seven boards as Princeton bowed for the second time in three games.
Princeton made 11-of-21 from the floor, including three 3-pointers, in the first half. Harvard knocked down 13-of-26 from the field, including three beyond the arc, en route to a 32-28 advantage at the break.
In the second half the Tigers slumped to only 9-of-29 shooting from the floor, allowing the hosts to capture the double-digit victory.
Princeton reserves failed to score a single point on the night.