Colleges: Harvard women see 21-game home streak snapped

Despite 18 points from senior Christine Clark, the Harvard women’s basketball team had its 21-game home winning streak end as Penn beat the Crimson, 63-50, Friday night at Lavietes Pavilion.

With the win, the Quakers moved into a first-place tie in the Ivy League with Princeton, an 87-46 winner at Dartmouth.

Princeton plays at Harvard on Saturday night.


Senior Melissa Mullins registered her first career double-double for Harvard (17-6, 7-2) with 10 points and 12 rebounds, adding two steals in 30 minutes of play. Junior Temi Fagbenle had 10 points and 12 rebounds for her ninth double-double of the season.

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Penn (17-5, 7-1) was led by Alyssa Baron’s 21 points.

Harvard shot just 30.8 percent from the floor, including 26.5 percent in the second half. From beyond the arc, the Crimson shot just 2 of 19.

Stanford 64, Southern Cal 59 — Chiney Ogwumike scored 27 points, Bonnie Samuelson added 14, and the No. 5 Cardinal (25-2, 14-1) clinched at least a share of their 14th straight Pac-12 regular-season title with a win over the Trojans (16-11, 9-6) in Los Angeles.

Men’s basketball

Yale 82, Cornell 65 — Justin Sears scored 19 points and Jack Montague added 18 as the Bulldogs (14-9, 8-1 Ivy) topped the Big Red (2-21, 1-8) in Ithaca, N.Y., to stretch their win streak to seven and remain in a tie for the league lead with Harvard, an 83-63 winner over Penn.


Princeton 67, Dartmouth 57 — Hans Brase scored 14 points and Spencer Weisz added 11 with 10 rebounds as the Tigers (15-7, 3-5 Ivy) beat the Big Green (9-14, 2-7) in Princeton, N.J. Connor Boehm scored 11 points and Wesley Dickinson had 10 to pace Dartmouth.

Columbia 70, Brown 68 — Maodo Lo scored 15 points and hit a pair of go-ahead free throws with 14 seconds left as the Lions (16-10, 5-4 Ivy) nipped the Bears (13-10, 5-4) in New York. Sean McGonagill had 20 to lead Brown.

Men’s hockey

Northeastern 4, Maine 4 — Braden Pimm’s 17th goal of the season, with 1:11 left in the third period, helped the No. 9 Huskies (17-10-4, 9-6-2 Hockey East) earn a tie with the No. 17 Black Bears (15-10-4, 9-5-3) at Matthews Arena. Pimm, Kevin Roy, and Colton Saucerman each had a goal and an assist. Clay Witt had 23 saves for Northeastern.

Providence 4, UMass 3 — Brandon Tanev’s goal and two assists helped lead the No. 12 Friars (16-9-6, 8-7-2 Hockey East) past the visiting Minutemen (8-20-4, 4-12-3). Michael Pereira and Branden Gracel had a goal and an assist apiece in the loss.

Yale 5, Harvard 2 — Jesse Root scored twice and added an assist for the No. 14 Bulldogs (14-8-4, 9-7-3 ECAC), who used a three-goal second period to beat the Crimson (9-13-4, 5-10-4) at Bright-Landry Center.


Notre Dame 2, BU 0 — Austin Wuthrich and Stephen Johns scored and Steven Summerhays stopped 19 shots as the No. 15 Fighting Irish (18-12-2, 7-9-2 Hockey East) beat the Terriers (8-19-4, 3-11-3) in South Bend, Ind.

Vermont 4, Merrimack 1 — Mario Puskarich had a hat trick and an assist and Chris McCarthy dished out four assists to give the No. 16 Catamounts (16-11-3, 8-9-0 Hockey East) a victory over the Warriors (7-19-3, 2-13-2) in North Andover.

Cornell 2, Quinnipiac 1 — Brian Ferlin’s 11th goal of the season broke the tie at 13:27 of the second period as the Big Red (13-7-5, 9-6-4 ECAC) upset the fifth-ranked Bobcats (21-7-5, 11-5-3) in Hamden, Conn.

Dartmouth 2, Brown 1 — Matt Lorito tied the game at 8:17 of the third period but Tyler Sikura struck 51 seconds into overtime to give the Big Green (7-16-3, 6-12-1 ECAC) the win over the Bears (10-13-3, 7-11-1) in Hanover, N.H.

Women’s hockey

Harvard 3, Yale 3 — Miye D’Oench scored her 16th goal of the season at 11:07 of the second period and Sydney Daniels added her eighth with 1:16 left in the third as the No. 5 Crimson (20-4-4, 15-3-3 ECAC) salvaged a tie with the Bulldogs (8-13-7, 6-8-7) in New Haven.

Vermont 2, Providence 1 — Amanda Pelkey’s 20th goal of the season was the winner, breaking a tie 48 seconds into the third period as the Catamounts (16-13-4, 12-7-1 Hockey East) edged the Friars (11-22-0, 6-14-0) in Burlington, Vt.

Maine 4, UConn 1 — Defensemen Brooklyn Langlois and Kristin Gilmour each had a goal and an assist as the Black Bears (6-19-5, 4-13-3 Hockey East) knocked off the Huskies (9-22-2, 6-13-1) in Storrs, Conn.

Dartmouth 3, Brown 0 — Lindsey Allen scored her 14th goal of the season and added two assists as the Big Green (8-18-1, 7-13-1 ECAC) blanked the host Bears (4-19-5, 3-15-3).

Quinnipiac 2, Cornell 1 — Emma Woods and Kelly Babstock struck in the third period as the No. 9 Bobcats (19-5-9, 10-4-7 ECAC) came back to edge the No. 3 Big Red (20-4-4, 15-3-3) in Ithaca, N.Y.