NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Steve Moundou-Missi came off the bench to score 17 points and lead Harvard to a 72-66 victory over Yale Saturday night in Ivy League action.
The first-place Crimson (17-7, 9-1) led 34-28 at halftime, but later trailed 57-51 on a 3-pointer by Yale's Austin Morgan. Harvard, however, responded with 10 unanswered points, concluding with a Christian Webster trey. Another Webster 3-pointer then put Harvard up 64-60.
Yale (11-16, 5-5) closed within 69-67 on two free throws by Matt Townsend (15 points) with 0:59 left. But Moundou-Missi made two foul shots with 0:32 left and Siyani Chambers one more at 0:06 to clinch it.
Harvard was a decisive 18 of 26 at the stripe, Yale 11 of 16.
Malik Newman, who had widely been considered a one-and-done player, has chosen to transfer to Kansas to continue his college career.
Avery Johnson's first season as a college coach was a success by most measures, and he'll aim to keep the Crimson Tide rolling in the right direction.
Gonzaga has signed California transfer Jordan Mathews to a financial aid agreement for the 2016-17 season.