Miller leads Harvard past Dartmouth 54-38
Saturday, January 21, 2012
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) -- Corbin Miller scored 13 points off the bench and Harvard played strong defense against Dartmouth in a 54-38 win on Saturday night.
Miller, who went 5 of 6 from the floor, was the only player to score in double figures for the Crimson (16-2, 2-0 Ivy League). Harvard, which has won three in a row, shot 43 percent (20-46) for the game, holding the Big Green to 31 percent (13-41).
Dartmouth scored the game's first six points, but ended up trailing Harvard 23-16 at halftime. Led by Miller, the Crimson's bench dominated Dartmouth's reserves, outscoring them 32-14.
Harvard took a 49-28 lead -- its largest of the game -- on a 3-pointer by Miller, who went 3 for 4 from beyond the arc.
Jvonte Brooks scored 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds for the Big Green (4-14, 0-2), who lost their eighth straight game. Tyler Melville added 10 points.