34 Teams in 34 Days: Brown

Outlook: Projections are foreboding after the last-place Bears graduated two leading playmakers. But defensive gains and promising newcomers should offset those losses, leaving Brown in familiar, mediocre territory. Continue reading “34 Teams in 34 Days: Brown”

Yale 85, Brown 75: Bulldogs Flips Switch To Keep Win Streak

Everything was coming up Brown Friday night at Lee Amphitheater, as the Bears – who haven’t had a winning Ivy League record in nine seasons – were going to take a giant step toward that (and qualifying for the inaugural conference tournament) by ending Yale’s 20-game, 2-year long home win streak.

Brown was scoring at will, had plenty of swagger, Mike Martin was pumping his fists, the Yale crowd was quiet, and the Bears led 60-51 and had the ball with 10 minutes left, and there was nothing on either end of the floor that looked like a young Yale team was going to be to remedy the matter quickly.

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Harvard 79, Brown 73: Crimson Snaps Losing Streak

When you’re on a five-game losing streak, style points mean nothing. Harvard’s 79-73 win over Brown wasn’t pretty, featuring ubiquitous foul trouble, weird lineups, long stoppages, and did I mention fouls? But it was a win nonetheless — the first in four weeks for the Crimson, pulling them out of the Ivy League cellar. Continue reading “Harvard 79, Brown 73: Crimson Snaps Losing Streak”