Johnson, Okolie pace Harvard past Brown 61-52

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) Corey Johnson scored a career-high 24 points, tied a career high with six 3 pointers and Agunwa Okolie grabbed a career-high 19 rebounds to lead Harvard past Brown 61-52 on Saturday.

Johnson was 9 for 20 from the floor and 6 for 15 from beyond the 3-point line. Okolie grabbed eight offensive rebounds, had four assists and scored 10 points.

Corbin Miller hit a 3 with 9:14 to play before halftime and the Crimson built a 22-9 lead. Brown then went on a 12-6 run and trailed by seven at the break.

Cedric Kuakumensah made a layup to start the half and Brown trailed 28-23. Harvard (12-16, 4-8 Ivy League) then countered with 16-6 run and led 44-29 on Patrick Steeves' jumper.

Okolie hit a layup with 2:30 to play and the Crimson led 51-38.

Kuakumensah led Brown (8-18, 3-9) with 19 points and 14 boards and Tavon Blackmon had 17 points.

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