Cambridge, Massachusetts – The Harvard women’s basketball team (9-5, 2-0 Ivy) opened conference play with two wins after an 89-59 win over Brown (7-7, 0-2 Ivy) at the Lavietes Pavilion.
Laura Mullaney He had a great night, set a new career high, and led the team with 30 points. She sank six of the team’s seven three-point field goals throughout the game. with Murani Harmony Turner, Elena Rodriguez When Katie Krupa Record double digit scores.
head coach Carrie Moore The team is committed to “building connections on and off the court in the hope that it will lead to wins like tonight.”
Harmony Turner Before the Bears made their first basket, they started the Crimson night with a fast layup after a steal and led the team with 10 points in the first quarter. ended the quarter with a score of
The Crimson continued their dominance in the second quarter, passing Brown’s six rebounds for eight and Brown’s three for five assists. The team entered his room in the locker as he led 39-17. Laura Mullaney at 14 points.
The Crimson outperformed the Bears for the third straight quarter, extending their lead to 24 and going 66-34 in the final quarter. Mullaney scored nine points in his last two minutes of the quarter as he scored nine points from his three three-pointers.
Harvard and Brown remained relatively even in the final ten minutes of play, ultimately giving the Crimson a 30-point victory, 89–59.
- Laura Mullaney Leading the team in the first game of the season, he scored 30 points for the Bears and set a new career high. A strong shooter across the arc, she made 6 of her 7 3-point shots for the team, from the floor she made 11 of 15 and 3 to 10. Finished the game with 6 shots in the middle.
- This is the second time a Crimson player has scored 30 or more points in a game this season, the first being Game 1 vs. URI. Harmony Turner 31 points.
- Turner, Rodriguez and Krupa also scored in double figures with 16, 11 and 10 respectively.
- Rodriguez led the team with 11 rebounds and had a career-high rebounding streak.She was followed by Turner at 5
- Rodriguez also leads the team in assists, recording five assists. Mackenzie Forbes with four.
- Nine of the Crimson players who saw the court had at least two rebounds and contributed at least one assist.
- Harvard dominated the Bears on both offense and defense for the duration of the game, beating them in rebounds (37-26), blocks (5-1), steals (12-8) and assists (21). . -Ten).
- The Crimson held the lead 100% of the game after Turner’s layup brought the first point to the board.
- Today’s win extends the Crimson’s winning streak against the Bears to 14, with Harvard winning every match since 2015.
- With tonight’s win over Brown, Harvard started 2-0 in conference play for the first time since the 2018-19 season.
Crimson will return to Ravietes tomorrow, Saturday, January 7, to face off against Yale. The game will be a celebration of Harvard women’s basketball pride. The game is also streamed on ESPN+.