In its first Ivy League road trip of the conference schedule, the Killer P's—Penn and Princeton—proved too much for the women’s basketball team. The Crimson’s win streak was snapped at six with the pair of losses.
In an all-important weekend, Harvard women’s basketball will travel to Princeton, N.J., and Philadelphia, Penn., to take on the only other two teams in the Ivy League with just a single loss in a two-day battle for the top of the conference.
Harvard women’s basketball maintained its firm grip on first place in the Ivy League Saturday night, cruising to a 80-58 win over Cornell behind a double-double from freshman forward Jadyn Bush.
Thanks to a 13-0 run late in the third quarter and a whopping 57 points in the paint, Harvard was able to pull away from the Lions to notch its fifth straight win.
Harvard moved into second place in the Ivy League, thanks to a two-win weekend anchored by Friday night’s season high 97-point performance against rival Yale. The Crimson excelled from beyond the arc, in the paint, and in ball movement.
A crucial last second stop by Harvard women’s basketball preserved an 87-85 victory over Brown on Saturday evening in a game that featured no shortage of offense.