Brown hosts Harvard following Okpara’s 20-point game

Harvard Crimson (14-10, 5-6 Ivy League) at Brown Bears (9-17, 5-6 Ivy League)

Providence, Rhode Island; Friday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Bears -2; over/under is 141.5

BOTTOM LINE: Harvard visits the Brown Bears after Chisom Okpara scored 20 points in Harvard’s 74-70 win over the Pennsylvania Quakers.

The Bears are 3-7 in home games. Brown has a 3-5 record in games decided by less than 4 points.

The Crimson have gone 5-6 against Ivy League opponents. Harvard is sixth in the Ivy League scoring 71.0 points per game and is shooting 44.3%.

Brown’s average of 7.9 made 3-pointers per game this season is only 0.7 fewer made shots on average than the 8.6 per game Harvard gives up. Harvard has shot at a 44.3% rate from the field this season, 0.4 percentage points below the 44.7% shooting opponents of Brown have averaged.

TOP PERFORMERS: Kino Lilly Jr. is averaging 18.4 points and 3.1 assists for the Bears. Kimo Ferrari is averaging 2.2 made 3-pointers over the last 10 games for Brown.

LAST 10 GAMES: Bears: 5-5, averaging 70.5 points, 35.4 rebounds, 13.5 assists, 5.4 steals and 3.9 blocks per game while shooting 43.7% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 71.9 points per game.

Crimson: 5-5, averaging 69.1 points, 33.7 rebounds, 11.2 assists, 6.8 steals and 4.0 blocks per game while shooting 43.3% from the field. Their opponents have averaged 70.6 points.


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