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Stony Brook Crushes UVM

Stony Brook, n.y. — Marcus Rouse came off the bench to score 16 points, and Jameel Warney had 12 points and 10 rebounds as Stony Brook defeated Vermont 65-48 last night in a matchup of the America East Conference leaders.

Tommy Brenton added 13 points, six assists and six rebounds for the Seawolves (19-6, 10-2), who won their 16th consecutive regular-season home conference game.

Stony Brook, which led 35-29 at halftime, started the second half with a 20-5 run. Warney scored eight of the Seawolves’ first 13 points in that stretch.

Rouse scored 11 of his points in the first half and finished the game 6 of 8 from the field, including 4 of 5 from 3-point range.

Sandro Carissimo scored 14 points and Luke Apfeld 12 for Vermont (16-9, 9-4). Clancy Rugg, who scored 19 when the Catamounts beat Stony Brook 81-73 at home on Jan. 18, was scoreless this time.

Harvard 73, Penn 54

Boston — Kenyatta Smith posted career highs with 20 points, nine rebounds and a school-record 10 blocked shots as Ivy League leader Harvard cruised over Pennsylvania (5-18, 2-4).

The Crimson, which came in leading the Ivy League in blocks (4.1 per game), had a school-record 15 rejections.

Smith made 8 of 9 field goals while Wesley Saunders scored 23 points and Steve Moundo-Missi added 11 for Harvard (14-7, 6-1), which is 10-1 at home this season.

Cornell 68, Yale 61

New Haven, Conn. — Shonn Miller and Johnathan Gray scored 18 points apiece as Cornell held off Yale for its third Ivy League win in four contests.

Trailing by three, the Big Red (12-12, 4-3) used a 16-5 run to lead 54-46 with 8:47 left. The Bulldogs (9-15, 3-4) chipped away, tying it at 59 with 3:03 left. Justin Sears, who led Yale with 13 points, had seven in the spurt.