CAMBRIDGE, Mass. -- Siyani Chambers scored 21 points and dished out seven assists, and Harvard overcame a 13-point deficit to force overtime and defeat Dartmouth 82-77 on Saturday.
Wesley Saunders finished with 20 points, seven rebounds, six assists and three steals for the Crimson (10-6, 2-0 Ivy League), who have won three of their last four games. Jonah Travis had 16 points and Christian Webster added 13.
Harvard trailed 57-44 after Dartmouth's Malik Gill made two free throws. But the Crimson rallied and forced overtime after Chambers scored on a layup, tying the game at 62-62 with 5 seconds left in regulation.
Harvard scored the first six points in overtime and did not relinquish its advantage the rest of the way. Chambers had five points in OT.
Gill and John Golden each scored 15 points for the Big Green (4-12, 0-2). Conner Boehm recorded a double-double with 14 points and 11 rebounds.
Four-star power forward Royce Hamm ended his recruitment on Friday with a commitment to head coach Shaka Smart and the Texas Longhorns after also considering Vanderbilt, Arkansas, Baylor and Houston among others.
Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes did his best Stone Cold Steve Austin impression and brought the pain to some fellow Badgers.
Avery Johnson's first season as a college coach was a success by most measures, and he'll aim to keep the Crimson Tide rolling in the right direction.