PROVIDENCE, R.I. -- Johnathan Gray scored 10 of his 18 points during a key first-half run as Cornell defeated Ivy League-foe Brown 69-66 Saturday.
Shonn Miller added 13 points for Cornell, which won its third straight game and took sole possession of third place in the league.
Cornell (13-12, 5-3) led 24-22 before Gray hit a 3-pointer to spark an 11-2 run for the Big Red. Gray hit 3 treys during the run as Cornell took a 40-29 lead into halftime.
Brown (9-13, 3-5) made six 3-pointers in the second half and cut the deficit to 68-66 with 25 seconds left, but Stephen Albrecht missed a trey with 4 seconds showing.
The Bears outrebounded Cornell 41-31 but committed 16 turnovers, compared to nine for the Big Red.
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