PROVIDENCE, Rhode Island — Cedric Kuakumensah launched a jump shot that rattled around the rim before falling through with 2 seconds remaining to cap Brown's 17-point comeback in a 57-56 defeat of Cornell on Saturday night.
Brown (12-15 3-7 Ivy League) trailed the Big Red 40-23 after missing its first five shots and committing three turnovers to open the second half.
Cornell (12-14, 4-6) started with a 6-0 run after halftime. But over the final 17:22, the Bears outscored Cornell 34-16. Tavon Blackmon scored 11 of his 17 points after halftime. Steven Spieth, who started the comeback with a three-point play, scored all 11 of his points during the rally.
JR Hobbie added 12 points and Kuakumensah blocked five shots and scored 11 points.