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BOSTON -- Tommy Amaker became the winningest coach in Harvard history when Chris Lewis scored a season-high 22 points and Seth Towns had 18 to lead the Crimson to a 74-66 victory over Boston College on Wednesday.It was Amakers 179th win in his 10th season, moving him ahead of his predecessor, Frank Sullivan (178-245), who was the coach from 1991 to 2007.It was the third straight victory for Harvard (4-4).Jerome Robinson led Boston College (4-4) with 25 points. A.J. Turner scored 13.The Crimson looked dedicated to driving to the basket on most possessions from the start, collecting a number of easy looks when they shot near 60 percent in the opening minutes. It triggered a 13-2 spree that helped them open a 23-10 lead.They pushed their advantage to 39-21 after Bryce Aikens driving basket capped a 6-0 spurt.The Eagles trailed by 19 points with just under 10 minutes to play but made a late charge, closing the deficit to 69-60 on Robinsons 3-pointer from the left corner.BIG PICTUREHarvard: The Crimson seemed to have figured out what type of team they have become after opening the season 1-3. They showed balance in a two-night span, when they beat Northeastern on Tuesday and then Boston College. On Tuesday, they scored only 18 points in the paint, but they had 20 at halftime on Wednesday against the Eagles, finishing with 34.Boston College: The Eagles need to find some more consistent scoring to go along with Robinson. 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Let us know which side youre on for UFC 167 use the hashtag #TeamLynch or #TeamJC on Twitter. SALVADOR, Brazil -- Brazil finally found its scoring touch in the mens soccer tournament at the Olympics.The host country advanced to the quarterfinals by beating Denmark 4-0 Wednesday, avoiding another embarrassing elimination in front of the home fans.Gabigol scored twice and Gabriel Jesus and Luan added the others at the Arena Fonte Nova as Brazil continues its quest to win the Olympic gold medal in soccer for the first time.The Brazilians will next play Colombia on Saturday in Sao Paulo.Brazil had been held to scoreless draws in its first two group games and needed a victory to guarantee a spot in the knockout round. It ended up first in Group A with five points, one more than Denmark, which also advanced and will play Nigeria in Salvador. South Africa and Iraq were eliminated after a 1-1 draw in Sao Paulo.The convincing victory also helped Brazil regain the support of the local fans, who had been disappointed by lackluster performances and had loudly jeered the team in the games against South Africa and Iraq.The crowd of more than 40,000 fans was behind the team from the start in Salvador and chanted The champion is back during parts of the game.Led by Neymar, Brazil arrived as the main favorite to win the Olympic tournament and finally breakthrough with the gold medal, which is the only trophy the five-time world champions havent won in soccer.Needing the victory, Brazil attacked from the start and took the lead after Gabigols close-range shot after a low cross by Douglas Santos in the 26th minute. Gabriel Jesus added to the lead from near the goal line in the 40th after a pass by Luan, who scored the third from near the penalty spot in a play started by Neymar. Gabigols second goal came with a shot off a rebound in the 80th.Neymar, who had been heckled by some fans after struggling in the first two games, played better and was much more involved in the game.dddddddddddd Gabigol and Gabriel Jesus, the 19-year-old forwards touted as some of Latin Americas most promising players, also improved and finally found the net.Brazil was in danger of another humiliating elimination just two years after the 7-1 loss to Germany at its home World Cup. The senior team also disappointed at the Copa America two months ago, failing to advance from the group stage of the continental competition.Earlier Wednesday, two-time Olympic champion Argentina and defending champion Mexico were eliminated from medal contention after failing to advance from the group stage.Playing without any of its biggest stars, Argentina needed a win against Honduras but was held to a 1-1 draw at the Mane Garrincha Stadium in Brasilia. It was another blow to Argentine soccer following the senior teams loss in the Copa America final in June and the ongoing crisis enveloping the sport at home.Mexico, which brought a stronger team and was among the title favorites, lost to South Korea 1-0 in Brasilia to end its chances of repeating its triumph from four years ago, when it upset Brazil in the final in London.South Korea will next play Honduras in Belo Horizonte.Germany will play Portugal in Brasilia after advancing to the quarterfinals with a 10-0 rout of Fiji at the Mineirao Stadium in Belo Horizonte, the same place where the countrys senior team embarrassed Brazil 7-1 in the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup. Fiji had already lost 5-1 to Mexico and 8-0 to South Korea.All quarterfinal matches will be on Saturday.---Tales Azzoni on Twitter: http://twitter.com/tazzoni. His work can be found at http://bigstory.ap.org/content/tales-azzoni ' ' '

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