Cornell beats Dartmouth 73-63 to stay on top of Ivy League
HANOVER, N.H. (AP)—Ryan Wittman scored 16 points as Cornell stayed undefeated in the Ivy League with a 73-63 win over Dartmouth on Saturday night.
Adam Gore had 13 points, Louis Dale and Jason Hartford 12 apiece, and Alex Tyler 11 for the Big Red (16-5, 8-0), who won their 10th consecutive game.
DeVon Mosley had 18 points, Elgin Fitzgerald 17 and John Ball 13 for Dartmouth (8-14, 1-7), which lost its sixth in a row.
Cornell led by as many as eight points in the first half before Mosley’s 3-pointer banked in as time ran out to draw the Big Green within 36-35 at halftime.
Cornell shot 68 percent from the field in the half, but Dartmouth stayed close because Mosley went 4-for-5 from outside the arc.
After Dartmouth pulled head 46-45 in the second half, Cornell took the lead for good with a 7-2 run.
Leading 56-54, the Big Red held Dartmouth to two field goals and five free throws over the final 9:30 while pulling ahead by as many as 12.