Dale leads Cornell to win over Princeton

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PRINCETON, N.J. (AP)—Louis Dale scored 21 points to lead Ivy League champion Cornell to a 71-64 victory over Princeton on Saturday night.

The Big Red (22-5, 14-0) rallied from behind to wrap up a perfect conference season for the first time in school history.

Ryan Wittman added 16 points and Jason Hartford 15 for Cornell, which became the 13th team in league history and first since 2003 to post an unbeaten conference season.

Princeton (6-22, 3-10) led 32-31 at halftime and was within 51-48 with 8:37 left.

But Dale hit a 3 to make it 54-48, and the sophomore guard made another 3-pointer with 6:09 left to put Cornell ahead by nine.

Kareem Maddox had 16 points to lead Princeton.

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 Cornell
Louis Dale Louis Dale
8-12,  21 Pts
3 Rebs, 4 Assists
 Princeton
Nick Lake Nick Lake
6-11,  15 Pts
4 Rebs, 1 Assists

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