Princeton beats Harvard, 77-71

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. (AP)—Dan Mavraides had 10 of his team-high 21 points in the final 2:20 to lead Princeton to a 77-71 win over Harvard on Saturday.

Princeton (7-8, 2-0 Ivy League) made 5-of-7 shots from beyond the arc in the second half, including three treys by Mavraides and two by Doug Davis, who finished with 19 points.

Jeremy Lin led Harvard (9-9, 1-3 Ivy) with 27 points, six rebounds and four assists. He scored 14 straight points for Harvard during a seven-minute stretch in the second half.

Drew Housman added 15 points and six assists for Harvard.

The game was tied 32-32 at halftime.

Princeton took its first lead of the game, 35-32, on a 3-pointer by Davis a minute into the second half.

Zach Finley and Kareem Maddox led Princeton rebounders with five apiece.

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 Top Performers
 Princeton
Dan Mavraides Dan Mavraides
6-8,  22 Pts
2 Rebs, 1 Assists
 Harvard
Jeremy Lin Jeremy Lin
9-15,  27 Pts
6 Rebs, 4 Assists

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