Dartmouth edges Princeton 66-63

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PRINCETON, N.J. (AP)—Alex Barnett scored 22 points—including six straight free throws in the final minute—to give Dartmouth a 66-63 win over Princeton on Saturday.

Marlon Sanders added 13 points and David Rufful finished with 12 for the Big Green (8-16, 6-4 Ivy League). Dan Mavraides had 19 for the Tigers (10-12, 5-4), wile Douglas Davis added 16 and Pawel Buczak had 11.

The two teams had traded the lead for most of the second half before Dartmouth went ahead for good with 47 seconds left to play, taking a 62-61 lead on two free throws by Barnett. He then made two more with 28 seconds remaining, but Davis responded with two free throws to cut the lead to 64-63 with 17 seconds left.

Mavraides then immediately fouled Barnett, who hit two more free throws. Princeton then held the ball for a final shot, but Mavraides missed a 3-point try in the final seconds.

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Alex Barnett Alex Barnett
6-13,  22 Pts
6 Rebs, 1 Assists
Dan Mavraides Dan Mavraides
6-12,  19 Pts
5 Rebs, 0 Assists

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