HANOVER, N.H. (AP)—R.J. Griffin scored 29 points, Gabas Maldunas had 15 points and both combined to go 5 of 6 at the foul line in the game’s final 25 seconds to seal Dartmouth’s 66-62 victory over Bryant on Saturday night for the Big Green’s first win of the season.
After Corey Maynard pulled Houston Baptist within one point on a 3-pointer with 1:05 left to play, the Dartmouth (1-2) teammates stepped up at the line. Maldunas was 3-for-4 and Griffin was 2-for-2 in the game’s final minute to help Dartmouth seal it.
Griffin also finished 7-for-11 from long range and a perfect 6-for-6 on the night at the charity stripe.
Maldunas also led the Big Green with 10 rebounds, as they outrebounded the Bulldogs 34-25. Dartmouth’s bench also outscored Bryant’s 26-14.
Alex Francis led the Bulldogs (1-3) with 14 points.