Milton Chavis scored 12 points and Lamont Austin added 11 for the Eagles (3-3), who improved to 2-0 in the Lewisburg subregional of the TicketCity Legends Classic. The Tigers have lost both of their games in the tournament.
The Eagles led the Tigers just 20-18 at the break and still by only two points, 25-23, with 16 minutes left in the game. But Chavis scored half his points to spark a 12-0 Morehead State run, dropping in two layups and a jumper in 1 1/2 minutes.
The Eagles cruised the rest of the way, outscoring Princeton 48-38 in the second half.
Ian Hummer was Princeton’s (1-5) only player in double figures, scoring 12 points.