Princeton dominates Brown 81-47

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) Brendan Connolly scored 14 points and dished six assists as Princeton beat Brown 81-47 on Saturday night for its third straight win.

Patrick Saunders and Douglas Davis added 12 apiece for Princeton while Connolly, Ian Hummer and T.J. Bray each pulled down seven rebounds

Brown (8-23, 2-12 Ivy League) trailed 20-19 after Tyler Ponticelli converted a layup. However, Saunders made back-to-back jumpers for Princeton, sparking a 13-4 run over the final 5:33 of the first half.

The Tigers pushed their lead to 20, 48-28, behind a layup from Bray with 15:48 left to play.

Matt Sullivan led Brown with 12 but the Bears shot just 29 percent (18 of 62) from the field, including 4 of 18 from deep, and converted only 7 of 15 free throws.

Princeton (18-11, 9-4) hit 54.2 percent (32 of 59) of its shots and dished out 17 team assists.