Dartmouth Holds Off Men's Hoops, 78-69
|Game 17: Princeton at Dartmouth
Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014
|Coming off a win over Penn Friday night, Dartmouth kept the momentum going and defeated Princeton 78-69 in overtime Saturday night in New Hampshire.
The Tigers, who entered the weekend ranked No. 1 in the nation in fewest total turnovers, had two of their three highest turnover games on the season over the weekend, matching their season high tonight with 17 giveaways against the Big Green. Princeton couldn't make up for it from beyond the arc, going just 10 of 30.
|Dartmouth||Tyler Melville (21)
||Connor Boehm (7)
||John Golden (3)
||Alex Mitola (2)
||5 tied at 1
|Princeton||Will Barrett (28)
||Hans Brase (7)
||Hans Brase (4)
||Hans Brase (2)
||Will Barrett (9)
|17: Princeton matched a season high with 17 turnovers against the Big Green a night after turning it over 16 times at Harvard.
|Will Barrett cut to the basket with 18 seconds to go in regulation and forced overtime with the hoop and the foul, making it 63-63. Dartmouth then missed a potential game-winning 3-pointer, and the contest went five more minutes.
• Princeton lost in Hanover for the first time since 2008, ending a five-game winning streak at Leede Arena. It was also the last time Princeton was swept on the Harvard-Dartmouth trip. Dartmouth's last win over Princeton was in 2009 in Jadwin Gym.
• Will Barrett became the third Tiger in two nights to have a career-high scoring output of greater than 20 points, scoring 28 against the Big Green. He went 6-9 from distance and 9-12 from the field overall. T.J. Bray (26) and Hans Brase (20) had career highs last night at Harvard.
|Princeton will host Columbia Friday night in Jadwin Gym. The Lions are 2-2 in the Ivy and 13-8 overall after a 64-56 loss at Brown tonight.