Princeton defeats Dartmouth 71-43

3/5/10 in NCAABB

PRINCETON, N.J. -- Douglas Davis scored 15 points and Princeton defeated Dartmouth 71-43 on Friday night.

Patrick Saunders added 11 points for the Tigers (18-8, 9-3 Ivy League), who saw 12 of their players score. Princeton has won two games in a row after losing two straight.

The Tigers jumped out to a huge lead, as a 3-pointer from Dan Mavraides made the score 24-7 with 9:43 to play in the first half. Princeton led 39-20 at halftime.

In the first half, the Tigers shot 51.6 percent from the field (16-for-31), compared to only 30.4 percent for Dartmouth (7-for-23).

An 8-0 run in the second half gave Princeton its largest lead at 61-29 with 8:50 remaining.

R.J. Griffin paced the Big Green (5-22, 1-12) with nine points.

Dartmouth has lost four games in a row and is winless on the road this season.

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