NCAA Game Summary - Princeton at Penn
(Saturday, January 11th)
Final Score: Penn 77, Princeton 74
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Miles Jackson-Carwright's two free-
throws with five seconds remaining proved to be the difference as the Penn
Quakers knocked off the Princeton Tigers 77-74 in the Ivy League opener for
each team at the Palestra.
Tony Hicks led Penn (3-10, 1-0 Ivy League) with 18 points, while Darien
Nelson-Henry and Fran Dougherty each added 17 points. Dougherty collected 12
rebounds as well for the Quakers, who ended a seven-game losing streak with
T.J. Bray scored a game-high 19 points to lead five players in double figures
for Princeton (11-3, 0-1). Will Barrett provided 15 points, Hans Brase tallied
14 and Denton Koon and Spencer Weisz each chipped in 10.
Penn led 43-38 at the break after shooting 56.7 percent in the first half
while holding Princeton to 40.6 percent.
The Tigers rallied in the second period by shooting 46.2 percent from the
field, including a 4-of-10 showing from beyond the arc. They trailed by as
many as 11 points in the frame but clawed their way back, tying the game at
74-74 in the final seconds. However, Jackson-Cartwright was fouled on the next
possession and notched the two free-throws that pushed Penn ahead for good.
The Quakers earned a 42-25 advantage in rebounds. Princeton forced 18
turnovers while committing only eight itself.
01/11 20:58:42 ET
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