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Princeton capitalizes on late first-half surge, pulls away from Dartmouth 67-57

Hans Brase scored 14 points and Spencer Weisz added 11 with 10 rebounds as Princeton defeated Dartmouth 67-57 on Friday night.

The Tigers were trailing 18-17 late in the first half, but closed on a 14-1 surge sparked by 3-pointers from Jimmy Sherburne and Ben Hazel to grab a 31-19 lead at the break. Dartmouth pulled within eight, 45-37 at the midway mark in the second half, but Weisz followed with a three-point play to ignite a 13-3 run to push their lead to 18 with 7:07 remaining.

Princeton (15-7, 3-5 Ivy League) led by double digits the rest of the way. They shot 20 of 23 from the foul line, sank nine 3-pointers and outrebounded the Big Green 41-34. Hazel scored 12 points, Sherburne had 10 and T.J. Bray dished out seven assists.

Dartmouth (9-14, 2-7) was led by Connor Boehm with 11 points and Wesley Dickinson had 10.