Tigers Take Down Cold-Shooting Bears, 52-37
Feb. 4, 2006
Princeton, New Jersey - Sophomore forward Noah Savage connected on 6 of 8 three-point baskets in scoring a game high 23 points, leading Princeton to a 52-37 Ivy League victory over Brown. The win lifts the Tigers to 5-12 overall, 3-1 in the Ivy League, while Brown drops to 6-13 overall, 2-4 in Ivy play.
The cold-shooting Bears missed their first 10 shots from the field and were held without a field goal until sophomore Mark MacDonald scored Brown's first basket with 8:16 remaining in the first half to cut Princeton's lead to 13-3.
The Tigers held a 30-12 lead at the half, holding the Bears to just three field goals, all by MacDonald, who netted eight first half points. Savage scored 11 first half points for the Tigers, while senior guard Scott Greenman netted nine points, all from behind the three-point arc.
Princeton's largest second half lead was 23 points, 40-17, on a Savage three-point jumper with 12:11 left in the game.
The Bears were able to connect on just 1 of 12 shots (8 percent) from behind the three-point arc, while Princeton connected on 10 of 23 treys (43 percent)
Sophomore Damon Huffman led the Bears, scoring 12 of his team high 14 points in the second half. MacDonald finished the game with eight points, while grabbing a game high six rebounds.
Savage connected on 7 of 10 shots from the field and 3 of 4 free throws in scoring his 23 points. Greenman finished with nine points as did Luke Owings. Justin Conway scored eight points and grabbed six rebounds for the Tigers.
The Bears will return to action next Friday and Saturday, February 10-11, against Cornell and Columbia at the Pizzitola Sports Center.