November 20, 2010
EASTON, Pa. - Princeton_s 61 percent shooting from the field, including 75 percent in the second half, led the Tigers to an 82-64 victory over Lafayette. Ian Hummer had a game-high 22 points while Dan Mavraides and Doug Davis contributed 17 and 16, respectively for the Ivy League preseason favorite. Jared Mintz and Jim Mower led the way in the scoring column for the Leopards with 17 points each while Ryan Willen added 10. Mintz grabbed six from the glass and had three steals, but saw his minutes limited in the first half due to a pair of early fouls. Princeton led 40-31 at halftime and opened the second stanza with a 12-5 run that ended at the 15:14 mark. Patrick Saunders capped the spurt with a layup. Hummer had six points during the span to hand Princeton a 52-36 advantage. Lafayette answered with a 7-0 run capped by Mower_s three at 12:46. The trifecta chopped Princeton_s margin to nine, 52-43. The Tigers maintained a double-digit lead the rest of the way. Princeton_s hot shooting night, which included a 53-percent effort from three, was accompanied by 21 assists on 30 field goals.
Princeton 82, Lafayette 64