PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) -- Clayton Barlow-Wilcox scored 15 points
and Nate Maurer added 13 as unbeaten Carnegie Mellon topped
Princeton 51-46 Wednesday night, becoming the first Division III
team to defeat the Tigers in 23 years.
Carnegie Mellon (10-0) withstood a Princeton rally that tied the
score late in the second half and overcame a stretch of committing
nine turnovers in 11 possessions to score the final five points of
"If it's not the biggest win for us, it ranks right up with the
biggest," said Tartans coach Tony Wiggen.
Carnegie Mellon, ranked 22nd in Division III, had not played in
17 days. But the Tartans appeared ready to go right out of the
chute, taking a pair of five-point leads in the first half.
The Tartans surged ahead in the second half and held a 46-40
lead at the 5:48 mark only to see Princeton knot things with 2:59
to go on Okafor's follow-up basket.