Scores

Final

Princeton 56

(9-5, 0-1 Ivy)

Columbia 64

(10-5, 1-0 Ivy)

    7:00 PM ET, January 12, 2007

    Francis S. Levien Gymnasium, New York, New York

    1 2 T
    PRIN 23 3356
    CLMB 33 3164

    Top Performers

    Princeton: J. Conway 11 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast

    Columbia: M. Montgomery 11 Pts, 5 Reb, 3 Ast

    Columbia 64, Princeton 56

    NEW YORK (AP) -- Mack Montgomery scored five points in Columbia's late 9-0 run and the Lions held off Princeton 64-56 on Friday night in the Ivy League opener for both teams.

    Princeton (9-5) trailed 33-23 at the half, but used a 21-6 run -- capped by Lincoln Gunn's 3-pointer -- to take a 47-44 lead with 8:23 to go.

    After the teams traded baskets for a 49-49 tie, Brett Loscalzo hit a 3-pointer, Montgomery followed with another and then made two free throws to put the Lions (10-5) in front 57-49. Patrick Foley added a single foul shot to complete the run.

    Foley hit four more free throws, and Montgomery added two in the final 1:03.

    Montgomery, Foley and Ben Nwachukwu each scored 11 points for Columbia, while John Baumann had 10. Mike Strittmatter and Gunn had 13 apiece for Princeton and Justin Conway added 11.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    PRIN
    CLMB
    Points 56 64
    FG Made-Attempted 21-46 (.457) 22-33 (.667)
    3P Made-Attempted 8-24 (.333) 5-8 (.625)
    FT Made-Attempted 6-8 (.750) 15-20 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 21 (0/0) 14 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 13

    2006-07 Season

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