HANOVER, N.H. -- Alex Barnett scored 24 points, including a key late basket, to lead Dartmouth to a 68-63 victory over Furman on Tuesday night.
Barnett sealed the game with a scoring drive with 20 seconds that put Dartmouth up 67-63.Elgin Fitzgerald and Ronnie Dixon each added 14 points for Dartmouth (1-3).Furman (1-3) was led by 14 from Alex Opacic. Noah States had 11 and Bryson Barnes and Justin Dehm each scored 10.Dartmouth hit only 16 of 26 free throws, but made six 3-pointers in 13 attempts. Furman managed only 4 of 16 from 3-point range.Furman refused to go away, pulling within 52-51 on a 9-0 run late in game. But Fitzgerald answered with two free throws and Ronnie Dixon added a 3-pointer. Dixon hit another 3-pointer after Furman pulled within 60-58.Connor Nolte's 3-pointer with 40 seconds narrowed Dartmouth's lead to 65-63 before Barnett's final points.