Columbia 33 25 58
Dartmouth 27 37 64
Date of game: 3/9/2013

Recap: Dartmouth vs. Columbia

Hanover, NH (Sports Network) - Led by 21 points from Alex Mitola, the Dartmouth Big Green defeated the Columbia Lions, 64-58, in an Ivy League tilt at Leede Arena.

Gabas Maldunas added 16 points and nine rebounds and Connor Boehm chipped in with 12 points off the bench for the Big Green (9-19, 5-9 Ivy).

For the Lions (12-16, 4-10), Brian Barbour paced the team with 17 points, while Grant Mullins and Alex Rosenberg each finished with 13.

Columbia took a 33-27 advantage into halftime by knocking down 4-of-9 from 3- point range and outscoring Dartmouth 11-5 at the free-throw line. Dartmouth finished the opening half connecting on 62.5 percent from the field and 2-of-4 from 3-point distance.

In the second half the Lions went cold, making only 26.1 percent of their field goal tries, including 2-of-7 from beyond the 3-point arc. The Big Green hit on 47.4 percent from the field and 4-of-9 from 3-point range.

Dartmouth opened the half with an 11-2 run to take their first lead since midway through the first. From there the teams traded leads until the Big Green went ahead for good, with a 6-0 run in the final minutes that turned a one-point deficit into a five-point lead.

Dartmouth grabbed the win despite capturing a mere four offensive rebounds, compared to 12 for the visitors.

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