Dartmouth 69
Penn 64
Date of game: 3/1/2013

Recap: Penn vs. Dartmouth

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Alex Mitola led a balanced attack with 17 points as the Dartmouth Big Green defeated the Penn Quakers, 69-64, in an Ivy League tilt at The Palestra.

Connor Boehm chipped in 15 points off the bench for Dartmouth (7-18, 3-8 Ivy) while Gabas Maldunas and Tyler Melville scored nine points each. The victory snapped the Big Green's five-game losing streak.

Tony Hicks paced the Quakers (7-20, 4-6) with 23 points on 7-of-14 shooting from the floor in the setback. Dau Jok added 14 points in 16 minutes off the bench while Miles Cartwright tallied 11 points and five assists. Henry Brooks netted 10 points as well, but it was not enough to help Penn avoid its second loss in as many games.

Penn scored the opening points of the contest as Cartwright put in a layup just over a minute after tip-off, but the Big Green responded with a 15-1 run to take control. Dartmouth outscored the hosts, 18-5, in points off of turnovers in the opening 20 minutes before taking a 35-30 lead into halftime. Penn chipped away at the early deficit by converting 9-of-10 at the free-throw line before the break.

The Big Green pushed their lead back up to 12 in the early stages of the second stanza before Penn held them scoreless for a span of five minutes which allowed the hosts to generate a 9-0 run. Penn managed to take its first lead since the opening basket of the game with 4:48 left on a Cartwright jumper, however the visitors answered with a decisive 9-0 run that put it out of reach.

Dartmouth outscored Penn, 26-14, in the paint and also, 27-13, in points off of turnovers en route to the road win.

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