Recap: Dartmouth vs. Columbia
Hanover, NH (SportsNetwork.com) - Alex Rosenberg knocked down all 17 of his free-throw attempts on his way to 31 points to lead the Columbia Lions to an 84-72 victory over the Dartmouth Big Green in an Ivy League clash at Leede Arena.
Rosenberg set a program record for most free throws in a game without a miss and shot 6-of-7 from the field for Columbia (18-10, 7-4 Ivy), which has won four straight games. Maodo Lo tallied 16 points and seven assists, Steve Frankoski netted 14 off the bench and Meiko Lyles added 10 points for the visitors.
Tyler Melville scored 19 points on 4-of-5 from beyond the arc for Dartmouth (9-16, 2-9), which extended its season-long losing streak to seven games. Connor Boehm poured in 17 points, while Brandon McDonnell and Alex Mitola netted 10 points apiece.
Columbia outshot Dartmouth from the field in the first half, 54.5 percent to 45.5 percent, as it carried a 33-30 lead into the break. The Big Green kept the game close by outscoring the Lions from the free-throw line in the opening 20 minutes, 6-2.
The Lions never gave up their advantage in the second stanza, pulling ahead by as many as 18 down the stretch. Rosenberg connected on 15 of his free throws after halftime to help keep Dartmouth at bay.
Both teams shot greater than 53 percent from 3-point range, but Columbia knocked down 13 long-range buckets to Dartmouth's eight.Game Notes