Princeton 31 32 6 69
Dartmouth 31 32 15 78
Date of game: 2/1/2014

Recap: Dartmouth vs. Princeton

Hanover, NH ( - Tyler Melville led the way with 21 points as the Dartmouth Big Green outlasted the Princeton Tigers in overtime, 78-69, in an Ivy League conflict at Leede Arena.

For the Big Green (9-9, 2-2 Ivy), John Golden added 19 points and Connor Boehm scored 14.

Will Barrett led all scorers with 28 points for the Tigers (12-5, 0-3), while T.J. Bray finished with 16 points and Hans Brase chipped in with 13 points and seven rebounds.

The teams went into halftime knotted at 31-31. Both shot well to start the game, with Dartmouth connecting on 56 percent of its shots and Princeton 45.8 percent. The Tigers did hit on 6-of-15 from beyond the arc in the first to just 3-of-6 from the Big Green.

In the second half, the squads again knocked down their shots with accuracy, as the Tigers shot 50 percent from the field and the Big Green even better at 52.9 percent. Trailing by three, Barrett was fouled scoring a layup with 18 seconds and tied the game with the subsequent made free-throw. Golden had a chance to win it in regulation for the Big Green, but his 3-pointer at the buzzer was off the mark.

In the extra session, Dartmouth used an 8-0 run in the final 1:15 to pull away in overtime and secure the victory.

Dartmouth had the edge on the boards, 28-26, and in bench points, 16-7. The Tigers outscored the Big Green in the paint, 26-24.

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