Columbia 67, Dartmouth 60
Noruwa Agho had 19 points as Columbia survived a poor shooting
performance to defeat Dartmouth 67-60 on Friday night and sweep the
The Lions (14-9, 5-4 Ivy League), who have won two in a row
after a three-game skid, shot only 33.8 percent from the field (23
of 68) and 61.5 percent from the free-throw line (16 of 26).
Agho, the Ivy League’s leading scorer, was 9 of 22 from the
field. He also had nine rebounds and five assists, while Asenso
Ampim had 10 points and 10 rebounds, and Meiko Lyles added 11
Tyler Melville’s 20 points led the Big Green (5-18, 1-8), who
shot 42 percent (21 of 50) and made 16 of 19 free throws.
After the Lions took a 33-24 halftime lead, the teams combined
for only seven points in the first 5 minutes of the second
Ahead 38-30, Columbia used an 11-0 spurt to lead 49-30 and never
let the margin fall below six.