Columbia slips past Dartmouth 69-59

NEW YORK (AP) Maodo Lo scored 22 points to lead Columbia to a 69-59 win over Dartmouth on Saturday night.

Columbia (15-10, 4-4 Ivy League) took control with a 10-1 run midway through the second half that included a 3-pointer from Steve Frankoski to go up 51-38 and never let Dartmouth get closer than six points the rest of the game.

Alex Rosenberg contributed 19 points, including 14-for-15 shooting from the penalty stripe, as the Lions snapped a two-game skid with the win.

Both teams shot comparably from the field, but Columbia held the advantage at the free throw line, hitting 22 of 26 compared to Dartmouth’s 14 of 24.

The Big Green (9-13, 2-6) trailed by just a point at the break but was outscored 38-29 in the second half.

Connor Boehm led Dartmouth with 15 points, while Alex Mitola added 13 and Tyler Melville 11.