Brown 57, Princeton 54

Matt Mullery scored 15 points and Steve Gruber sank two free

throws with 8 seconds left, leading Brown to a 57-54 win over

Princeton on Saturday.

The Bears (10-17, 4-6 Ivy League) led 55-51 with just less than

20 seconds left, but Patrick Saunders dropped in a layup and Marcus

Schroeder sank a free throw to pull the Tigers within one point.

Gruber connected on 2 of 2 free throws, though, and Douglas Davis

missed a late jumper for the Tigers to seal Brown’s win.

Peter Sullivan added 13 points and Tucker Halpern had 12 for the

Bears, who finished with a 94.7 percent mark from the foul line

(18-for-19). The Tigers shot just 57.1 percent from the stripe

(4-for-7).

Muller was 7-for-7 from the foul line – one of four Bears to

finish perfect at the stripe.

Schroeder scored 17 points for the Tigers (16-7, 7-2), who

dropped out of first place in the conference.