Princeton 54, Harvard 51
Kareem Maddox scored 18 points as Princeton defeated Harvard
54-51 on Saturday night.
Maddox shot 10-for-11 from the free throw line for the Tigers
(19-8, 10-3 Ivy League), who swept the season series after
previously beating Harvard 56-53 on Feb. 5. Princeton has won three
games in a row.
A 3-pointer from Harvard’s Brandyn Curry put the Crimson ahead
51-50 with 1:15 left in the game. Princeton’s Marcus Schroeder then
made two free throws to give the Tigers a one-point lead, and
Harvard’s Jeremy Lin missed two layups in the following 40 seconds
that would have put the score in the Crimson’s favor. Schroeder
then made two more free throws with 12 seconds left to secure the
Curry paced Harvard (21-7, 10-4) with 11 points. Lin, whose 16.6
points per game lead the Crimson, finished with eight points on