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

1-for-8 shooting.