Princeton 77, Columbia 66

Douglas Davis scored 20 points to lead Princeton past Columbia

77-66 on Friday night for the Tigers’ third straight win.

Mack Darrow added 19 points and Ian Hummer 16 for the Tigers

(14-10, 5-3 Ivy League), who outscored the Lions 50-39 in the

second half to overcome a 27-all halftime tie. Davis also added

eight rebounds, two steals and a block besides knocking down two

3-pointers and finishing 9 of 9 at the foul line.

Down 39-37 midway through the second half, Davis hit a jumper

and Darrow drained a 3-pointer to spark a 14-3 run and the Tigers

led the rest of the way. They outrebounded the Lions 30-25 and

forced nine turnovers.

Princeton also beat Columbia on Jan 14, giving the Tigers the

regular-season sweep.

Brian Barbour had a game-high 22 points to pace Columbia (14-11,

3-6), which has lost three of its last four contests.