Princeton 78, Rutgers 73
PISCATAWAY, N.J. (AP)Dan Mavraides scored a career-high 26
points to lead Princeton to a 78-73 overtime victory over Rutgers
on Friday night, spoiling the debut of Scarlet Knights coach Mike
Rice was coaching his first game with Rutgers after leading
Robert Morris to two straight NCAA appearances.
In beating Rutgers for the first time since Dec. 8, 2004,
Princeton won just its second game in the last 12 meetings between
the two schools.
Mavraides hit two foul shots to give Princeton a 67-65 lead to
start OT and the Tigers never gave up the lead. Mavraides hit the
last of his six three-pointers to make it 72-68 with 1:48 left.
Ian Hummer had 17 points for Princeton and Douglas Davis added
16. James Beatty led Rutgers with 15, while Dane Miller and
freshman Mike Poole had 14 each.