Princeton pulls away from Lafayette
EASTON, Pa. (AP) Steven Cook scored 14 points missing just two shots and Henry Caruso scored 12 points and had seven rebounds to lead Princeton past Lafayette 71-55 on Wednesday night.
Matt Klinewski's 3 brought Lafayette to within 34-31 to start the second before back-to-back baskets gave the Tigers a seven-point lead. Caruso later made a layup and moved Princeton's lead to 45-33 with 11:42 to play.
After Nick Lindner's 3, Spencer Weisz did the same for Princeton (1-2) and the Tigers led by double figures the rest of the way.
Auston Evans gave Lafayette its last lead at 26-25 on jumper with 4:06 left before halftime.
Lindner led Lafayette (2-3) with 18 points and Klinewski chipped in 13 for the Leopards.
Princeton shot 50 percent (29 for 58) and distributed 19 assists in the process. The Tigers lead the all-time series 50-19.