Scores

Final

Kent State 68

(9-4, 2-2 away)

Princeton 73

(10-2, 5-1 home)

12:00 PM ET, December 31, 2013

L. Stockwell Jadwin Gymnasium, Princeton, New Jersey

1 2 T
KENT 26 4268
PRIN 38 3573

Top Performers

Kent State: D. Manley 17 Pts, 1 Reb, 1 Ast

Princeton: W. Barrett 19 Pts, 7 Reb, 1 Stl

Princeton holds off Kent State rally, 73-68

Associated Press

PRINCETON, N.J. -- Spencer Weisz sank a pair of free throws that finally put Princeton in the clear as the Tigers went 8-for-10 from the line in the final 43 seconds to fend off Kent State 73-68 in a down-to-the-wire thriller on Tuesday.

The Tigers (10-2 for the first time since 1997-98) were 29 of 40 from the line as Kent State was whistled for 27 fouls. The Golden Flashes (9-4) fell behind by as many as 15 in the second half before clawing back with a rain of 3-pointers (10-22).

Devareaux Manley scored 11 of his 17 points in the final 5:48, including a pair of 3-pointers and five free throws to forge two ties and two one-point leads for the Flashes, who had trailed since early in the game.

Princeton's T.J. Bray reclaimed the lead, 67-66, with two free throws. Will Barrett's 19 points led the Tigers, Hans Brase added 15.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
KENT
PRIN
Points 68 73
FG Made-Attempted 22-56 (.393) 18-51 (.353)
3P Made-Attempted 10-22 (.455) 8-25 (.320)
FT Made-Attempted 14-22 (.636) 29-40 (.725)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 27 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

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