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4 starters etch double-digit scoring as Cornell tops Princeton 68-60


ITHACA, New York — Galal Cancer finished with 17 points and four rebounds to lead Cornell to a 68-60 win over Princeton on Saturday.

Shonn Miller had 15 points and six rebounds, Devin Cherry added 13 and seven and Pat Smith added 10 points including two 3-pointers for Cornell (11-11, 3-3 Ivy). The Big Red finished shooting 39.5 percent from the field but hit the 86.1 percent mark from the free throw line (31 of 36).

Ben Hazel had 18 points, including three 3-pointers and Steven Cook had 11 points despite just 3-of-15 shooting from the field for Princeton (10-11, 3-2).

Clay Wilson hit a 3-pointer to send the Tigers into halftime up four. Midway through the second half, Princeton went on an 8-0 run, with Hazel scoring five of the eight. Cornell then cored 22 straight points to nab a 10-point advantage carrying the Big Red to the 1:14 mark. The two teams treaded free throws as Cornell held on.

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