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Miles Wright with 16 points as Dartmouth beats Columbia 61-49


HANOVER, New Hampshire — Miles Wright scored 16 points and grabbed six rebounds as Dartmouth beat Columbia 61-49 on Saturday night.

Alex Mitola added 13 points for the Big Green (9-13, 2-6 Ivy League). Gabas Maldunas had 11 points and nine rebounds and Malik Gill 10 points. The team hit 19 of 38 (50 percent) from the field — including 7 of 12 from distance — and 16 of 27 (59.3 percent) from the line.

Dartmouth took a 12-0 lead with the help of a pair of 3-pointers by Mitola and led 28-26 at the break.

Steve Frankoski gave Columbia its only lead of the game, 31-30, on a 3-pointer early in the second half. Dartmouth answered with a 15-6 run capped by a Wright 3-pointer to take a 45-37 lead with 6:50 to play and the Big Green cruised from there.

Frankoski led the Lions (11-11, 3-5) with 14 points.

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