Hummer, hot-shooting Princeton top Lafayette 82-64



EASTON, Pa. (AP) — Ian Hummer scored 22 points and Princeton shot 75 percent from the field in the second half to pull away from Lafayette 82-64 on Tuesday night.

Hummer made 10 of 12 field goals and also had six rebounds, four assists and two blocks.

The Tigers (4-3) shot 15 of 20 from the field in the second half and 61.2 percent for the game (30 of 49), winning back-to-back games in the series for the first time since 2001-02.

Dan Mavraides added 15 of his 17 points in the first half for Princeton en route to a 40-31 halftime lead.

The Tigers, who hit 9 of 17 3-pointers, have scored at least 60 points in seven straight games in a single season for the first time since February 1998.

The Leopards (1-6) closed to 52-43 with 12:46 left, but the Tigers answered with a 7-1 run.

Jared Mintz and Jim Mower scored 17 each to lead the Leopards, who shot 40 percent (22 of 55).