Knowling, Yale cool hot-shooting Princeton, earn 80-74 win
Jan 29, 2022, 5:12 AM | Updated: 7:15 pm
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — Matt Knowling scored 17 points and led five players into double-digit scoring as Yale posted an 80-74 win over Princeton Saturday night, handing the Tigers their firsts Ivy League loss.
Yale’s defense held the league’s top-shooting team to just 42.2% shooting from the field overall. The Bulldogs held Princeton to 30.8% from the field in the first half while building a 43-26 lead at intermission.
Azar Swain and Jalen Gabbidon each scored 14 points for Yale (10-9, 4-1). Matthue Cotton added 12 points and Bez Mbeng posted his first career double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.
Jaelin Llewellyn scored 14 of his team-high 23 points in the second half and was 6 of 12 from behind the arc to lead Princeton (15-4, 5-1). Tosan Evboumwan and Ethan Wright each scored 15 points and Ryan Langborg contributed 10.
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