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Princeton vs Columbia Final: 61-59 - Recap
Steven Cook scored 19 points leading Princeton to a 61-59 victory over Columbia at L. Stockwell Jadwin Gymnasium on Saturday.
Princeton did not, however, defeat Columbia against the spread, which closed at -14.5 at most sportsbooks.
Princeton got 15 points from Myles Stephens and another 11 points from Devin Cannady. Spencer Weisz contributed 4 assists, while Steven Cook cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Columbia got a 21-point performance from Mike Smith, who was supported by 9 points from Quinton Adlesh. Quinton Adlesh had 4 assists in a losing cause for Columbia, while Mike Smith grabbed 6 rebounds.
Princeton was winning at the break before taking care of business in the second half.
Columbia had a 27-24 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.
Princeton looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against the Yale. Columbia will aim to get back on the winning track at Harvard.