HANOVER, N.H. — Tyler Melville scored 21 points Saturday night, including a layup in overtime that helped put the game out of reach, as Dartmouth beat Princeton 78-69.

John Golden scored 19, Connor Boehm 14, and Dartmouth (9-9, 2-2 Ivy) outshot Princeton 52.1 percent to 45.1 percent.

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Hans Brase scored five straight points for Princeton to tie it at 31 at halftime. Dartmouth led 63-60 with 27 seconds to play, but Will Barrett drew a foul while making a layup and sank the free throw to tie it at 63 at the end of regulation.

Melville’s layup at 1:41 in overtime gave Dartmouth a 70-67 edge, and the Big Green finished on an 8-2 run, with Brandon McDonnell capping the game with a dunk.

Barrett led Princeton (12-5, 0-3) with 28 and shot 6 of 9 from beyond the arc. T.J. Bray scored 16 and Brase 13.

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Started at The Press in 1993 as an Ocean County reporter. Moved to the copy desk in 1994 until taking over as editor of At The Shore in 1995. Became deputy sports editor in 2004 and was promoted to sports editor in 2007.

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