PRINCETON — T.J. Bray had 19 points and six rebounds and Princeton used the game’s only significant scoring run Friday night to pull away from Yale 57-46.

The score was tied 36-36 with 9 minutes to go when Princeton (16-8, 4-6 Ivy League) scored 10 straight points, capped by Will Barrett’s 3-pointer for a 46-36 lead with 6:03 left.

Bray’s 3-pointer with 3:21 left extended Princeton’s lead to 52-39 and Yale (14-11, 8-3) got no closer than 10 points from there. Spencer Weisz had 14 points and Hans Brase had 12 points for the Tigers.

Justin Sears led the way for the Bulldogs with 22 points, nine rebounds and three blocks while Javier Duren added 13 points.

With a second loss in a row, Yale drops two games behind Harvard for first place in the Ivy League with three games left to play. Yale will host Harvard on March 7.

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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