Stephens, Bell lead Princeton over Brown 78-63
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Myles Stephens had 22 points and 12 rebounds to help Princeton roll to a 78-63 victory over Brown on Friday night.
Princeton (13-15, 5-8 Ivy League) has won back-to-back games since snapping a seven-game losing streak. Brown (11-15, 4-9) has lost five straight.
Amir Bell added 21 points for the Tigers. Devin Cannady had 16 points and Jerome Desrosiers chipped in 10. Bell made three 3-pointers and Cannady, Stephens, and Desrosiers each made two.
Obi Okolie scored 17 points to lead Brown.
Princeton took the lead for good midway through the first half and built a 32-25 halftime advantage. Stephens scored on a dunk and Cannady scored the Tigers’ next eight points to stretch the lead to 18 with 13 minutes to play. A 9-2 spurt pulled Brown to 56-47 but they didn’t get closer.