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Princeton 48, Monmouth, N.J. 46

December 15, 1996

WEST LONG BRANCH, N.J. (AP) _ Princeton made all six of its free throw attempts, including four in the game’s final 10 seconds, to clinch a 48-46 victory over Monmouth on Saturday.

Senior guard Sydney Johnson scored a game-high 17 points to lead the Tigers (4-2).

The score was tied at 39 when Princeton forward Gabe Lewullis hit a three-pointer with 3:09 remaining to give the Tigers a lead they would not relinquish.

Monmouth (1-3), down 44-43 with 12 seconds remaining, had a chance to take the lead, but Corey Albano committed a charging foul in the lane.

Monmouth led 29-26 at the half.

Giedrius Aidietis and Mustafa Barksdale each had 13 points to lead Monmouth in scoring.

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