Junior forward Ian Hummer has netted a team-best eight points to help the Princeton Tigers earn a 27-17 halftime lead over the visiting Penn Quakers in a Ivy League contest at L. Stockwell Jadwin Gymnasium. Penn (19-11, 11-2 Ivy League) is trying to force a one-game playoff with the Harvard Crimson, which currently sits a top of the Ivy League standings.
The Tigers (18-11, 9-4) made their first 10 of 14 shots from the floor to jump out to commanding 25-8 advantage with about four minutes remaining in the half. Overall, Princeton finished the half shooting 69-percent (11-for-16).
Trailing by 13 at around the four minutes mark, Penn used a small 9-2 run to trim the margin to just 10-points heading into the locker room.
Meanwhile, the Quakers shot just 33-percent from the floor after starting out 3-for-15. Senior guard Zack Rosen was the team's leading scorer with 11 points, as Penn was also been out rebounded by Princeton 16-6.
Surprisingly, the Tigers committed 10 turnovers in the first half.
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