Double-doubles from Bella Alarie and Taylor Baur helped Princeton women’s basketball beat Penn and earn its ninth straight win.
“At many universities, students have to choose between supporting athletics and excelling in academics,“ the University statement read. “Not at Princeton.”
Princeton women’s basketball has shined on offense and locked down on defense during a successful non-conference schedule.
Senior forward and two-time Ivy League Player of the Year Bella Alarie has missed the entirety of four of Princeton women’s basketball’s first nine games due to injuries. The Tigers have won all of them.
Princeton men’s basketball (1–6) entered Wednesday night’s game at Drexel (5–4) looking to build off the momentum generated over its past two games, a near-upset over Arizona State and a win over Bucknell.
With the men’s basketball season in full swing, here’s how the other seven Ancient Eight teams are faring in non-conference play.
A double-double from Ellie Mitchell and 17 points from Abby Meyers helped Princeton women’s basketball take down St. Francis Brooklyn 76–44.
After two consecutive losses put a damper on a season with a 7–0 start, Princeton football (8–2, 5–2 Ivy) managed to finish the year the way it wanted. On Saturday in Philadelphia, the Tigers scored 28 unanswered points and rushed for 283 yards to win 28–7 over rival Penn (5–5, 3–4 Ivy).
Princeton women’s basketball’s (4–1 overall, 0–0 Ivy League) first loss couldn’t have come in a more thrilling fashion. Despite a buzzer-beater at the end of regulation to send the game into overtime, as well as several chances at the end of overtime to force double overtime, Princeton fell 77–75 to Iowa (3–1) on Wednesday night.
Princeton women’s basketball will go on the road to face an Iowa team that made the Elite 8 last season.