Twenty-five games in, the team has remained true to its word. The Tigers (24–1, 12–0 Ivy) used dominant defensive performances to beat Brown and Yale this weekend and secure the regular season Ivy League title.
The Princeton women's basketball remains undefeated in the Ivy League after an 87–55 win against Dartmouth. Princeton only had a two-point lead by the end of the first half, but secured a decisive victory throughout the second half thanks to the Tiger defense. Senior forward Bella Alarie hurt her knee in the beginning of the game, but came back strong for the rest of the game, scoring 28 points in 26 minutes of play. Sophomore guard Grace Stone also received a career-high 16 points during the game. The Tigers will be facing their rival, Penn, on Tuesday night.
“Destroyed” and “rolled” were among the words used by Princeton head coach Mitch Henderson to describe his team’s 88–64 loss to Yale on Friday night.
Despite losing for the first time in the Ivy League, Princeton remained tied for first in the league after Yale fell to Harvard.
Men’s basketball toppled Dartmouth 66-44 at Jadwin Gymnasium on Friday night. The Tigers remain undefeated in the Ivy League.
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.