NCAA Basketball

Princeton sinks 15 from long range to beat Columbia 72-56

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) Devin Cannady scored 17 points with 6-of-12 shooting to lead Princeton past Columbia for a 72-56 win Friday night.

Sebastian Much added 13 points and Jerome Desrosiers had 12 for Princeton (8-8, 1-1 Ivy), which scored the game's first eight points and never trailed. Cannady, Much and Desrosiers combined for 11 of the Tigers' 15 buckets from 3-point range.

Leading by 18 at the break, Princeton opened the second half with an 11-2 run capped with Will Gladson's 3-pointer to take its largest lead of the game, 52-25, with 17 minutes still to play.

Columbia (3-11, 0-1) was led by Mike Smith's 14 points and got 13 points from Quinton Adlesh.

Cannady's four 3-pointers gave him 50 for the season, making him the seventh Tiger in program history to sink at least 50 from long range in three separate season.

Updated January 12, 2018

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