No. 25 Princeton women beat Brown 74-62 to clinch a spot in Ivy Madness

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Kaitlyn Chen scored 17 points, freshman Ashley Chea added 12 and No. 25 Princeton controlled the fourth quarter in beating Brown 74-62 on Friday night to clinch a spot in Ivy Madness.

Princeton pulled away early in the fourth by scoring eight straight points to take a 61-54 lead. The Tigers were 6 of 11 from the field in the fourth, while Brown went 3 of 15.

Chet Nweke had 11 points and nine rebounds for Princeton (19-3, 9-0), which plays at Yale on Saturday.

Grace Arnolie scored 18 points, Kyla Jones had 15 points and eight rebounds, and freshman Olivia Young added 11 points for Brown (13-9, 4-5), which hosts Pennsylvania on Saturday.

Brown went nearly six minutes without scoring spanning the first-quarter break as Princeton built a 24-10 lead.

Young made a 3-pointer with 6:23 left in the third quarter to give Brown its first lead, 39-38, since it was 2-0. Jones had a steal and fast-break layup a few seconds later and Arnolie added a 3-pointer on the next possession for a 44-38 lead.

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