Lilly’s late jumper lifts Brown past Princeton 72-70

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Kino Lilly Jr. scored seven points in the final 69 seconds to lift Brown to a 72-70 win over Princeton on Saturday.

Lilly’s jumper with 1:09 left pulled the Bears within two and his 3-pointer 20 seconds later put them in the lead, 68-67. After Matt Allocco put the Tigers back in front with a jumper with 32 seconds left, Lilly hit the game-winning jumper with three seconds left.

Lilly finished with 26 points to lead Brown, hitting 10 for 15 (4 for 7 from 3-point range) and 2 of 3 from the free throw line for the Bears (9-8, 2-2 Ivy League). Paxson Wojcik scored 14 points and added five rebounds. Dan Friday was 3 of 6 shooting and 2 of 5 from the free throw line to finish with nine points.

Allocco led the Tigers (12-5, 3-1) in scoring, finishing with 21 points. Ryan Langborg added 11 points for Princeton. In addition, Tosan Evbuomwan finished with 10 points and eight assists.

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Both teams next play Monday. Brown visits Yale and Princeton visits Pennsylvania.

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