Morgan scores 22 points in Cornell’s win over Dartmouth
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Matt Morgan scored 22 points and Cornell defeated Dartmouth 75-62 on Saturday night.
Wil Bathurst added 16 points, Stone Gettings 15 and Troy Whiteside 11 for the Big Red (6-13, 2-2 Ivy).
Evan Boudreaux scored 23 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for his eighth double-double of the season for the Big Green (3-14, 0-4).
Cornell took the lead in the first minute and kept it. Taylor Johnson scored five points in a 9-4 run to get Dartmouth within five with 8½ minutes left but Cornell responded with a 12-5 run with five points from Gettings for a double-digit lead it didn’t surrender.
Morgan scored 11 points in the first half, including a 3-pointer at the buzzer that gave Cornell a 35-23 lead. The Big Red made 6 of 14 from the arc in the first half to just 1 of 9 for Dartmouth.