ITHICA, N.Y. (AP) - Michelle Miller and Blake Dietrick scored 15 points apiece and No. 13 Princeton tied an Ivy League record and clinched a tie for the league title with a 70-37 win over Cornell on Friday.
The Tigers (28-0, 12-0), the last unbeaten Division I women’s team, tied the 1970-71 Penn men’s team 28-0 start. They are two games ahead of Penn with two games remaining. Princeton plays at Columbia on Saturday and closes the regular season at Penn on Tuesday.
Princeton shot 65.4 percent in the first half to open a 39-19 lead. The Tigers finished at 52 percent, making 8 of 13 3-pointers, en route to their ninth win by at least 30 points. They outrebounded the Big Red (15-12, 6-7) 47-29 with Miller grabbing eight. Dietrick had six assists as Princeton had 18 helpers on 27 baskets.
The Tigers never trailed, the 11th game this season they led wire-to-wire.
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