Men’s Basketball Gameday ,,,, ;YALE at Princeton
A–When: Today, 7 p.m.
A–Where: Jadwin Gym, Princeton, N.J.
A–Records: Y ale (10-15, 4-4 Ivy); Princeton (15-6, 6-1)
KEEP AN EYE ON
A–Scouting Yale: Alex Zampier (17.8 ppg.) leads the Ivy League in scoring. He had 32 points in last Friday’s overtime loss to Harvard, the third time this season he reached the 30-point mark. The Yale single-season record is five and is shared by Butch Graves (1983-84) and Jim Morgan (1969-70). Zampier also became the school’s all-time leader in steals last Friday. He has 160 career thefts. Forward Michael Sands is coming off one of his best games. He scored a career-high 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds in a 69-56 win over Dartmouth. Orange’s Greg Mangano also had a big weekend. In his last three games, he is averaging 14.3 points, 8.0 rebounds and 2.7 blocks. The Bulldogs are currently in fourth place in the Ivy League. Yale has finished fourth or better in each of the last nine years.
A–Scouting P rinceton: The Tigers, who beat Penn 58-51 at the Palestra on Tuesday, are 6-1 in Ivy play, a half-game behind first- place Cornell. Princeton topped the Quakers despite having leading scorer Douglas Davis (13.3 ppg.) held scoreless. Dan Mavraides stepped up to score 24 points. The Tigers lead the league in field goal percentage defense (39.3 percent). Princeton averages nearly seven 3-pointers a game.
YALE&# 009; PRINCETON
Player Ht. Yr. Pos. PPG Player Ht. Yr. Pos. PPG
Alex Zampier 6-3 Jr. G 17.8 Patrick Saunders 6-7 So. F 5.4
Michael Sands 6-7 Jr. F 10.7 Dan Mavraides 6-3 Jr. G 11.9
Porter Braswell 6-0 Jr. G 5.7 Pawel Buczak 6-11 Sr. C 4.5
Jordan Gibson 6-5 Sr. F 7.8 Douglas Davis 5-11 So. G 13.2
Paul Nelson 6-10 Sr. C 5.5 Marcus Schroeder 6-3 Sr. G 4.5
OFF THE BENCH
Yale — Greg Mangano, 6-10, So., C, 8.2; Austin Morgan, 5-11, Fr., G, 4.4; Michael Grace, 6-0, Fr., G, 2.7. Princeton — Zach Finley, 6-9, Sr., C, 4.7 ; Kareem Maddox, 6-8, Jr., F, 3.5; Ian Hummer, 6-7, Fr., F, 7.1