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Mitola, Wright lead Dartmouth past Mercer 67-51

By The Associated Press | Posted - Dec. 16, 2014 at 7:50 p.m.



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MACON, Ga. (AP) — Alex Mitola and Miles Wright had 14 points apiece to lead Dartmouth to a 67-51 victory over Mercer on Tuesday night.

Mitola, who was 4 of 9 from 3-point range, has scored in double figures in all nine games this season.

Connor Boehm added 13 points and Kevin Crescenzi, who had a career-high four 3-pointers, chipped in 12 for Dartmouth (4-5).

The Big Green had a comfortable 33-22 lead at the break and stretched that to 51-37. Mercer tried to charge back when Ike Nwamu hit two straight jumpers to pull to 51-41 with 7:19 left in the game. Crescenzi responded with a 3-pointer that started a 13-0 run for a 64-41 lead with 2:54 remaining.

Dartmouth made 10 of 19 3-point attempts (52.6 percent) to shoot 24 of 49 from the floor (49 percent).

Nwamu had 13 points and Jordan Strawberry added 11 for Mercer (5-5).

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