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Stephens hits buzzer beater, Princeton edges Akron 64-62

HONOLULU (AP) Myles Stephens kissed a shot off the glass as time ran out and Princeton scrapped past Akron 64-62 on Saturday in a game that was tied nine times with eight lead changes at the Diamond Head Classic.

Amir Bell scored 16 points, Stephens added another 15, Sebastian Much 12 and all three figured in the final seconds for Princeton (6-7). The Tigers were ahead 57-53 with under three minutes to play, but Akron roared back with a pair of Malcolm Duvivier 3-pointers to tie at 59.

Much canned a big 3 on the other end with less than a minute to go, but Duvivier hit his third straight 3-poiner to tie again with 10 seconds left. Bell advanced the ball off the inbounds and called time with six seconds left as Princeton set up the final shot. Much drove hard to the hoop and flicked to ball to Stephens who hit the winner in a crowd.

Much, a freshman, finished in double figures for the fourth straight game.

Duvivier finished with 18 points to lead Akron (6-4) making six 3-pointers. Eric Parrish added 16 points, going 3-for-3 from distance.

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Key Players
A. Bell
D. Utomi
33.5 Min. Per Game 33.5
20.2 Pts. Per Game 20.2
1.8 Ast. Per Game 1.8
6.8 Reb. Per Game 6.8
44.2 Field Goal % 45.3
36.7 Three Point % 45.6
68.8 Free Throw % 78.6
+ 2 Myles Stephens made layup, assist by Sebastian Much 1.0
+ 3 Malcolm Duvivier made 3-pt. jump shot 9.0
  Defensive rebound by Jimond Ivey 21.0
  Ryan Schwieger missed free throw 21.0
  Personal foul on Malcolm Duvivier 21.0
  Defensive rebound by Myles Stephens 33.0
  Jimond Ivey missed free throw 33.0
  Personal foul on Ryan Schwieger 32.0
  Offensive rebound by Akron 32.0
  Jimond Ivey missed 3-pt. jump shot 34.0
+ 3 Sebastian Much made 3-pt. jump shot 58.0
Team Stats
Points 64 62
Field Goals 23-52 (44.2%) 20-57 (35.1%)
3-Pointers 7-24 (29.2%) 12-30 (40.0%)
Free Throws 11-14 (78.6%) 10-14 (71.4%)
Total Rebounds 36 31
Offensive 5 5
Defensive 29 23
Team 2 3
Assists 9 7
Steals 3 3
Blocks 6 4
Turnovers 13 11
Fouls 15 12
Technicals 0 0
16 PTS, 5 REB, 3 AST
18 PTS, 6 REB
12T
away team logo Princeton 6-7 253964
home team logo Akron 6-4 323062
Team Stats
away team logo Princeton 6-7 69.6 PPG 39.6 RPG 10.5 APG
home team logo Akron 6-4 68.8 PPG 40.2 RPG 12.1 APG
Key Players
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A. Bell G PPG RPG APG FG%
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M. Duvivier G PPG RPG APG FG%
Top Scorers
A. Bell G 16 PTS 5 REB 3 AST
M. Duvivier G 18 PTS 6 REB 0 AST
44.2 FG% 35.1
29.2 3PT FG% 40.0
78.6 FT% 71.4
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
A. Bell 16 5 3 7/10 0/3 2/3 2 38 0 1 4 1 4
M. Stephens 15 6 0 5/13 2/4 3/4 3 35 0 1 3 0 6
S. Much 12 2 3 4/7 2/5 2/2 0 23 1 0 1 0 2
D. Cannady 6 8 0 1/8 1/6 3/3 0 34 1 0 1 1 7
J. Desrosiers 2 3 0 1/2 0/1 0/0 1 6 0 0 1 1 2
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
A. Bell 16 5 3 7/10 0/3 2/3 2 38 0 1 4 1 4
M. Stephens 15 6 0 5/13 2/4 3/4 3 35 0 1 3 0 6
S. Much 12 2 3 4/7 2/5 2/2 0 23 1 0 1 0 2
D. Cannady 6 8 0 1/8 1/6 3/3 0 34 1 0 1 1 7
J. Desrosiers 2 3 0 1/2 0/1 0/0 1 6 0 0 1 1 2
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
R. Schwieger 8 4 1 3/7 1/2 1/2 4 29 1 0 0 0 4
A. Young 3 0 0 1/3 1/3 0/0 2 19 0 0 1 0 0
R. Aririguzoh 2 5 2 1/2 0/0 0/0 3 14 0 4 2 2 3
A. Brennan 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 2 0 0 0 0 1
M. LeBlanc - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Berbari - - - - - - - - - - - - -
N. Bramlage - - - - - - - - - - - - -
W. Gladson - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Morales - - - - - - - - - - - - -
V. Reynoso-Avila - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Bagin - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Barnes - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 64 34 9 23/52 7/24 11/14 15 200 3 6 13 5 29
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Duvivier 18 6 0 6/15 6/11 0/0 2 33 0 0 4 0 6
E. Parrish 16 3 1 6/9 3/3 1/1 2 35 2 0 1 1 2
D. Utomi 13 6 3 4/15 2/9 3/4 1 40 0 2 2 1 5
J. Ivey 7 10 1 2/10 1/5 2/3 3 34 0 0 2 2 8
J. Sayles 4 0 0 2/4 0/0 0/1 2 16 0 1 1 0 0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
M. Duvivier 18 6 0 6/15 6/11 0/0 2 33 0 0 4 0 6
E. Parrish 16 3 1 6/9 3/3 1/1 2 35 2 0 1 1 2
D. Utomi 13 6 3 4/15 2/9 3/4 1 40 0 2 2 1 5
J. Ivey 7 10 1 2/10 1/5 2/3 3 34 0 0 2 2 8
J. Sayles 4 0 0 2/4 0/0 0/1 2 16 0 1 1 0 0
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
V. Cotton 4 1 2 0/2 0/2 4/5 1 15 0 0 1 0 1
E. Olojakpoke 0 2 0 0/2 0/0 0/0 0 24 1 1 0 1 1
T. Patton 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
C. Eubanks - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. McIntyre - - - - - - - - - - - - -
S. Gbadebo - - - - - - - - - - - - -
M. Kostelac - - - - - - - - - - - - -
L. Smith - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 62 28 7 20/57 12/30 10/14 12 200 3 4 11 5 23