NCAA Men's Basketball

Saint Joseph's tops Princeton 92-82 behind Kimble, Bynum

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) Lamarr Kimble scored 22 points and distributed four assists, Jared Bynum added 19 points, and Saint Joseph's pulled away in the second half to beat Princeton 92-82 on Wednesday night.

Taylor Funk scored 16 points and grabbed seven rebounds for the Hawks (5-4), who shot 55 percent to the Tigers' 46 percent and never trailed. Charlie Brown added 11 points.

Kimble's 3 capped a 9-0 run for a 60-45 Hawks' lead early in the second half, but Princeton closed to 80-74 after Devin Cannady and Jerome Desrosiers hit consecutive 3-pointers. Kimble hit a jumper and the Hawks scored six straight, then led 92-77 on Chris Clover's dunk with 54 seconds left.

Princeton closed to 18-16 on Richmond Aririguzoh's layup, but Markell Lodge's back-to-back dunks sparked an 8-2 run and Saint Joseph's led 39-36 at halftime.

Cannady scored 23 points with six 3-pointers, Arirguzoh had 14 points, Jose Morales 13 and Desrosiers 12 for the Tigers (4-3).

Updated December 5, 2018