POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y. -- Patrick Saunders was perfect from the floor while scoring a career-high 21 points as Princeton defeated Marist 77-58 on Wednesday night.
Saunders was 8-for-8, including 5-for-5 on 3-pointers, for the Tigers (8-5). Three of his 3-pointers came in the opening 7:09, when Princeton took a 20-9 lead.
One game after shooting 34 percent in a two-point loss to Maine, the Tigers had their best shooting night of the season, 57.4 percent (27-for-47). They were even better on 3-pointers, making 10 of 17 (58.8 percent) against the Red Foxes (1-13).
The Tigers also committed a season-low seven turnovers.