– Columbia sharpshooter Noruwa Agho was just 1-for-10 from outside the arc and 2-for-12 overall in the game.
– Both teams finished with 2-to-1 turnover-to-assist ratios in the sloppy game. Columbia had 12 giveaways and six helpers. Dartmouth had 16 of one and eight of the other.
– Eight minutes into the contest the teams were a combined 3-for-18 from the field with 11 turnovers.
– The Lion starters were a combined 9-for-35 (25.7 percent) shooting from the field while Dartmouth’s starters were 17-for-31 (54.8 percent).
– The teams combined for more turnovers than field goals in the first half (19 turnovers, 15 field goals). Columbia had nine turnovers and seven baskets while Dartmouth had 10 turnovers to eight baskets.
– Columbia was a woeful 2-for-23 from 3-point range and just 6-for-12 from the line.
– The win was the 300th in Ivy League play for Dartmouth since former Ancient Eight competition began in 1954-55.
– Columbia shot 31 percent from the field and is now 1-13 when hitting less than 45 percent of its field goal attempts. The Lions also were outrebounded, 37-34, and are now 1-12 when the opponent has the advantage off glass.
– Dartmouth had lost its last seven games. The Big Green has lost at least five consecutive games at least once in each of the last 13 seasons.
– How big was Dartmouth’s two-point lead at the half? The Big Green is 0-15 this year when trailing at the break.
– Dartmouth hit 44.2 percent of its attempts from the field and is now 5-0 when making 41 percent or better.
– In the stands was former Dartmouth center Walter Palmer, the Utah Jazz top pick in the 1990 NBA draft. The 7-foot-1 Palmer now splits his time between Germany (where he spent most of his career after two seasons with the Jazz and the Dallas Mavericks) running a player’s association for European pro basketball players as well as some other athletes.