Feb. 14, 2004
Hanover, NH - Junior Jason Forte scored 23 points, including the 1,000th point of his career, and senior Pat Powers added 22 points, to lead Brown to an 84-64 Ivy League win over Dartmouth.
The win lifts Brown, 10-11 overall, to a 6-2 Ivy League mark, maintaining second place in the Ivy standings, while the Big Green fell to 3-19 overall, 1-7 Ivy, dropping their 12th straight game.
The Bears got off to a slow start, falling behind the Big Green, 38-30, on a layup by Scott Klingbell with 3:33 remaining in the first half. But Brown held Dartmouth scores for the remainder of the half, outscoring the Big Green 13-0, to grab a 43-38 lead at intermission. Senior Mike Martin scored 14 first half points, connecting on 4 of 6 treys, while senior Pat Powers added 13 first half points, including 3 of 4 from three point range.
Brown kept its distance in the second half, grabbing a 61-45 lead with 9:15 remaining on two free throws by Mike Martin. Forte kept the Big Green in check in the second half, scoring 17 of his points.
Forte became the 19th player in Brown basketball history to score 1,000 career points. He now has 1,009 points in his three-year career, 18th best in the Brown record book.
Powers registered the second double-double of his career with 22 points and 12 rebounds. Martin finished the game with 18 points, while senior Jaime Kilburn tossed in 17 points and grabbed six rebounds for the Bears. Overall, Brown shot a torrid 56 percent from three-point range, connecting on 10 of 18 treys.
The Big Green were led by Steve Callahan with 15 points, and Michael Mclaren and David Gardner with 13 points each.
The Bears will have an Ivy League showdown next week with games at perennial Ivy powers Penn and Princeton.