Dartmouth freshman Chris Knight was named the Ivy League Rookie of the Week in men's basketball as selected today by the league office.
Dartmouth won its first road game of the season behind the career performance by Taylor Johnson who hit 11-of-13 field goals at Maine on Friday night.
The Black Bears won last year's showdown, but Dartmouth won the previous four games and own a slim 12-11 advantage in the all-time series.
Taylor Johnson posted a season-high 20 points and three others scored in double figures, but the Green could not come all the way back from 18 down in a 79-73 loss at Sacred Heart.
Dartmouth continues its five-game road swing with a mid-week matchup at Sacred Heart on Tuesday night.
Taylor Johnson scored 13 points and Chris Knight had 12 off the bench, but the host Golden Griffins shot 57.1 percent to fend off the Big Green on Saturday afternoon in Buffalo.
The Dartmouth men's basketball team begins a five-game road trip against the team it faced in the 2015 CIT, Canisius.
Multi-session and group tickets will go on sale Friday, Dec. 1 at 10 a.m. for the 2018 Ivy League Men's and Women's Basketball Tournaments, March 10-11 at The Palestra.
Brendan Barry drove for the winning layup high off the glass with 1.7 seconds to play to nip Loyola on Tuesday night at Leede Arena, 64-63.
A win over the Greyhounds would even Dartmouth's record on the season and give the Green a winning homestand.
Miles Wright scored 21 points and Chris Knight added 16, but 20 turnovers led to 27 Great Dane points as Albany remained undefeated.
Coming off a hard-fought one-point loss at Quinnipiac, the Dartmouth men's basketball team will look to get into the win column in its home opener against Emerson College on Tuesday night.