Chris Knight had a career-high 18 points, including eight of the final 10 to carry Dartmouth to a thrilling, 66-63 victory over the visiting Bears at Leede Arena on Saturday night.
Miles Wright had 18 points with four 3-pointers and Will Emery added 15, but Yale led by as many as 25 in the second half to hand Dartmouth a 12-point loss on Friday night at Leede Arena.
The Dartmouth men's basketball team hosts Yale and Brown on Friday and Saturday nights looking to build upon its first Ivy win of the season last Saturday.
Dartmouth broke a 10-game skid in convincing fashion, defeating the defending Ivy League champion, Princeton, as Taylor Johnson poured in 21 and freshman Adreases Jackson added 16.
Dartmouth led by four with under four minutes to play, but Penn rallied to tie the game then took the lead for good in the final minute as the Green came up short in its upset bid.
Dartmouth will be tasked with trying to stop Penn, perfect in Ivy play this season, and Princeton, perfect in league play last year, this weekend on its home court.
Senior Miles Wright has distinguished himself on the basketball court at Dartmouth and off, as he is certain to do upon graduating as well.
Dartmouth rallied once again from a large second-half deficit to take the lead thanks to 14 3-pointers, but the Lions pulled out the win in the final minute of action in New York.
Miles Wright became the 29th player in Big Green history to score 1,000 points, but Cornell overcame a five-point deficit in the final minute to nip Dartmouth, 86-85.
The men's basketball team goes to the state of New York in search of its first Ivy League win with games against the Big Red and the Lions.
Taylor Johnson led Dartmouth with 15 points and a career-high seven assists, but Yale would never relinquish a lead it took late in the first half.
Will Emery put up a career-high 18 points and tied the game for the first time all night with seven seconds left on a free throw, but Brown hit a shot as time expired to fend off the Big Green.