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Najae Brown's 79-yard interception return helps CCSU beat Penn

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Najae Brown's 79-yard interception return helps CCSU beat Penn

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NEW BRITAIN, Conn. -- Najae Brown returned an interception 79 yards for a touchdown and Central Connecticut scored five more on offense to defeat Penn 42-21 on Saturday.

The Blue Devils (3-3) rolled up 473 yards of total offense -- Jake Dolegala passed for 179 yards and scrambled for another 15 and a touchdown. Dolegala also found Drew Jean-Guillaume for a 7-yard touchdown pass before halftime. Central Connecticut rushed for 294 yards on 53 carries and four scores. Jean-Guillame opened the game with a TD run from the 14, Courtney Rush and Cameron Nash had scoring runs of 8 and 1 yards, respectively.

Brown picked off Nick Robinson and returned it 79 yards to give the Blue Devils an early 21-0 lead.

Penn came back on three Robinson touchdown passes -- to Christian Pearson and a pair to Justin Watson to pull within 28-21 with 18 seconds left in the first half. The Quakers (2-2) didn't score after halftime.

Penn beats Penn State Brandywine by record margin

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Penn beats Penn State Brandywine by record margin

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Freshman Jarrod Simmons scored 16 points, Darnell Foreman added 14 points and Pennsylvania cruised past Penn State Brandywine 99-40 on Saturday for a record win.

The 59-point margin of victory was the largest in program history, topping an 87-36 win against Cornell in 1974. It was the most points scored by Penn since 105 against Lafayette on Jan. 18, 2006.

Jake Silpe chipped in 10 points for Penn (2-2), which tied a program record with 39 3-point attempts in a game. The Quakers made 15 of them, one shy of another record, with makes from 10 different players. No player on the Penn roster played more than 15 minutes as 18 Quakers entered the game.

Penn's previous game against a non-Division I team was just a seven-point win over Ursinus two seasons ago.

Donte Winfield led Brandywine, a member of United States Collegiate Athletic Association, with nine points and six rebounds.

Penn rides big 1st half past Navy for 1st win of season

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Penn rides big 1st half past Navy for 1st win of season

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Ryan Betley and Caleb Wood scored 13 points apiece and Pennsylvania used a big first half to roll past Navy 66-45 on Wednesday night.

The Quakers (1-2) have their first win of the season, and bounced back from a 75-71 double-overtime loss to La Salle on Monday night.

Penn opened the game on a 17-2 run and built a 43-16 halftime lead. Betley and Wood each had 11 points in the first half as the Quakers shot 55 percent (16 of 29) from the floor and made six 3-pointers. Navy (1-2) made just 6 of 29 field goals and committed 11 turnovers in the first half.

Hasan Abdullah led the Midshipmen with eight points.

Navy had won four of the last five games against the Quakers, including holding Penn scoreless over the final five minutes in last season's 70-68 victory in Annapolis, Maryland.