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Penn holds off Yale, stays unbeaten in Ivy

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Penn holds off Yale, stays unbeaten in Ivy

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Caleb Wood scored 14 points and Penn moved to 5-0 in Ivy League play by holding off Yale, 59-50 on Saturday night.

The Quakers have hosted Brown and Yale on the same weekend 59 times in its history. They swept the two-game series for the 39th time after beating the Bears 95-90 in overtime Friday night. Penn has beaten Yale 106 times in 133 meetings.

Penn took a 31-25 lead into intermission, and Ryan Betley opened the second half by drilling a 3 and Max Rothschild converted at the basket to make it 36-25.

Antonio Woods finished with 13 points for Penn (15-6, 5-0). Betley added 12 points and Rothschild 10, and AJ Brodeur pulled down nine boards.

Paul Atkinson scored 20 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Yale (9-13, 2-4), but was the lone Bulldog to reach double-figure scoring.

Penn rout sets up Ivy League showdown

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Penn rout sets up Ivy League showdown

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Ryan Betley and Caleb Wood scored 12 points apiece, and Pennsylvania routed cold-shooting Dartmouth 74-46 on Friday night.

Penn (20-7, 10-1 Ivy League) has won three straight, remains atop the league standings and faces Harvard (10-1) on Saturday. Dartmouth (6-18, 2-9) has lost two of its last three games.

Betley made three 3-poiners and Wood was 5 of 9 from the floor. Max Rothschild added 11 points and Darnell Foreman had 11 of Penn's 46 rebounds.

Dartmouth shot 19 of 57 (33 percent) from the field and missed all 18 of its 3-point attempts. Chris Knight scored 15 points on 7-of-12 shooting for the Big Green.

The Quakers closed the first half on a 14-4 run for a 39-19 advantage and cruised from there. Betley scored six points, and Wood and Devon Goodman each made a 3-pointer during the stretch.

Penn beats Cornell to stay at top of Ivy League

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Penn beats Cornell to stay at top of Ivy League

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ITHACA, N.Y. —  Ryan Betley matched his career high with six three-pointers in scoring 23 points, AJ Brodeur added 21 and Penn remained in first place in the Ivy League with a 79-71 victory over Cornell on Saturday night.

Cornell was within five with a minute to go but 7-of-12 shooting from the free-throw line, including five from Betley, was enough for Penn.

Betley made consecutive 3-pointers and Antonio Woods added another for a 40-33 lead with 15:58 left. Darnell Foreman's 3-pointer gave Penn the game's first double-digit lead with 10:27 remaining and another Betley 3 its largest lead of 13 with five minutes left.

Caleb Wood added three 3s and 13 points for the Quakers (19-7, 9-1), who shot 52 percent and made 11 of 25 from the arc.

Terrance McBride scored 14 points, Jack Gordon and Matt Morgan 12 each and Stone Gettings 11 for the Big Red (10-13, 4-6), who shot 50 percent but just 6 of 21 on 3-pointers. Morgan, the nation's eighth-leading scorer coming in at 23.1 points per game, was 0 for 8 from the arc.