AJ Brodeur scored 18 points with nine rebounds and six assists and Penn defeated Cornell 69-61 on Friday night, beating the Big Red for the 10th consecutive time.
Ryan Betley added 13 points and Darnell Foreman 12, including three free throws in the final minute for Penn (11-5, 1-1 Ivy League), which has won six of its last seven.
Stone Gettings scored 20 points and grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds for the Big Red (6-8, 0-1) with Matt Morgan adding 13 points, his 37th straight double-figure game.
After Brodeur opened the second half with a bucket, Gettings scored the next 10 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, to get Cornell within two. A 10-0 run built a 14-point cushion for the Quakers with five minutes left before the Big Red made a final push, getting within four with 53 seconds remaining. Foreman drew a charge in the final minute and made 3 of 4 free throws to ensure the win.
The teams were tied in the first half when Max Rothschild scored four straight points to start an 18-3 run and a 31-16 lead that Cornell cut to 34-24 at the break.
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.
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.