ESTERO, Fla. -- AJ Brodeur scored 25 points, Max Rothschild added a career-high 22 and sharp-shooting Pennsylvania defeated Northern Illinois 93-80 on Monday in a first-round game at the Gulf Coast Showcase.
Caleb Wood added 16 points and Antonio Woods added 14 for the Quakers (3-2), who made 13 of 24 3-pointers and shot 59 percent overall. Woods and Wood had four triples and Brodeur had three. Rothschild went 8 of 10 from the field and grabbed 12 rebounds. Penn also had a 40-32 advantage on the boards and 24 assists and 35 baskets.
Eugene German led the Huskies (3-1) with 17 points. Dante Thorpe and Levi Bradley added 14 apiece and Anastasios Demogerontas had 13 off the bench.
Penn opened the game with eight quick points, turned that into a 17-3 run and then added eight more points to lead 25-6 with just over six minutes in. The Quakers made their first five shots and 11 of 16. Broadeur had 16 points and Wood had 13 at the half. Northern Illinois started 5 of 20 and trailed 49-32 at the break.
The Huskies shot 59 percent in the second half but never got the deficit to single digits as the Quakers also shot 59 percent.
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.
NEW YORK -- Devon Goodman, who had scored 35 points all season, came off the bench to hit five 3-pointers and piled up 23 points to lead Pennsylvania to a 74-62 victory on Friday night that kept the Quakers tied with Harvard atop the Ivy League.
Goodman made 5 of 8 shots from the arc while the rest of Quakers were 4 of 21. He added five assists.
Caleb Wood added 16 points and AJ Brodeur 14 for the Quakers (18-7, 8-1), who bounced back from a loss to Harvard.
Goodman, who scored 18 points in the first half, hit a 3-pointer to start an 18-0 run that gave Penn a 68-54 lead with 2:30 left in the game before Columbia's Kyle Castlin's 3-point play ended Columbia's 5-minute scoring drought. Brodeur scored six points during the run.
Mike Smith scored 16 points for the Lions (6-16, 3-6) with Nate Hickman adding 13 and Quinton Adlesh 12.