PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Nick Robinson and Justin Watson hooked up on a pair of first-quarter touchdowns and Penn defeated Brown 17-7 on Saturday for its first Ivy League win this season.
The game was just 11 seconds old when Robinson passed to Watson open over the middle, The senior turned on the speed to race 80 yards untouched for a quick 7-0 lead after one play from scrimmage and the Penn (3-4, 1-3) career touchdown record.
Robinson threw a 20-yard strike to Watson in the end zone later in the opening quarter and the senior now holds the Penn record for career touchdown receptions with 29. He finished with 132 yards on eight catches and now has the Ivy League record with 17, 100-yard games. Brown's caught at least one touchdown pass in every game this season.
Nick Saslow added a 51-yard field goal, Penn's first at that distance since 1995.
Brown (2-5, 0-4) was held to 89 yards passing and 114 rushing.
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.