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Penn's late surge enough to stay unbeaten in Ivy

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Penn's late surge enough to stay unbeaten in Ivy

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HANOVER, N.H. -- AJ Brodeur had 20 points and 10 rebounds and Pennsylvania closed on a 13-6 surge and held off Dartmouth 64-61 on Friday night for its fifth straight win.

Penn (17-6, 7-0) remains alone atop the Ivy League standings, and travels to second-place Harvard (11-11, 6-1) on Saturday. Dartmouth (4-16, 0-7) has lost 10 straight, including four of its last five by single digits.

Darnell Foreman added 15 points for the Quakers. Ryan Betley made 7 of 8 free throws and finished with 12 points.

Miles Wright scored 16 points to lead five in double-digit scoring for Dartmouth, which shot just 28 percent from the floor (17 of 61), but made 21 of 24 (87.5 percent) of its free throws.

Brendan Barry made a 3-pointer and Dartmouth had a 55-51 lead with 4:37 remaining, but the Big Green didn't hit another field goal until Taylor Johnson's 3-pointer pulled them to 61-59 with 11 seconds left. Betley made six free throws and Brodeur added four points during the stretch.

Betley made another free throw with 7.9 seconds left then the teams traded two free throws before Penn's Max Rothschild forced a turnover at midcourt to end the game.

Penn pulls away from rival in 1st road game in 59 days

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Penn pulls away from rival in 1st road game in 59 days

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PRINCETON, N.J. -- Darnell Foreman scored a career-high 21, AJ Brodeur had all 17 of his points in the second half and Pennsylvania beat archrival Princeton 82-65 on Tuesday night in the 239th meeting.

Penn made 11 of its first 16 shots of the second half, including 9 of 10 from inside the arc, and finished the half at 67 percent for its first victory at Princeton since 2009.

Ryan Betley added 14 points and Caleb Wood 12 for Penn (16-6, 6-0 Ivy League), which played its first road game since early December. The Quakers are the last team in the country to play a conference road game.

Penn swept the season series -- winning 76-70 on Jan. 6 -- after entering the year having lost 16 of the last 18.

Myles Stephens led Princeton (11-10, 3-3) with 20 points and 12 rebounds. Amir Bell added 15 points.

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.