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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 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 beats Brown, stays unbeaten in Ivy League

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Penn beats Brown, stays unbeaten in Ivy League

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Caleb Wood had 17 of his 22 points during the second half and overtime to help Pennsylvania beat Brown 95-90 on Friday night.

The Quakers (14-6, 4-0 Ivy League) closed on a 6-0 run over the final 1:11 of overtime.

The Bears (9-9, 2-3) trailed 93-90 when Zach Hunsaker missed a 3-point attempt with five seconds left. Wood made 1 of 2 free throws with four seconds left and Max Rothschild added another free throw in the final second.

Penn also scored the final six points of regulation, all on free throws, while Brown missed three field-goal attempts over the final three minutes of the period.

Antonio Woods added 21 points, Ryan Betley had 16, Rothschild 15 and Darnell Foreman 12 for Penn.

Desmond Cambridge had 29 points to lead Brown, the second-highest output of his freshman season. Brandon Anderson added 18 points, Hunsaker scored 14 and Tamenang Choh 12.

Brown made seven more field goals than Penn (35-28), but the Quakers had 44 foul shots and made 30 compared to the Bears who made 12 of 19 from the foul line.