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Penn beats Cornell to stay at top of Ivy League

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Penn beats Cornell to stay at top of Ivy League

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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.

Goodman goes off in Penn comeback

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Goodman goes off in Penn comeback

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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.

Penn suffers 1st Ivy League loss

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Penn suffers 1st Ivy League loss

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Chris Lewis scored a career-best 25 points and Harvard handed Pennsylvania its first conference loss with a 76-67 victory on Saturday afternoon.

Lewis was 10 of 14 from the field for the Crimson (12-11, 7-1 Ivy League), who have won three straight and are tied with Penn for first place in the conference standings. Seth Towns added 17 points and Justin Bassey had 12 points with seven rebounds, four assists and two steals.

Harvard led by seven at the break and Lewis scored 10 points as part of a 21-14 start to the second half that extended the Crimson's lead to 52-38 with 12:20 to play. Penn got as close as 70-63 with 2:32 remaining, but Towns replied with a 3-pointer to help keep Harvard on top for the win.

Ryan Betley scored 16 points with six rebounds for the Quakers (17-7, 7-1). AJ Brodeur had 14 points and seven rebounds and Max Rothschild had 12 points.