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Party at the Palestra? Penn 1 win from dancing

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Party at the Palestra? Penn 1 win from dancing

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AJ Brodeur scored 25 points, on 10-of-13 shooting, and grabbed 10 rebounds and Pennsylvania never trailed in its 80-57 win over Yale on Saturday in the Ivy League Tournament.

The second-seeded Quakers will play No. 1 seed Harvard in the championship game on Sunday. Penn (23-8) split the regular-season series with the Crimson with each team winning on its home court.

Brodeur scored 11 points in the first 10 minutes and Penn used a 12-0 run to take a 15-point lead when Caleb Wood hit three free throws with 9:48 left in the first half. Yale missed eight consecutive field-goal attempts and went scoreless for 4 minutes during that stretch. Jackson Donahue's 3-pointer capped a 12-3 spurt that pushed the lead to 23 points late in the first half and the Bulldogs trailed by at least 18 the rest of the way.

Darnell Foreman had 11 points, eight rebounds and five assists and Max Rothschild also scored 11 for Penn.

Blake Reynolds and Paul Atkinson led third-seeded Yale (16-15) with 11 points apiece.

The Quakers shot 53 percent, made 15 of 16 free throws and outrebounded the Bulldogs 46-28.

Penn falls to Harvard in Ivy League Tourney semifinals

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Penn falls to Harvard in Ivy League Tourney semifinals

NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Bryce Aiken had 19 points as Harvard beat Penn 66-58 in the Ivy League tournament semifinals on Saturday.

Noah Kirkwood had 12 points for Harvard (18-10). Kale Catchings added nine rebounds.

AJ Brodeur had 25 points and 10 rebounds for the Quakers (19-12). Devon Goodman added 11 points.

Penn takes down Brown to clinch final berth in Ivy League Tournament

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Penn takes down Brown to clinch final berth in Ivy League Tournament

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Devon Goodman, AJ Brodeur and Jake Silpe scored all but five of Penn's points as the Quakers completed their first weekend sweep of the Ivy League season, defeating Brown 58-51 on Saturday night in the Palestra to claim the final berth in the league tournament.

Penn (19-11, 7-7) is defending champion in the Ivy League Tournament but needed to beat Brown in order to return. The Quakers scored eight unanswered points to open the second half, breaking a 27-27 halftime tie, and led the rest of the way.

Brodeur scored two layups, Goodman and Max Rothschild added the other baskets in the game-changing burst.

Rothschild scored just two points but added seven rebounds, four assists and three steals. Penn had a dozen steals as Brown committed 22 turnovers, resulting in 21 points for Penn.

Desmond Cambridge led the Bears (19-11, 7-7) with 13 points. Joshua Howard and Tamenang Choh scored 10 apiece and Choh had nine rebounds.

Brown was 17 of 50 shooting to Penn's 24 of 60.

Penn defeat Yale 77-66 on Friday night.