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Penn beats Yale to keep Ivy League Tournament hopes alive

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Penn beats Yale to keep Ivy League Tournament hopes alive

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AJ Brodeur scored 24 points as Penn defeated Yale 77-66 on Friday night. Antonio Woods added 22 points for the Quakers.

Devon Goodman had 14 points and six rebounds for Penn (18-11, 6-7 Ivy League). Jarrod Simmons added seven rebounds.

Alex Copeland had 19 points for the Bulldogs (19-7, 9-4). Blake Reynolds added 11 points and seven rebounds.

Miye Oni was held to 2 points despite entering the matchup as the Bulldogs' leading scorer at 18 points per game. He failed to make a shot from behind the arc (0 of 4).

The Quakers leveled the season series against the Bulldogs with the win. Yale defeated Penn 78-65 on Feb. 9. Penn finishes out the regular season against Brown at home on Saturday. Yale finishes out the regular season against Princeton on the road on Saturday.

Penn dumps highly-favored Providence behind Ryan Betley

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Penn dumps highly-favored Providence behind Ryan Betley

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Ryan Betley scored 22 points and AJ Brodeur scored 17 with 10 rebounds and underdog Pennsylvania stunned Providence 81-75 on Saturday.

Prior to Saturday, the last time the Quakers (3-2) beat Providence was 66-65 on Jan. 25, 1975 in Providence.

Providence (4-2) led for a scant 1:59 of this one. Eddie Scott's 3-pointer with 17-minutes left in the first half gave Penn a 5-4 lead and they never trailed again. Penn went to the break with a 47-30 lead after shooting 19 of 33 (57.6%), including 7 of 14 3-pointers.

After the break, Nate Wilson's layup made it 58-52 with 8:51 left, but Providence wouldn't get closer until the end. Jordan Dingle's layup with 66 seconds to go put Penn up 77-64.

Maliek White led Providence with 20 points and Alpha Diallo scored 16.

The Friars entered the game with a 6-3 all-time mark against Penn. Before Saturday, Providence had won the last four games between the two, including an 89-52 win in the most recent matchup on Nov. 18, 2004 in Providence. The Friars' record against Ivy League schools is 132-50.

Penn falls on the road at Lafayette

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Penn falls on the road at Lafayette

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EASTON, Pa. — Justin Jaworski scored 20 points and Isaac Suffren scored a career-high 19 points off the bench and Lafayette beat Pennsylvania 86-75 on Tuesday night.

Kyle Stout's 3-pointer with 16:54 remaining put the Leopards (3-2) ahead 51-49 and they never trailed again. His basket started a 15-6 run that Penn (2-2) never recovered from.

Jaworski made 4 of 6 3s and distributed six assists. Myles Cherry scored 13 points and Tyrone Perry 12.

Devon Goodman led Penn with 15 points, AJ Brodeur scored 14 points with 10 rebounds and distributed eight assists. Bryce Washington scored 12.

Lafayette plays Fairleigh Dickinson at home on Sunday. Penn plays Providence on the road on Saturday.