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Penn drops overtime battle to Harvard

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Penn drops overtime battle to Harvard

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Bryce Aiken had 25 points and coach Tommy Amaker earned his 400th career victory as Harvard defeated Penn 75-68 in overtime on Saturday night.

Aiken nailed a 3-pointer to tie it with five seconds left in regulation and the Crimson opened the overtime period on a 10-2 run.

Justin Bassey had 19 points and 11 rebounds for Harvard (13-8, 6-2 Ivy League). Noah Kirkwood added 14 points and six rebounds. Chris Lewis had 12 points and three blocks for the visitors.

AJ Brodeur had 23 points for the Quakers (15-9, 3-5). Devon Goodman added 22 points. Antonio Woods had 10 points and eight rebounds.

Harvard plays Brown on the road on Friday. Penn takes on Columbia at home on Friday.

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.