Devin Cannady scored 20 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to lead Princeton past Pennsylvania 62-53 on Saturday.
Cannady sank all 10 of his free throws for the Tigers (9-5, 2-0 Ivy League) who shot 90.5 percent from the foul line. Richmond Aririguzoh added 17 points and nine rebounds and Myles Stephens had 13 points and 10 rebounds.
Princeton — which beat Penn at home 68-65 in overtime last week in the Ivy League opener — had a 55-34 rebounding advantage over the Quakers (10-6, 0-2).
The teams were tied 27-all at the break and remained close early in the second half until a Cannady 3-pointer followed by a Stephens layup gave the Tigers a 46-41 edge with 10:41 to play. Penn closed to 46-45 with 8:29 left and Stephens replied with eight straight points to open it up again, 54-47, with 4:28 remaining.
AJ Brodeur scored 16 points with 12 rebounds and five blocks for the Quakers.
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.
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.