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Penn's 4-game winning streak snapped

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Penn's 4-game winning streak snapped

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Tre'Shaun Fletcher scored 16 of his 21 points in the second half, Jaelan Sanford added 19 points and Toledo pulled away in the final six minutes to defeat Penn 85-72 on Friday.

There were 15 ties and eight lead changes with Marreon Jackson breaking the last tie with a 3-pointer with 5:59 to go that put the Rockets ahead 64-61. Toledo missed its next two shots but made its final five, including a pair of 3-pointers and a dunk by Nate Navigato.

The Rockets (8-5) also made six free throws in the final minute and was 12 of 13 in the second half, to go with 18 for 25 shooting, including 4 of 5 behind the arc. It is the second straight game they shot at least 70 percent in the second half. Navigato finished with 14 points and Jackson 12.

Ryan Betley had 20 points, 11 in the first half when Penn (9-5), which had a four-game winning streak snapped, led 37-33. Darnell Foreman added 16 points and Max Rothschild had 11 points and 10 rebounds.

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.