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Penn earns share of Ivy League crown with win over Brown

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Penn earns share of Ivy League crown with win over Brown

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. — Ryan Betley scored a career-high 30 points with six 3-pointers and grabbed eight rebounds and Pennsylvania never trailed in beating Brown 99-93 to clinch at least a share of the Ivy League title, its first since the 2006-07 season, in Saturday's regular-season finale for both teams.

Caleb Wood scored 18 points, Darnell Foreman had 16, AJ Brodeur added 11, and Max Rothschild scored nine points with 10 rebounds for the Quakers (22-8, 12-2), who can clinch the title outright if Harvard (16-12, 11-2) loses to Columbia in its final game.

The Quakers hit 11 of 18 3-pointers (61.1 percent) and shot 56.1 percent from the field to sweep the season series.

After leading 47-31 at halftime, Antonio Woods' layup put Penn up 58-40 and the Quakers led by 22 on Jackson Donahue's 3 with 11:14 to go. Tamenang Choh scored 11 straight for Brown and the Bears closed to 97-93 on Jason Massey's 3 with two seconds left before Betley iced it with two free throws.

Choh and Brandon Anderson scored 23 apiece and Desmond Cambridge added 16 for Brown (11-16, 4-10), which has lost six straight. It was a season high for Choh, a freshman.

Penn beats Brown, stays unbeaten in Ivy League

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Penn beats Brown, stays unbeaten in Ivy League

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Caleb Wood had 17 of his 22 points during the second half and overtime to help Pennsylvania beat Brown 95-90 on Friday night.

The Quakers (14-6, 4-0 Ivy League) closed on a 6-0 run over the final 1:11 of overtime.

The Bears (9-9, 2-3) trailed 93-90 when Zach Hunsaker missed a 3-point attempt with five seconds left. Wood made 1 of 2 free throws with four seconds left and Max Rothschild added another free throw in the final second.

Penn also scored the final six points of regulation, all on free throws, while Brown missed three field-goal attempts over the final three minutes of the period.

Antonio Woods added 21 points, Ryan Betley had 16, Rothschild 15 and Darnell Foreman 12 for Penn.

Desmond Cambridge had 29 points to lead Brown, the second-highest output of his freshman season. Brandon Anderson added 18 points, Hunsaker scored 14 and Tamenang Choh 12.

Brown made seven more field goals than Penn (35-28), but the Quakers had 44 foul shots and made 30 compared to the Bears who made 12 of 19 from the foul line.

Robinson, Watson lift Penn to 1st Ivy win over Brown

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Robinson, Watson lift Penn to 1st Ivy win over Brown

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. – Nick Robinson and Justin Watson hooked up on a pair of first-quarter touchdowns and Penn defeated Brown 17-7 on Saturday for its first Ivy League win this season.

The game was just 11 seconds old when Robinson passed to Watson open over the middle, The senior turned on the speed to race 80 yards untouched for a quick 7-0 lead after one play from scrimmage and the Penn (3-4, 1-3) career touchdown record.

Robinson threw a 20-yard strike to Watson in the end zone later in the opening quarter and the senior now holds the Penn record for career touchdown receptions with 29. He finished with 132 yards on eight catches and now has the Ivy League record with 17, 100-yard games. Brown's caught at least one touchdown pass in every game this season.

Nick Saslow added a 51-yard field goal, Penn's first at that distance since 1995.

Brown (2-5, 0-4) was held to 89 yards passing and 114 rushing.