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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 shuts down Cornell in second half, beats Big Red

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Penn shuts down Cornell in second half, beats Big Red

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AJ Brodeur recorded 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Penn to a 68-50 win over Cornell on Saturday night.

Devon Goodman had 16 points for Penn (16-10, 4-6 Ivy League). Jake Silpe added 12 points. Antonio Woods had 12 points for the hosts.

Penn headed into halftime trailing narrowly, 32-30, but the Quakers were able to outscore the Big Red 38-18 in the second half to pull away for the victory. The Big Red's 18 points in the second half were a season low for the team.

Matt Morgan had 21 points for the Big Red (13-13, 5-5). Josh Warren added seven rebounds and three blocks. Steven Julian had seven rebounds.

The Quakers evened the season series against the Big Red with the win. Cornell defeated Penn 80-71 on Feb. 1. Penn matches up against Harvard on the road on Friday. Cornell matches up against Yale on the road on Friday.

Penn loses second straight overtime game, squandering late lead against Columbia

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Penn loses second straight overtime game, squandering late lead against Columbia

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Gabe Stefanini had 20 points and 10 assists — the final assist resulting in a game-winning basket by Maka Ellis — as Columbia narrowly beat Penn 79-77 in overtime on Friday night.

Ellis sneaked under the Columbia basket to take the inbounds pass and score with 0.4 seconds left.

Ellis's basket capped a comeback from a 77-72 deficit with 1:23 remaining.

Stefanini scored in the paint to tie the game at 72-all with 33.2 seconds left in regulation and send it into overtime.

Ellis had 14 points for Columbia (7-16, 2-7 Ivy League), which ended its six-game losing streak. Patrick Tape added 14 points, nine rebounds and three blocks. Quinton Adlesh had six rebounds for the visitors.

Antonio Woods had 16 points and eight rebounds for the Quakers (15-10, 3-6). Jake Silpe added 14 points and six rebounds. AJ Brodeur had 13 points and seven assists.

The Lions leveled the season series against the Quakers with the win. Penn defeated Columbia 72-70 on Feb. 2. Columbia faces Princeton on the road on Saturday. Penn faces Cornell at home on Saturday.