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.
PRINCETON, N.J. — Sebastian Much sank two free throws to put Princeton up 68-65 with 6.5 seconds left in overtime and, when Penn missed twice as the time ran out, the Tigers captured the Ivy League opener on Saturday.
Thanks to the quirks of scheduling, the teams meet again at the Palestra next Saturday.
Richmond Aririguzoh led Princeton (8-5, 1-0) with a career-high 20 points and Myles Stephens notched his sixth career double-double with 11 points and 16 rebounds.
Penn trailed by eight in the final five minutes of regulation before a Devon Goodman 3-pointer capped an 11-2 run and they lead at 62-61 inside the final minute. Much made the second of a two-shot foul to tie with 39 seconds left and Princeton missed a last-second jumper, leading to overtime.
AJ Brodeur led the Quakers (10-5, 0-1) with 18 points and a career-best 15 rebounds. Goodman added 15 points, and Bryce Washington and Antonio Woods scored 11 each.
It was injury-depleted Penn's second-straight overtime loss, having fallen 76-74 to Monmouth on Monday.
PRINCETON, N.J. -- Darnell Foreman scored a career-high 21, AJ Brodeur had all 17 of his points in the second half and Pennsylvania beat archrival Princeton 82-65 on Tuesday night in the 239th meeting.
Penn made 11 of its first 16 shots of the second half, including 9 of 10 from inside the arc, and finished the half at 67 percent for its first victory at Princeton since 2009.
Ryan Betley added 14 points and Caleb Wood 12 for Penn (16-6, 6-0 Ivy League), which played its first road game since early December. The Quakers are the last team in the country to play a conference road game.
Penn swept the season series -- winning 76-70 on Jan. 6 -- after entering the year having lost 16 of the last 18.
Myles Stephens led Princeton (11-10, 3-3) with 20 points and 12 rebounds. Amir Bell added 15 points.