Penn beats Harvard to clinch spot in NCAA Tournament
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Sitting on top of the rim, clutching the net that was just cut down, Darnell Foreman couldn't help but think of all of the great Penn players who won championships before him.
After a long wait and an unlikely turnaround, the senior guard can add his name to that list.
Foreman scored 19 points, AJ Brodeur had 16 points and 10 rebounds and Penn earned its first NCAA Tournament berth since 2007 with a 68-65 win over Harvard in the Ivy League Tournament title game Sunday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AJ Brodeur scored 25 points, on 10-of-13 shooting, and grabbed 10 rebounds and Pennsylvania never trailed in its 80-57 win over Yale on Saturday in the Ivy League Tournament.
The second-seeded Quakers will play No. 1 seed Harvard in the championship game on Sunday. Penn (23-8) split the regular-season series with the Crimson with each team winning on its home court.
Penn tops Brown 99-93 for share of Ivy crown
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — 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.
Penn beats Harvard 74-71 in battle for top spot in Ivy
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AJ Brodeur had 17 points and 12 rebounds and Pennsylvania beat Harvard 74-71 on Saturday night in a battle between the top two Ivy League teams.
Penn (21-7, 11-1 Ivy League) concludes league play next week traveling to Yale and Brown. Harvard (15-12, 10-2) hosts Cornell and Columbia.
Penn routs cold-shooting Dartmouth 74-46
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryan Betley and Caleb Wood scored 12 points apiece, and Pennsylvania routed cold-shooting Dartmouth 74-46 on Friday night.
Penn (20-7, 10-1 Ivy League) has won three straight, remains atop the league standings and faces Harvard (10-1) on Saturday. Dartmouth (6-18, 2-9) has lost two of its last three games.
Betley made three 3-poiners and Wood was 5 of 9 from the floor. Max Rothschild added 11 points and Darnell Foreman had 11 of Penn's 46 rebounds.
Betley hits 6 3s in Penn’s 79-71 win over Cornell
ITHACA, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Betley matched his career high with six 3-pointers in scoring 23 points, AJ Brodeur added 21 and Penn remained in first place in the Ivy League with a 79-71 victory over Cornell on Saturday night.
Cornell was within five with a minute to go but 7-of-12 shooting from the free-throw line, including five from Betley, was enough for Penn.
Penn holds off Dartmouth 64-61, remains undefeated in Ivy
HANOVER, N.H. (AP) — AJ Brodeur had 20 points and 10 rebounds and Pennsylvania closed on a 13-6 surge and held off Dartmouth 64-61 on Friday night for its fifth straight win.
Penn (17-6, 7-0) remains alone atop the Ivy League standings, and travels to second-place Harvard (11-11, 6-1) on Saturday. Dartmouth (4-16, 0-7) has lost 10 straight, including four of its last five by single digits.
Penn tops Princeton 82-65 in 1st road trip in 59 days
PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) — 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.
Penn survives OT, beats Brown to stay undefeated in Ivy
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — 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.
Brodeur helps Penn hold off Saint Joseph’s 67-56 in Big Five
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AJ Brodeur scored 13 points, including a game-ending dunk, and grabbed 11 rebounds while Darnell Foreman made four free throws in the last 30 seconds and Penn held off Saint Joseph's 67-56 Saturday night in a Big Five contest at The Palestra.
Penn defeats Cornell for 10th straight time, 69-61
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AJ Brodeur scored 18 points with nine rebounds and six assists and Penn defeated Cornell 69-61 on Friday night, beating the Big Red for the 10th consecutive time.
Ryan Betley added 13 points and Darnell Foreman 12, including three free throws in the final minute for Penn (11-5, 1-1 Ivy League), which has won six of its last seven.
Betley with 21 points, Pennsylvania beats Princeton 76-70
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryan Betley scored 21 points and grabbed five rebounds to lead five players in double-figure scoring as Penn beat Princeton 76-70 in an Ivy League opener on Saturday.
Betley was 8 of 11 including three from distance for the Quakers (10-5). Antonio Woods added 13 points and four rebounds, AJ Brodeur had 12 points and eight rebounds, Darnell Foreman had 11 points and Max Rothschild added 10 points with six rebounds and five assists.
Pennsylvania tops PSU Brandywine 99-40 for record win
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Freshman Jarrod Simmons scored 16 points, Darnell Foreman added 14 points and Pennsylvania cruised past Penn State Brandywine 99-40 on Saturday for a record win.
The 59-point margin of victory was the largest in program history, topping an 87-36 win against Cornell in 1974. It was the most points scored by Penn since 105 against Lafayette on Jan. 18, 2006.