Brodeur scores 20 to lead Penn past Harvard 75-72 in OT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — AJ Brodeur had 20 points, eight rebounds and assists as Penn narrowly defeated Harvard 75-72 in overtime on Friday night.
Ryan Betley had 17 points and seven rebounds for Penn (9-7, 1-2 Ivy League). Jordan Dingle and Devon Goodman each added 15 points.
Chris Lewis had 16 points, seven rebounds and three blocks for the Crimson (13-5, 2-1), whose eight-game winning streak ended. Justin Bassey added 13 points and nine rebounds, and Christian Juzang had 12 points and seven rebounds. Harvard entered with the longest active overtime winning streak in Division I with 10.
Harvard’s Noah Kirkwood forced overtime with a fade-away jumper in the lane just before the buzzer. Bassey made a 3-pointer and was fouled with nine seconds left in OT but he missed the free throw. Harvard got the offensive rebound and had a good look at a tying 3-pointer but it rolled out.
Penn takes on Dartmouth at home on Saturday. Harvard plays Princeton on the road on Saturday.
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