Pennsylvania vs Cornell

Penn earns season sweep of Cornell with 69-66 win

Associated Press
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ITHICA, N.Y. (AP) Ryan Betley scored 21 points, Darnell Foreman made two crucial free throws in the closing seconds, and Pennsylvania held on to beat Cornell 69-66 on Friday night.

Penn (12-12, 5-6 Ivy League) opened up a 43-31 lead with 17:45 to go, but Cornell erased the gap over the proceeding seven minutes, taking a 53-51 lead on a Matt Morgan jumper.

The two teams remained virtually deadlocked the rest of the way, neither side held an advantage greater than four. A Wil Bathurst 3-pointer for Cornell cut its deficit to 67-66 in the final seconds. But after a Bathurst foul, Foreman sank two at the line to push it to 69-66. Morgan had a last shot to tie, but missed.

AJ Brodeur scored 13 points for the Quakers, who shot 50 percent overall.

Morgan led all scorers with 26 for Cornell (7-19, 3-8). The Big Red shot only 39.3 percent, but held advantages is 3-point shooting, free-throw shooting, and rebounding.

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Scoreboard
Pennsylvania (12-12) «363369
Cornell (7-19)283866

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Pennsylvania Quakers
A. Brodeur, F346-111-261213
R. Betley, G368-152-252221
D. Foreman, G331-44-41716
J. Donahue, G184-70-011311
M. Howard, G154-70-25109
D. Goodman322-70-02434
T. Hamilton191-11-23133
S. Jones70-10-00100
D. Dwyer61-10-02032
Totals 27-548-1230181769
 50%66.7% 
Cornell Big Red
S. Gettings, F252-92-210136
W. Bathurst, G344-85-832315
M. Morgan, G348-164-431226
R. Hatter, G334-110-01419
T. Whiteside, G262-51-25136
J. Warren181-20-15002
J. Fallas130-20-00000
J. Gordon111-20-05012
D. Fleming50-00-02020
K. Brown10-10-00000
Totals 22-5612-173791566
 39.3%70.6% 
Ivy League
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Princeton14-023-747
Harvard10-418-10143
Yale9-518-11128
Penn6-813-15199
Columbia5-911-16262
Brown4-1013-17285
Cornell4-108-21270
Dartmouth4-107-20305