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Penn holds off Harvard in 75-72 upset win
PENN 75, HARVARD 72
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Tony Hicks scored 24 points, Darien
Nelson-Henry recorded a double-double and Penn held off Harvard
in a 75-72 upset win on Saturday night.
Nelson-Henry finished with 18 points, 11 rebounds and three
steals for the Quakers (8-20, 5-6 Ivy League), who snapped a
two-game losing streak. Henry Brooks and Miles Cartwright each
scored 12 points.
Penn, which led by 16 points late in the first half, had its
lead trimmed to 69-65 with 1:38 left to play when Harvard's
Laurent Rivard knocked down a 3-pointer. The Crimson cut the
deficit to three points on Siyani Chambers' 3-pointer with 13
seconds remaining, but two-seconds later, Miles Cartwright
answered with two free throws to push the Quakers' lead to five.
Christian Webster's 3-pointer cut the score to 74-72, but that
was the last shot Harvard (17-9, 9-3) would attempt.
Wesley Saunders scored 20 points and Webster had 16 points for
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