Quakers Snap Skid
Philadelphia — Fran Dougherty and Darien Nelson-Henry each scored 17 points as Pennsylvania broke a seven-game losing streak, defeating Princeton 77-74 on Saturday night.
Tony Hicks added 18 points for the Quakers (3-10, 1-0 Ivy League).
Pennsylvania led 43-38 at the break and started the second period with three unanswered buckets by Dougherty, Hicks and Nelson-Henry within a minute to stretch its lead to 11.
A pair of 3-pointers by Will Barrett helped Princeton (11-3, 0-1) claw back to within three with 9:25 left to play and a Ben Hazel layup two minutes later gave the Tigers a 61-60 advantage.
The Quakers responded with an 11-2 run to lead 71-63 with four minutes left.
BC 62, Va. Tech 59
Blacksburg, Va. — Lonnie Jackson hit a 3-pointer with 27.4 seconds left to give Boston College (5-11, 1-2 ACC) the lead, and the Eagles pulled away.
GW 69, Rhode Island 56
Washington — Kevin Larsen tied his career-high with 17 points as George Washington (13-3, 1-1 A-10) defeated Rhode Island (9-9, 0-2).
Brown 91, Daniel Webster 50
Providence, r.i. — Norman Hobbie scored 20 points as Brown (8-6) finished its non-league schedule with a victory over Division III Daniel Webster (10-2).
Yale 88, Baruch 49
New Haven, Conn. — Jack Montague hit four 3-pointers on his way to 15 points as Yale played its final non-conference game with a victory over Division III Baruch College.
Columbia 104, C. Penn 78
New York — Maodo Lo scored 23 points, including seven 3-pointers, to lead Columbia (11-6) over Central Pennsylvania.
BU 89, Lafayette 78
Easton, Pa. — John Papale scored 16 points to lead a balanced Boston University offense in a win over Lafayette in the first Patriot League matchup between the schools.
BU (11-6, 4-0) took a 37-34 lead into halftime before pulling away behind 13 second half points from Papale. Up 49-47, the Terriers used a 19-6 run to open a 68-53 lead with 9:56 left and Lafayette (4-11, 0-4) could not recover.
UMass-Lowell 71 Binghamton 59
New York — Akeem Williams scored 23 points and finished with nine assists to lead UMass-Lowell over Binghamton.
UConn 84, UCF 61
Storrs, Conn. — Freshman center Amida Brimah scored 20 points and grabbed eight rebounds, both career highs, as UConn recorded its first-ever American Athletic Conference victory.
Shabazz Napier scored 14 points, and DeAndre Daniels (13) and Ryan Boatright (11) joined them in double figures as UConn (13-3, 1-2) won its second consecutive game.