Ivy League Basketball: Penn Corrals Bison

Tuesday, December 05, 2017

Washington — Caleb Wood hit six 3-pointers and finished with a career-high 26 points and Ryan Betley had a double-double to help Pennsylvania beat Howard, 81-68, on Monday night.

Betley had 11 points and 12 rebounds and AJ Brodeur scored nine with 10 boards for Penn (6-4).

The Quakers trailed for most of the first half before a scoring the final 10 points to take a 32-28 lead. Zion Cousins converted a 3-point play to pull Howard within four points early in the second half, but the Bison went scoreless for more than six minutes and Wood’s 3-pointer capped a 16-0 run to make it 57-37. Cousins made a layup to trim Howard’s deficit to nine points with 3:28 remaining but the Bison would get no closer.

Quinnipiac 89, Columbia 87

New York — Rich Kelly scored the go-ahead basket on a scoop layup with 4.8 seconds left, Mike Smith’s 3-point attempt missed off the back of the rim at the buzzer and Quinnipiac beat Columbia.

Kelly scored the Bobcats’ final eight points and set career highs with 22 points and 10 assists.

He made a 3-pointer to pull Quinnipiac (3-6) within 85-84 with 3:50 left and another to tie it at 87 at 1:27.

Smith had 20 points and seven assists. The Lions (1-7) had the largest lead of the second half after a 7-0 run made it 79-74 but missed their last four shots and committed a turnover to go scoreless during the final 3:18.

Jacob Rigoni added 20 points, Andrew Robinson scored 14, and Cameron Young and Chaise Daniels had 12 points each for Quinnipiac.

Lukas Meisner had 13 points, nine rebounds and six assists for Columbia. Quinton Adlesh scored 16, Nate Hickman had 14, Patrick Tape and Jaron Faulds added 12 each.