Penn 67, Brown 64

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PHILADELPHIA (AP)—Ibrahim Jaaber scored 22 points and Ivy League champion Pennsylvania beat Brown 67-64 Saturday night.

Mark Zoller, who fouled out with 5:30 left to play, had 10 points for the Quakers (21-8, 12-1), who won their ninth consecutive game.

Damon Huffman scored all 16 of his points in the first half for Brown (15-13, 6-8). Marcus Becker added 13 points.

Brown led throughout most of the second half and held a 62-60 with 3:03 remaining.

The Quakers then scored five straight points to lead 65-62. Brown’s Scott Friske hit two free throws with 1:34 left, but Penn’s Brian Grandieri converted two free throws with 24 seconds left to seal the win.

The Quakers led 26-18 with 4:35 left in the first half, before Brown went on a 14-4 run. All the points, including four straight 3-pointers, came from Huffman, and gave Brown a 32-30 lead at halftime.

Penn has won 21 straight home Ivy League games. The Quakers end their regular season at Princeton on Tuesday night.

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5-7,  13 Pts
4 Rebs, 2 Assists
I. Jaaber I. Jaaber
8-16,  22 Pts
7 Rebs, 6 Assists

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