Penn beats Md-Baltimore County 82-71 for 1st win
BALTIMORE, Md. (AP)—Zack Rosen scored 28 points to lead four Penn players in double figures as the Quakers defeated Maryland-Baltimore County 82-71 for their first win of the season Wednesday night.
Penn (1-11) was 13-for-24 from 3-point range, with Darren Smith scoring all 15 of his points by going 5-for-8 from beyond the arc. Rosen was 4-for-7 from long range.
The first half featured five ties, with Penn leading 35-33 at halftime. The Retrievers (1-13) opened the second half with four straight points, but the Quakers used an 11-2 spurt to lead 46-39 with 15:09 left. Penn extended the lead to 68-55 with 5:27 remaining.
Conor Turley added 13 points and Dan Monckton had 11 for Penn.
Paced by Jack Eggleston’s 11 rebounds, the Quakers outrebounded UMBC 35-21.
Chris De La Rosa scored a career-high 28 points for the Retrievers and Chauncey Gilliam added 18 points, 16 in the first half.