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Princeton beats Penn 71-58

Philadelphia, PA  -On Tuesday March 12 from the Cathedral of College Basketball the Palestra, The most historic rivilary in Ivy League took place when the Penn Quakers hosted the Princeton Tigers. Penn came into the game off a loss to Yale on March 9, Princeton game into game off a loss to Brown on march 9. This was the regular season final for both teams, Princeton may get invite to the CBI (College Basketball Invitational) or the NIT (National Invitational Tournment). Princeton started the game with the ball, the first points of the game goes to Penn Darien Nelson Henry making 1/2 from foul line. the first points for Princeton came from Brendan Connolly for 2 points. it was a very tight first half as both teams would trade baskets, at the half Penn & Princeton were all tied at 32

First Half Stats

Leading scorer in first half for Penn was Tony Hicks with 17 Points
Leading scorer in first half for Princeton was Will Barrett with 11 points

Princeton got the ballt to begin the second half, the first points of the second half goes to Princeton T.J. Bray for two point layup, Penn first points of second half goes to Darien Nelson Henry for two point layup. It was a very contested second half until the 5 minutes left int he second half when Princeton would pull away for a 71-58 win. Penn Finishes th season 9-22 (6-8 in Ivy league) While Princeton goes to 17-11 (10-4 in Ivy League)

Final Stats:
Leading scorer for Princeton was Ian Hummer with 18 points, 4 rebounds, 8-9 from foul line
Leading scorer for Penn was Tony Hicks with 22 points, 5 rebounds, 2-3 from foul line

Penn Coach Jerome Allen “I am Motivated by Failure”

Princeton Ian Hummer about Penn Princeton Rivilary:

Penn Coach Jerome Allen: