Providence, Rhode Island – The University of Pennsylvania men’s basketball team kicked off the new year with a 76-68 victory over Brown on Monday night. The Quakers and Bears were tied 57-57 with just under five minutes remaining, but the Reds and Blues managed to pull away with a 3:17 span where he used a 15-6 run to keep the Bears alive. Enough fouls hit his shots. Bay.
Penn went on a three-game winning streak to go 8-7 overall, while Brown fell to 7-7. It was the Ivy League opener for both teams.
quaker note meal
*Penns have improved this season to 7-0 when keeping opponents under 70 points and 4-0 when making fewer turnovers than their opponents (Penns 14, Brown 16).
*Penn’s field goal percentage was 51.9% (27 of 52), the third time the Quakers exceeded 50% this season.
*Penn had a season-high 18 foul shots and had an 81.8% field goal percentage (18-22).
* Junior Clark Surajchart He scored 31 points in his second 30-point game of the season (he had a career-high 33 against Colgate).
*Slajchert scored 21 points in the second half, extending his streak of double-digit scoring games to six.
* Junior Jordan Dingle 20 points, 18 points in the second half.
*Slajchert and Dingle entered the game as the nation’s top-scoring backcourt, posting a combined 51 on Monday night.
* Dingle extended his double-digit scoring streak to 22 games and his 20-point streak to 11 games.
*Sophomore Nick Spinoso He achieved his first college double-double with 10 points and a career-high 10 rebounds, and added three assists.
*Spinoso also tied season/career highs with two blocked shots and two steals.
* Junior Max Martz His double-figure scoring streak ended in three games, with eight points. He also had five rebounds, the highest since he did five against Hartford on November 25.
*Brown was led by Kino Lilly Jr. Sophomores discharged 28 points. Nana Ousuannan was a monster with 16 points and 16 rebounds for him, while Cal his Anya scored his 12 and Paxson Wojczyk scored his 10.
how it happened
Brown scored the first four points of the game, but Penn scored 11 of the next 13 to lead by five. Andrew Ratzkowski Received a crosscourt feed from Slajchert and ejected a 3-pointer. The host Bears scored the next six points to extend their run to 10-2 to take a 16-13 lead, but the Quakers converted four straight possessions to take an 8-0 run and a 21-16 lead. Earned.
Brown’s Lily stopped the streak with a three-pointer, but Penn scored the next four points and had the biggest lead in the half at 25-18 with 1:38 remaining. Things were bad and the hosts Bears took advantage of it to score the last four points before the break. Penn entered the locker room with only a 25-22 lead.
Penn held the lead for the first five minutes of the second half, but Brown finally took the lead when Ousu Ane scored an old-fashioned three-point play to put the Bears up 38–37. Slajchert quickly put the Quakers back in front, entered the backdoor, and converted the feed from Spinoso. This was the start of his 7-2 run, with the under-12 media taking his timeouts to make the score 44-40.
Second Half (11:37) | Penn 44, Brown 40
— Penn Men’s Basketball (@PennMBB) January 3, 2023
It was 46-42 followed by Lilly ejecting Tray and Anya with a bucket, a 5-point run giving the Bears a 47-46 lead. Slajchert pushed Penn forward again, this time hitting a floater in the lane and converting an and-1 foul shot. A stolen base on Razkowski’s defense led to another layup for Slychart, and Penn’s lead was 51-47 in the under-8 media.
The two teams traded points for the next few minutes to make it 57-53, but Wojcik and Owusu-Anane scored on back-to-back possessions to level the score at 57 with 4:41 remaining. However, Dingle was fouled on Penn’s next possession, hitting a three-point shot and making all three of his shots. lucas monroe He hit two free throws on opposite sides of an under-four media timeout to make the score 62-58. Empty Brown Following his possession, Spinoso faked a handoff and brought his opponent to the rim, pushing the Quakers up by six behind him.
Lilly did his best to keep the team, halving the lead with Tray and matching Dingle Bucket with his own to make the score 66–63 when the clock was under two minutes. However, Slajchert again converted a pullup in the lane and he scored his offensive foul on the other side at 1:40 remaining. Now it was Dingle’s turn to enter the backdoor and he caught Spinoso’s rob in traffic to make the Penns lead to 7 (70-63) with 1:22 remaining.
Brown went empty on the next possession and Spinoso grabbed the board towards the ground and timed out before the Bears forced a jump ball. The hosts fouled Martz on the ensuing inbounds and he hit both and started parading to the foul line, putting the Quakers on ice for the sixth straight game.
Final | Pen 76, Brown 68
We do free throws in one go and that’s the difference. The nation’s highest-scoring backcourt will do it again (Clark his 31 points, Jordan his 20).#wannaw | | #FightOnPenn ?????? pic.twitter.com/qfUh2kMNIL
— Penn Men’s Basketball (@PennMBB) January 3, 2023
Penn is on tour again this weekend, traveling to Cornell (Friday) and Columbia (Saturday) as part of this four-game road trip to kick off conference play.Both games this weekend are scheduled to finish at 7pm