The Quakers dropped their first Ivy League game of the season, falling, 76-67, to Harvard in a contest that it trailed in since the beginning. Sophomore guard Ryan Betley led the Quakers with 16 points in the defeat, all in the second half.
“They played well. We did not play all that well,” Penn coach Steve Donahue told the Daily Pennsylvanian. “Give Harvard all the credit.”
The loss came on the heels of a 64-61 nail-biter of a victory over Dartmouth Friday night. That win allowed the Quakers (17-7, 7-1 Ivy) to stay undefeated in conference play, a distinction the Crimson would topple a day later: