By Harry Allison

AJ Brodeur had 18 points, nine rebounds and six assists and Penn defeated Cornell 69-61.

Ryan Betley added 13 points and Darnell Foreman 12, including three free throws in the final minute for Penn (11-5, 2-0 Ivy League), which has won six of its last seven.

Stone Gettings scored 20 points and grabbed a career-high 17 rebounds for the Big Red (6-8, 0-1) with Matt Morgan adding 13 points, his 37th straight double-figure game.

After Brodeur opened the second half with a bucket, Gettings scored the next 10 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, to get Cornell within two. A 10-0 run built a 14-point cushion for the Quakers with five minutes left before the Big Red made a final push, getting within four with 53 seconds remaining. Foreman drew a charge in the final minute and made 3 of 4 free throws to ensure the win.

The teams were tied in the first half when Max Rothschild (above) scored four straight points to start an 18-3 run and a 31-16 lead that Cornell cut to 34-24 at the break.