PHILADELPHIA — Darien Nelson-Henry scored 19 on 8-of-10 shooting, and freshman Jake Silpe had 13 points, eight assists and five steals — all season highs — to help Penn beat Dartmouth 71-64 Friday night.
Jackson Donahue added 13 points for Penn (7-11, 1-3 Ivy League).
Silpe hit a 3-pointer and Nelson Henry scored eight — including a pair of 3-point plays — during a 14-5 run that tied it at 50-all with 9:30 to play.
After back-to-back 3s by Connor Boehm and Taylor Johnson gave Dartmouth (7-12, 1-4) a 59-54 lead with five minutes left, Silpe converted a 3-point play to cap an 8-0 run that put Penn up by three with 1:24 remaining.
A pair of free throws by Evan Boudreaux pulled Dartmouth within one, 62-61, 11 seconds later but the Quakers scored nine of the last 12 to seal it.
Boudreaux led Dartmouth with a career-high 27 points.