the republic logo

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

bug
Share/Save/Bookmark

PHILADELPHIA — Darien Nelson-Henry scored 19 on 8-of-10 shooting, and freshman had 13 points, eight assists and five steals — all season highs — to help Penn beat Dartmouth 71-64 Friday night.

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.

Think your friends should see this? Share it with them!

Story copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Feedback, Corrections and Other Requests: AP welcomes feedback and comments from readers. Send an email to info@ap.org and it will be forwarded to the appropriate editor or reporter.


We also have more stories about:
(click the phrases to see a list)

Category:

Follow The Republic:

All content copyright ©2016 The Republic, a publication of AIM Media Indiana unless otherwise noted.
All rights reserved. Privacy policy.