Recap: Penn vs. Columbia
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Fran Dougherty registered a double- double with 23 points and 12 rebounds as the Penn Quakers took down the Columbia Lions, 68-60, in an Ivy League tussle at The Palestra.
Also scoring in double figures for the Quakers (6-13, 3-2 Ivy) was Tony Hicks with 13 points as they won their second straight outings.
The Lions (14-9, 3-3), losers of three of the last four, were led by Alex Rosenberg who tallied 17 points, followed by Maodo Lo and Meiko Lyles with 16 and 11 points, respectively.
Columbia led by four points early on in the first half, but then the Quakers exploded for a sizzling 68.2 percent accuracy from the floor, en route to the 40-30 advantage at the break.
In the second half Penn cooled to 42.3 percent from the field, but still pushed the advantage to 16 with just under seven minutes remaining, heading to the eight-point win.
The hosts overcame 15 turnovers by winning the rebounding battle, 37-26, and holding the Lions to 8-of-24 shooting on the perimeter.Game Notes