No. 25 Harvard holds off Penn 56-50

DAN GELSTON AP Basketball Writer Published:

PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Corbin Mille and Kyle Casey scored 17 points apiece and No. 25 Harvard remained perfect in the Ivy League with a 56-50 win over Penn on Friday night.

The Crimson (21-2, 7-0) snapped a tie game midway through the second half with an 11-2 run that gave them the needed cushion to hang on for their ninth straight win.

Zack Rosen kept the Quakers (12-11, 4-2) in the game with a 3-pointer well above the top of the arc that cut it to 53-50 with 23.7 seconds left. The Crimson hung on from the free-throw line and beat Penn for the sixth straight time.

Rosen scored 16 points and Miles Cartwright had 12 for Penn. The Quakers have lost two of three.