Scores

Final

Pennsylvania 54

(3-13, 0-1 Ivy)

N.J.I.T. 53

(9-9, 7-3 home)

7:30 PM ET, January 17, 2013

Fleisher Center, Newark, New Jersey

1 2 T
PENN 27 2754
NJIT 22 3153

Top Performers

Pennsylvania: M. Jackson-Cartwright 12 Pts, 9 Reb, 5 Ast, 1 Stl

N.J.I.T.: C. Flores 22 Pts, 3 Reb, 3 Ast, 6 Stl, 1 Blk

Penn 54, NJIT 53

Associated Press

NEWARK, N.J. -- Patrick Lucas-Perry came off the bench to hit a late 3-pointer and two free throws, and Pennsylvania held on for a 54-53 victory over New Jersey Institute of Technology Thursday night.

The Quakers (3-13), who broke an eight-game losing streak, led 54-49 with 1:32 to play. But NJIT (9-9) drew within a point when Penn went scoreless over those final 92 seconds.

Lucas-Perry hit the second of his two treys, then two foul shots for the five-point lead which Penn nearly blew. NJIT got two free throws from Daquan Holiday, then two more from Chris Flores, who led the Highlanders with 22 points. That pulled them within 54-53 with 46 seconds left.

But Steve Rennard missed a late 3-pointer, and P.J. Miller a drive with three seconds left.

Miles Cartwright and Darien Nelson-Henry led Penn with 12 points each. Ryan Woods and Holiday scored 10 apiece for NJIT.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
PENN
NJIT
Points 54 53
FG Made-Attempted 20-46 (.435) 13-47 (.277)
3P Made-Attempted 5-10 (.500) 6-17 (.353)
FT Made-Attempted 9-12 (.750) 21-29 (.724)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 22 (0/0) 17 (0/0)
Largest Lead 5 0

2012-13 Season

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