Villanova 68
Penn 27 28 55
Date of game: 12/8/2012

Recap: Penn vs. Villanova

Philadelphia, PA (Sports Network) - Achraf Yacoubou scored 13 points off the bench for the Villanova Wildcats as they defeated the Penn Quakers 68-55 in a Philadelphia showdown at The Palestra.

Yacoubou was 4-of-7 from the field and pulled down six rebounds for the Wildcats (5-4), who earned a much needed win after losing four of their previous five games. Ryan Arcidiacono added 12 points while Mouphtaou Yarou and JayVaughn Pinkston each tallied 10.

Miles Cartwright scored 16 points while going 10-for-10 from the free-throw line or the Quakers (2-7), who have lost seven of their last eight games. Steve Rennard added 12 points and three steals in the loss.

Villanova led 35-27 at halftime after holding Penn to just 23.5 percent shooting from the field.

In the second half, the Wildcats outscored the Quakers 33-28 with the help of 14 points off Penn turnovers.

Villanova turned 17 Quaker turnovers into 23 points en route to the victory.

Game Notes

Illinois State rallies into FCS title game

If ever there was doubt about the Missouri Valley Football Conference being the top conference in the FCS, Illinois State provided a reminder on Saturday.

Lions clinch playoff spot

Landover, MD (Sports Network) - The Detroit Lions clinched a playoff spot on Saturday due to the Philadelphia Eagles' loss to the Washington Redskins.

Giants acquire McGehee from Marlins

The San Francisco Giants have acquired infielder Casey McGehee from the Miami Marlins in exchange for minor league pitchers Kendry Flores and Luis Castillo.

Anthony to play in Knicks-Suns tilt

New York Knicks forward Carmelo Anthony will play in Saturday's game against the Phoenix Suns after sitting out the team's previous outing due to soreness in his left knee.

Vancouver's Hansen collapses on bench

Vancouver Canucks forward Jannik Hansen collapsed on the bench during the second period of Saturday's game against the Calgary Flames and had to be helped to the locker room.

Featured Partners
www.eastridgeretirementcenter.com
The newly modeled East Ridge Residence is a must see with its spacious comfortable apartments. Plus, 3 delicious meals daily, geriatric physician, home healthcare services and fun festive activities. Schedule your visit today!
www.ameripriseadvisors.com/james.m.scotchie
Together we can make a confident retirement possible. Simply click to get started with your private wealth advisor. Talk to Jimmy Scotchie, Certified Financial Planner.
www.comcast.com/cable-internet-packages.html
Get started at $79.99 a month for 12 months. Plus, get a $75 VISA® Prepaid card.
 
Supermarket Guru
From The Archives
Scenic City Roots
Through Irish Eyes
Brand News
Prime Mashup
What's Trending
Megan Wise Goes Outside
Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.