|Date of game: 2/28/2014
Recap: Penn vs. Brown
Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - Steven Spieth logged 19 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Brown Bears past the Penn Quakers, 76-67, in an Ivy League matchup at The Palestra.
Cedric Kuakumensah also tallied a double-double with 16 points and 10 rebounds for Brown (15-10, 7-4 Ivy), which has won back-to-back games. Sean McGonagill posted 13 points and seven assists, while Rafael Maia hauled in 10 boards.
For Penn (7-17, 4-6), losers of four of their last five, Tony Hicks scored a game-high 25 points but he was a mere 10-of-24 shooting from the field. Fran Dougherty registered 12 points and 10 rebounds and Miles Cartwright poured in 11 points.
Brown held a 37-33 lead at halftime after shooting 48.6 percent from the field in the opening 20 minutes. Penn shot just 41.4 percent but kept within striking distance by going 6-of-10 at the free-throw line, while Brown failed to attempt a foul shot.
The Bears never surrendered their advantage in the second half, and their lead swelled to as many as 16 points late in the game.
Brown held a convincing 46-34 edge in the rebounding battle and outscored Penn in the paint, 42-28.Game Notes