PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Ibrahim Jaaber scored a career-high 31
points, including 15-for-18 from the foul line, as Penn defeated
stubborn Navy 86-73 Friday afternoon.
Steve Danley had 14 points and Mark Zoller 12 for Penn (3-1),
which was 39-of-55 from the foul line.Clif Colbert had 22 points and Carlton Baldwin and Adam Teague
added 12 each for the Midshipmen (0-4), who played six freshman
including three starters.Trailing 58-56 with 13:36 to play, Penn went on a 15-2 run --
including 11 free throws -- to lead 71-60. A three-point play by
Colbert cut the lead to 72-67 at the 6:03 mark, but Brian Grandieri
scored four straight points to seal the victory.Navy took a 20-17 lead with 9:04 left in the first half, and led
39-37 at halftime despite 22 points by Jaaber.Colbert had 14 points before halftime, while Navy forced 10
turnovers by Penn and held a 21-13 edge in rebounds.