HANOVER, N.H. (AP) -- Ibrahim Jaaber scored 22 points to lift the Penn to an 80-78 victory over Dartmouth in Ivy League action Saturday.
Penn (19-9 overall, 10-1 Ivy League) ran out to a big early lead and then held on for its 21st consecutive victory against Dartmouth.
Leon Pattman scored 20 points for Dartmouth (9-16 overall, 4-8 Ivy), which fought back to within 38-32 at the half and took its first lead of the game, 61-60, on a Pattman jumper with 7:40 remaining.
Dartmouth took a 65-64 lead with 6:28 remaining, but Jaaber tied the game on the first of two free throws and gave Penn the lead for good on the second.
Dartmouth was trailing by three points with 15 seconds left and missed back-to-back 3-point shots to tie the game. Danley iced it with a pair of free throws. Pattman closed out the scoring with a long 3-pointer at the buzzer.
Penn shot 59.1 percent from the field in the second half and 57.4 percent on the game.
Dartmouth outrebounded the visitors, 31-24, and fought back with 51.7 percent shooting in the second half.