Morgan State drew within a point with three minutes left, but a technical foul for having six players on the court helped Penn make six of eight free throws in the final minute to beat the visiting Bears, 79-73, in women's basketball Tuesday night.
Kathleen Roche made both free throws on the technical foul, and after a scoreless possession by Morgan, Kara Bonenberger made two free throws for a 73-68 lead with 1:31 left.
Bianca Jarrett had a game-high 32 points for Morgan State (4-10).
Alyssa Baron had 28 points — the most for any Quaker this season — as Penn improved to 7-5.
Princeton 70, Navy 50: Niveen Rasheed recorded her fifth double double of the season with 18 points and 11 rebounds for the host Tigers (9-5).
The Mids (7-8) beat Princeton in their last meeting a year ago, 65-52. Navy started strong and led by as many as five, on a 3-pointer by Kara Pollinger with 15:58 left in the half. Princeton took the lead for good with 10 minutes left in the first half.
Jade Geif finished with 18 points for the Mids.
Princeton shot 58.3 percent from the field in the first half to take a 36-26 lead at the break.
Johns Hopkins 77, Swarthmore 66: Liz Tommasi scored 21 points and the visiting Blue Jays (5-8, 3-5 Centennial Conference) handed the Garnet (9-2, 5-1) its first league loss.
Hopkins led for most of the game, but Swarthmore battled back and led briefly in the second half.
Haverford 55, McDaniel 42: The host Fords (9-2, 6-1 Centennial) built a 13-point lead in the first half to beat the Green Terror (5-6, 2-5).
Steph Perez had a game-high 17 points for McDaniel. Rachel Baskin scored 15 points for Haverford.
Washington College 61, Dickinson 45: Freshman Ashley Espinosa scored a game-high 19 points to power the host Shorewomen (7-6, 5-3 Centennial) past the Red Devils (7-4, 3-4).
Neither team led by more than five points in the first half, but Washington College went on a 12-2 run to build a 40-27 led with 11:44 left in the game. Espinosa made a 3-pointer during the run.
Johns Hopkins 63, Swarthmore 44: George Bugarinovic led a trio of double-digit scorers with 16 points as the visiting Blue Jays (7-7, 4-3 Centennial) broke a two-game losing streak.
The Garnet fell to 3-11, 2-5.
Hopkins used a balanced scoring attack, 32 points in the first half and 31 in the second to win. The game featured one tie, and Hopkins never trailed.
Dickinson 76, Washington College 67: The visiting Red Devils (10-4, 5-2 Centennial) rallied from a seven-point halftime deficit to beat the Shoremen (0-14, 0-7).
Tucker Landy scored a game-high 21 points for Dickinson. Charlie McShane had 16 points for Washington College.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun