NEW YORK (AP) — Noruwa Agho scored 21 points and had five assists to lead Columbia to a 75-62 win over Pennsylvania on Saturday night.
Asenso Ampim finished with 15 points and team-high nine rebounds for the Lions (13-9, 4-4 Ivy League), who snapped a three-game losing streak. Brian Barbour pitched in with 14 points, making all eight of his free throw attempts.
The game went into halftime with a 35-all score. Columbia dominated in the paint, outscoring the Quakers 38-22 to help pull away in the second half.
Columbia also had 14 second-chance points to the Quakers’ 4. The Lions’ extra opportunities helped against Penn, which shot 51.2 percent (22 of 43) from the floor.
Columbia shot 49.1 percent (27 of 55).
Jack Eggleston scored 16 points for the Quakers (9-12, 3-4). Zack Rosen had 12 points and seven assists, while Cameron Gunter also had 12 points.
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