Zack Rosen scored 19 points and dished out 10 assists to lead Pennsylvania over Robert Morris 66-60 on Saturday night.
The Villanova Wildcats and the Penn Quakers both open their 2011-2012 college basketball seasons tonight.
Penn led 23-19 at halftime after ending the half on a 19-4 run. The Quakers got 18 points from Tyler Bernardini and 12 points and six assists from Miles Cartwright.
Mark Coury matched a career high with 13 points, including the go-ahead basket with 35 seconds remaining, and Cornell defeated Pennsylvania 74-72 on Saturday night to sweep the season series.
Nasir Robinson, still healing from knee surgery, led No. 5 Pittsburgh’s 15-0 run to close the first half and the Panthers used their bench extensively while beating Pennsylvania 82-58 on Saturday night.