Harvard entered this weekend faced with tough games against Princeton and Penn, with the outcomes likely to shape the Ivy League race. One night after beating the Tigers in Cambridge, Tommy Amaker’s team made short work of the Quakers at Lavietes Pavilion. Laurent Rivard scored 22 points and Kyle Casey added 15 to go along with 11 rebounds as Harvard beat Penn 80-50, moving to 4-0 in Ivy League play.
Harvard shot 12-for-20 from beyond the arc while Penn, which was led offensively by Tony Hicks (14 points), made just one of its seven attempts from deep. Penn also shot 7-for-15 from the foul line, getting outscored by 19 points on free throws.