The Ivy League Race Begins Friday Night

Penn's quest to return to the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 2007 begins Friday night, when Harvard (6-0 Ivy League) comes to the Palestra to face the Quakers (4-1). Those two, along with Yale (5-1), have separated themselves from the rest of the Ivy pack already.

Here are how Penn and Harvard match up statistically:

             Penn       Harvard
Record 12-10 20-2
Points/Game 67.8 65.7
   Opp. 67.5 53.6
Field Goal Pct. 44.6% 46.2%
   Opp. 43.8% 40.0%
3-Pt. FG Pct. 37.3% 36.4%
   Opp. 35.1% 32.2%
3FG/Game 7.27 6.05
   Opp. 6.45 4.23
Free Throw Pct. 73.3% 74.8%
   Opp. 70.0% 63.1%
Rebounds/Game       31.55 32.77
   Opp. 33.41 28.64
Assists/Game 14.09 12.77
   Opp. 12.82 9.50
Assists/FG 0.593 0.573
   Opp. 0.560 0.475
Steals/Game 7.41 6.64
   Opp. 6.09 5.68

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