PHILADELPHIA -- Miles Cartwright scored eight of his 22 points in the final 2 minutes as Pennsylvania held off Columbia 62-58 Friday night.
The Quakers (4-15, 1-1 Ivy League) led 45-36 with 9:38 left when the Lions tied it with a 9-0 spurt, but Penn never relinquished the lead.
After Cartwright, who was 10 for 10 from the line, made two free throws with 1:45 left for a 56-53 lead, Brian Barbour answered with a 3-pointer for Columbia, which finished 3 of 17 from deep.
Cartwright hit a jumper, then added two free throws. Barbour's two foul shots with 9 seconds left made it a two-point game, but Cartwright sank two free throws a second later. Barbour missed his 3-point attempt with 4 seconds left, finishing with 21 points.
The Lions (9-8, 1-2) had a 39-26 rebounding advantage.
Penn's Fran Dougherty, who missed eight games due to mononucleosis, scored five points.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.