NEW HAVEN, Conn. -- Brandon Sherrod scored 18 points on 6-of-7 shooting to lead five players in double figures as Yale pulled away from Pennsylvania in the second half for a 79-65 victory in an Ivy League game Saturday night.
Armani Cotton had 15 points and nine rebounds, Michael Grace and Javier Duren scored 10 each and Matt Townsend had 10 points and nine rebounds for Yale (14-7, 8-6), which beat Princeton 71-66 on Friday, their fourth straight victory.
Yale took a 40-38 lead 3:09 into the second half and never trailed. With a 47-44 advantage, Yale scored seven consecutive points to lead 54-44. Penn closed to 54-49, but a seven-point spurt made it 61-49 at 8:27.
Yale shot 82.9 percent from the free-throw line (29 of 35), Penn 75 percent (18 of 24).
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point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.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.