ITHACA, N.Y. -- Tony Hicks scored a career-high 29 points and Pennsylvania rallied to defeat Cornell 79-71 Friday night in Ivy League action.
Hicks scored 15 of the Quakers' first 17 points. With Penn (7-18, 4-4) trailing 47-43 early in the second half, he scored on a jumper, a layup, a 3-pointer and another layup to push the Quakers ahead for good.
The Big Red (13-13, 5-4) connected on 7 of 15 3-pointers in the first half but made only 3 of 12 in the second.
Penn outshot Cornell 54.9 percent (28 of 51) to 40.4 percent (21 of 52) and made 10 of 19 from deep.
Miles Cartwright added 15 points and nine assists for Penn, which has won three of its past four games,
Freshman Nolan Cressler scored a career-high 22 points for the Big Red, who came in riding a three-game winning streak and defeated Penn 71-69 on Feb. 2.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.