Princeton forward Hans Brase (30) tries to control the ball in front of Penn guard Darnell Foreman (3) during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, in Princeton, N.J. (AP Photo/Mel Evans)
Mel Evans
January 10, 2015

PRINCETON, N.J. (AP) Henry Caruso scored a career-high 23 points and the go-ahead free throw Saturday to lead Princeton's 78-74 comeback win over Penn in an Ivy League opener.

Spencer Weisz added 20 points and the Tigers (7-9, 1-0) were outshot and outrebounded, but made 32 of 43 free throws.

Princeton pulled ahead 34-33 on a free throw by Peter Miller, but Penn's Tony Hicks hit a 3 at the buzzer and the Quakers led 41-36 at halftime.

Princeton gained ground on a 9-4 second-half run in which Weisz scored a layup and back-to-back 3s, then led 64-63 after Caruso's layup with 5:51 left. Penn regained the lead 71-70 on Matt Howard's layup with 3:02 left, then Princeton led 72-71 after a free throw by Caruso. The Tigers outscored the Quakers 8-3 in the final 1:01.

Tony Hicks and Darien Nelson-Henry scored 18 apiece for the Quakers (3-8, 0-1), Howard had 11 and Antonio Woods 10.

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