Rothschild made a jumper to give Penn its last lead, 81-80, with 3:10 remaining. Corey Daugherty answered with a layup and the Bears led 82-81. Donahue missed a go-ahead layup on the other end, and Spieth pulled in the rebound. Spieth followed with a layup and two free throws and Brown led 86-83 with 39 seconds left.
Sam Jones missed a potential game-tying 3 with 23 seconds to go.