Penn holds off Harvard in Ivy League tournament final, punches ticket to NCAA Tournament

The only reminder that the Ivy League championship wasn't a Penn home game was seeing Darnell Foreman rush off the floor straight to the visitors' locker room, one finger in the air after drilling a 3-pointer over two defenders to give Penn a lead going into halftime.

Otherwise, Penn was in the cozy confines of its home arena at the Palestra, while Harvard was in a hostile environment.

It was the kind of environment where Penn could give up a 16-0 first-half run and the deficit evaporate in a matter of five minutes; the kind of environment where every one of Penn's 3-pointers was amplified by a student section whose roars bounced off the walls at the Paletstra.

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